Course overview

Wearable Technology: Cycling

Let’s refocus on cycling technology. Whether you’re a professional cyclist or a passionate enthusiast, this mini-series of Research Digest offers insight into the world of wearable technology for cycling so that you are kept informed and up-to-date with the latest advances in this area. Stay pedal-powered and explore the latest developments in cycling tech!

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What's included?

  • 2 Chapters
  • 5 Q&A's
  • 1 Certificate of Completion

Purpose of understanding Cycling Technology

The purpose of this SSISA Research Digest series on cycling technology is to provide cyclists, both enthusiasts and professionals, with evidence-based insights. By focusing specifically on cycling tech, the series aims to enhance understanding, improve performance, and keep readers informed about the latest advancements in wearable devices, data analytics, and training tools for cyclists

What's in-store?

In this series, you will learn and understand the following:
  • Evidence-Based Insights: Understanding how wearables, sensors, and data analytics impact cycling performance.
  • Practical tips for optimizing training routines using tech tools.
  • Latest Advancements: Updates on cutting-edge wearables, mobile apps, and training software.

Course Lessons

Meet our SSISA Research Digest team

Warren Lucas

Research and Partnerships Manager

Warren Lucas is an Accredited Sport Scientist (SASMA), completing a PhD in Exercise Science at the University of Cape Town. His research is focused on designing patient-centred exercise interventions for youth with substance use and mental health conditions in treatment settings. His supervisors are Dr. Sharief Hendricks and Prof. Vicki Lambert (HPALS UCT).

Evan Knight

Research Consultant

Evan Knight is an Exercise Scientist with an MSc in Exercise Physiology from the Stellenbosch. University. He works as a Research Consultant at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and his research is focused on biomarkers and the intercellular adaptation and communication following different endurance running training regimes in elite runners.

Devon Da Costa

Research consultant & Lecturer

Devon Da Costa is a Qualified Biokineticist completing a PhD in Exercise Science at the University of Cape Town. She works as a Research Consultant and Lecturer at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. Her research is focused on fuelling endurance sports performance through a variety of different dietary and supplementation strategies. She is supervised by Associate Prof Andrew Bosch (HPALS UCT).

Tim Klein

Research Consultant & Sport Scientist
im Klein is an Exercise Scientist who is currently completing an MSc in Exercise Science at the University of Cape Town. His research focuses primarily on the effects of resistance training on cycling performance. His research is supervised by Associate Prof. Mike Posthumus and Dr. Caroline D’Alton (HPALS UCT). 
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