case study 1865

Why does a cardiovascular athlete, such as former Tour de France Champion Chris Froome, have to be aware of the concept of cardiovascular drift? Explain in great detail to this athlete what cardiovascular drift is and also identify the factors that will affect his cardiovascular drift during a long cycling training ride.


answer the question thoroughly in 2–4 pages. Be specific in your answer. You may utilize the course presentations, lectures, and the textbook as resources; but you do not need to incorporate outside sources. While no specific style guide usage is required, your response must be in paragraph form and double spaced with 12-point, Times New Roman font. Also, remember to include your name at the bottom of the last page.


Powers, S., & Howley, E. (2018). Exercise physiology (10th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

Haff, G.G. & Triplett, N. T. (2016). Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.