Training load quantification in triathlon

Roberto Cejuela, Jonathan Esteve-Lanao

Abstract

There are different Indices of Training Stress of varying complexity, to quantification Training load. Examples include the training impulse (TRIMP), the session (RPE), Lucia's TRIMP or Summated Zone Score. But the triathlon, a sport to be combined where there are interactions between different segments, is a complication when it comes to quantify the training. The aim of this paper is to review current methods of quantification, and to propose a scale to quantify the training load in triathlon simple application.


Keywords

Performance; Heart rate; TRIMP; Training zones; RPE

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4100/jhse.2011.62.03