Looking for the “Athlete 2.0”: a collaborative challenge

Authors

  • Mikel Zabala Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada
  • Greg Atkinson Health and Social Care Institute, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University

Keywords:

cycling 2.0, ethics, performance, fair play

Abstract

Editorial. Looking for the “Athlete 2.0”: a collaborative challenge.

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Author Biographies

Mikel Zabala, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada

PhD in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (University of Granada and Liverpool John Moores University). Vicedean and Senior Lecturer of masters study of Cycling and Science and Cycling (PhD studies) in the Faculty of Sport Sciences (University of Granada). Director of the Cycling Research Center (www.cycling-research.com). Author of various scientific papers about cycling and training. Member of the CTS545 research group "Physical activity, sport, and ergonomics for the quality of life". Master level in High Performance Sport (Spanish Olympic Committee and UPM). Coach of different international pro cyclists. Director of Projects for the prevention of Doping (Spanish Cycling Federation) 2008-Now. Technical Director of the Spanish Cycling Federation 2007-2008. Spanish Mountain Bike Team Manager 2004-2006. Coach in the Spanish Cycling Federation 1999-2004. UCI Level Cycling Manager. Former Motocross rider and former cyclist, now master 30 cyclist.

Greg Atkinson, Health and Social Care Institute, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University

Greg’s primary research agenda is in chronobiology. His overlapping research agendas are in Biostatistics and Ergonomics, which evidences both range and quality of research outputs. He has published a total of 69 research manuscripts since January 2006 (160 in total) in Journals included in the Science Citation Index (SCI). His publications have been cited in 2134 other published manuscripts. He has also authored two entries (Shift-work and Jet-lag) in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine and Sleep Medicine. The number of citations of his paper on measurement error (Atkinson and Nevill, Sports Med 1998;26:217-238) has, in the last 3 years, grown to a total of 463, making it the most cited article amongst the 5000 published from a dedicated UK Sport and Exercise Sciences Department between 1970 and 2006.

Published

2012-06-30

How to Cite

Zabala, M., & Atkinson, G. (2012). Looking for the “Athlete 2.0”: a collaborative challenge. Journal of Science and Cycling, 1(1), 1-2. Retrieved from https://jsc-journal.com/index.php/JSC/article/view/17

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Editorial