Science and Cycling's Grand Tours 

(1)       The Tour De France: An Updated Physiological Review. Santalla A, Earnest CP, Marroyo JA, Lucia A. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2012;7(3):200-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22930683

(2)       Time Trial Exertion Traits of Cycling's Grand Tours. Earnest CP, Foster C, Hoyos J, Muniesa CA, Santalla A, Lucia A. Int J Sports Med. 2009;30(4):240-4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=19199205

(3)       Regulation of Energy Expenditure During Prolonged Athletic Competition. Foster C, Hoyos J, Earnest CP, Lucia A. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37(4):670-75. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=15809568

(4)       Is There an Association between Ace and CKMM Polymorphisms and Cycling Performance Status During 3-Week Races? Lucia A, Gomez-Gallego F, Chicharro JL, Hoyos J, Celaya K, Cordova A, Villa G, Alonso JM, Barriopedro M, Perez M, Earnest CP. Int J Sports Med. 2005;26(6):442-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=16037885

(5)       Which Laboratory Variable Is Related with Time Trial Performance Time in the Tour De France? Lucia A, Hoyos J, Perez M, Santalla A, Earnest CP, Chicharro JL. Br J Sports Med. 2004;38(5):636-40. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=15388555

(6)       Giro, Tour, and Vuelta in the Same Season. Lucia A, Hoyos J, Santalla A, Earnest CP, Chicharro JL. Br J Sports Med. 2003;37(5):457-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=14514543

(7)       Tour De France Versus Vuelta a Espana: Which Is Harder? Lucia A, Hoyos J, Santalla A, Earnest CP, Chicharro JL. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2003;35(5):872-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/htbin-post/Entrez/query?db=m&form=6&dopt=r&uid=12750600

(8)       The Tour De France: A Physiological Review. Lucia A, Earnest CP, Arribas C. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2003;13(5):275-83. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=14507292