Andrew Coggan, Ph.D. is the co-author and cycling scientist behind Training and Racing with a Power Meter. Peaks Coaching Group is honored to have Dr. Coggan as a consulting adviser available to our athletes on a limited basis.
Andrew R. Coggan, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized exercise physiologist. He has published numerous scientific articles on a diverse range of topics, including the effects of carbohydrates on cycling performance, the physiological adaptations to endurance training, and the effects of aging on muscle metabolism during exercise. These papers have been cited more than 4,700 times in the scientific literature, with 15 of them achieving Citation Classic status (i.e., cited more than 100 times apiece). A national-caliber master’s cyclist and TT record holder, Dr. Coggan is also widely recognized as one of the leading experts on the use of power meters, and is the originator of the normalized power, TSS, power profiling, quadrant analysis, and the Performance Manager concepts. In 2006, he was honored for these applied sports science efforts with USA Cycling’s Sport Science Award and by being named as one of three Finalists for the US Olympic Committee’s Doc Councilman Award.