MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 78, 20162nd International Conference on Green Design and Manufacture 2016 (IConGDM 2016)
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|Published online||07 October 2016|
Influence of Initial Crank Positions and Jaw Clenching Activity on Cycling Performance
1 School of Mechatronic Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis, Pauh, Malaysia
2 Institute of Engineering Mathematics, University Malaysia Perlis, Pauh, Malaysia
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The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of three initial crank positions and jaw clenching activities on seated cycling performance. 10 normal subjects (5 females, 5 males) completed six separate occasions of Wingate Test with three different initial crank positions (0°, 47°, 71°) and two modes of jaw activities (jaw clenching and jaw loose). The findings suggest that, crank angle of 71° has the highest power output compare to other angles. The combination of 71° crank angles and jaw loose the jaw shows the best cycling performance.
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