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Achim Schmidt

Sporthochschule Köln, Köln, Germany

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Dr. Achim Schmidt has been a research assistant at the Institute of Natural Sports and Ecology at the German Sport University of Cologne/Germany since 1999. The active cyclist is also the author of many books and articles about cycling and endurance sports. His research focuses on the development of sports concepts for tourists and on cycling as a sport. Schmidt also advises companies in the cycling industry on product development and the topic of ergonomics. (July 2013)