Must read research from Harvard

Numerous articles, radio and television pieces have been spawned by a study by Harvard’s Daniel Lieberman featured on the cover of the new journal Nature. Here’s the most comprehensive summary I’ve found in one place. It includes a nice You Tube piece on the good doctor as well as some research video showing impact measurements with a subject running with and without on a treadmill.

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2 Comments on “Must read research from Harvard”


  1. […] research remains quite inconclusive. I’ve not seen much new in the last few months, really since Dan Lieberman’s work was […]


  2. […] is more healthy or fast, nor does there seem to be evidence that modern shoes reduce injury. Dan Lieberman’s work shows pretty clearly that the force curve increases less steeply for forefoot strikers than for […]


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