Academic publications

  • 77 Scientific Publications citations housed within the Western States Endurance Run 'Research Program'

  • Addison, Brian J. and Lieberman, Daniel E. 2015. Tradeoffs between impact loading rate, vertical impulse and effective mass for walkers and heel strike runners wearing footwear of varying stiffness. Journal of Biomechanics, 48(7):1318-1324.

  • Bramble, Dennis M. and Lieberman, Daniel E. 2004. Endurance running and the evolution of Homo. Nature, 432:345-352.

  • Brownell, S. 2006. Sport ethnography: a personal account, in Hobbs, D. and Wright, R. ed. The SAGE Handbook of Fieldwork. SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.

  • Degache, F., et al. 2013. Changes in running mechanics and spring–mass behaviour induced by a 5-hour hilly running bout. Journal of Sports Science, 31(3):299-304.

  • Devine, John. 1985. The versatility of human locomotion. American Anthropologist, 87(3):550-570.

  • Gilbert, Matthew Sakiestewa. 2012. Marathoner Louis Tewanima and the continuity of Hopi running (1908-1912). The Western Historical Quarterly43(3):325-346.

  • Fourchet, F., et al. 2012. Effects of a 5-hour hilly running bout on ankle dorsal and plantar flexors force and fatigability parameters. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(7):2645-2652.

  • Gergelé, L., Baillieul, S., Mariat, C., Cavalier, E., Millet, G.Y. 2013. Agression rénale aiguë au décours de l’Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. Néphrologie & Thérapeutique, 9(5):327-328.

  • Gilbert, Matthew Sakiestewa. 2010. Hopi footraces and American marathons (1912-1930). American Quarterly, 62(1):77-101.

  • Gimenez, P., Kerhervé, H., Messonnier, L., Féasson, L. and Millet, G.Y. 2013. Kinetics of energetic cost of running during a 24 h treadmill exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 45(9):1807-1813.

  • Hoffman, M.D. 2008a. Ultramarathon trail running comparison of performance-matched men and women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(9):1681-1686.

  • Hoffman, M.D. 2008b. Anthropometric characteristics of ultramarathoners. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29(10):808-811.

  • Hoffman, M.D., Lee, J., Zhao, H. and Tsodikov, A. 2007. Pain perception after running a 100-mile ultramarathon. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 88(8):1042-1048.

  • Hanold, Maylon T. 2010. Beyond the marathon: (de)construction of female ultrarunning bodies. Sociology of Sport Journal, 27:160-177.

  • Howatson, Glyn et al. 2011. Trekking poles reduce exercise-induced muscle injury during mountain walking. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 43(1):140-145.

  • Jamart, C., Francaux, M., Millet, G.Y., Deldicque, L., Frere, D. and Féasson, L. 2012. Modulation of autophagy and ubiquitin-proteasome pathways during ultra-endurance running. Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(9):1529-1537.

  • Johnston, Francis J. 1980. Two Southern California trade trails. Journal of California and Great Basin Archaeology, 2(1):88-96.

  • Lieberman, Daniel E. 2012. What we can learn about running from barefoot running: an evolutionary medical perspective. Exercise Sport Science Review, 40(2):63-72.

  • Lieberman, D.E., Raichlen, D.A., Pontzer, H., Bramble, D.M., and Cutright-Smith, E. 2006. The human gluteus maximus and its role in running. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 209:2143-2155.

  • MacNairn, Ian A.S. 2011. Death racers: an ethnography of ultrarunning embodiment. Master's thesis. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary.

  • Malcolm, Dominic. 2005. The emergence, codification and diffusion of sport. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 40(1):115-118.

  • Martin, V., et al. 2010. Central and peripheral contributions to neuromuscular fatigue induced by a 24-hour treadmill run. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108:1224-1233.

  • Millet, G.Y. 2011. Can neuromuscular fatigue explain running strategies and performance in ultramarathons? The flush model. Sports Medicine, 41(6):489-506.

  • Millet, G.P. and Millet, G.Y. 2012. Ultramarathon is an outstanding model for the study of adaptive responses to extreme load and stress. BMC Medicine, 10:77.

  • Millet, G.Y., Hoffman, M.D. and Morin, J.B. 2012. Last word on viewpoint: sacrificing economy to improve running performance - a reality in the ultramarathon? Journal of Applied Physiology 113(3):513.

  • Millet, G.Y., et al. 2011a. Neuromuscular consequences of an extreme mountain ultra-marathon. PLoS One, 6(2):e17059.

  • Millet, G.Y., et al. 2011b. Physiological and biological factors associated with a 24 h treadmill ultramarathon performance. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 21(1):54-61.

  • Millet, G.Y., et al. 2009. Running from Paris to Beijing: biomechanical and physiological consequences. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 107:731-738.

  • Morin, J.B., Tomazin, K., Edouard, P. and Millet, G.Y. 2011a. Changes in running mechanics and spring-mass behavior induced by a mountain ultra-marathon race. Journal of Biomechanics, 44(6):1104-1107.

  • Morin, J.B., Samozino, P. and Millet, G.Y. 2011b. Changes in running kinematics, kinetics, and springmass behavior over a 24-h run. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 43(5):829-836.

  • Morin, J.B., Samozino, P., Geyssant, A., Féasson, L. and Millet, G.Y. 2009. Effects of muscular biopsy on biomechanics of running. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 105(2):185-190.

  • Nicolas, M., Banizette, M. and Millet, G.Y. 2011. Stress and recovery states during a 24 h ultramarathon race: a one month follow-up study. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12:368-374.

  • Robach, P. et al. 2014. Hemolysis induced by an extreme mountain ultra-marathon is not associated with a decrease in total red blood cell volume. Scandinavian Journal of  Medicine and Science in Sports, 24(1):18-27.

  • Ronkainen, N.J., Harrison, M.E., and Ryba, T.V. 2014. Running, being, and Beijing -an existential exploration of a runner identity. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 11(2):189-210.

  • Sands, Robert R. and Sands, Linda R. 2010. The anthropology of sport and human movement: a biocultural perspective. Lexington Books: Lanham, MD.

  • Sands, Robert R. 1999. Anthropology, sport, and culture. Praeger: Westport, CT.

  • Saugy J., Place, N., Millet, G.Y., Degache, F., Schena, F. and Millet, G.P. 2013. Alterations of neuromuscular function after the world's most challenging mountain ultramarathon. PLoS One,8(6):e65596.

  • Tulle, Emmanuelle. 2007. Running to run: embodiment, structure and agency amongst veteran elite runners. Sociology, 41(2):329-346.

  • Utter, A., Nieman, D., Kang, J., Dumke, C., Quindry, J., McAnulty, S., et al. 2009. Quercetin does not affect rating of perceived exertion in athletes during the Western States Endurance Run. Research in Sports Medicine, 17(1):71-83.

  • van Ingen Schenau, G.J. and Cavanagh, P.R. 1990. Power equations in endurance sports. Joural of Biomechanics, 23(9):865-881.

  • Vitiello, D., Rupp, T., Millet, G.Y., Robach, P., Bussière, J.L. and Nottin, S. 2013. Left and right ventricular mechanics and myocardial damages after completing an extreme mountain ultra-long duration exercise. International Journal of Cardiology, 165(2):391-392.

  • Wu, C.L. and Williams, C. 2006. A low glycemic index meal exercise improves endurance running capacity in men. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 16:510-527.

  • Wüthrich, T.U, Marty J., Kerherve H., Millet G.Y., Verges S., Spengler C.M. Peripheral and central aspects of respiratory muscle fatigue in a mountain ultra-marathon race. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, in press.


Academic Publications 
Myke Hermsmeyer

University of Calgary

Leaders in Medicine Program,

Department of Anthropology & Archaeology; Cummings School of Medicine

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