Physiological and muscle fibre characteristics in cyclists before (PRE) and after (POST) competitive-season.

Data presented as mean ± SEM. All differences between PRE and POST were not significant (P > 0.05). Mean values of Hematocrit and hemoglobin levels were measured using Sysmex system (KX-21N, Sysmex, Kobe, Japan).

^ = in ellipse minor axis.

Physiological and muscle fibre characteristics in cyclists before (PRE) and after (POST) competitive-season.