Sunday, May 13, 2012

References - Chapter 1: The Evolution of Running in Humans

Below are the references discussed in Chapter 1 of Tread Lightly. Click on the citation text to read the abstract or PDF (for scientific articles) or to view book information.

Chapter 1 References

Bramble DM, Lieberman DE. 2004. Endurance running and the Evolution of Homo. Nature 432:345–352.

Bunn HT, Pickering, TR. 2010. Bovid mortality profiles in paleoecological context falsify hypotheses of endurance running–hunting and passive scavenging by early Pleistocene hominins. Quaternary Research 74: 395–404.

Carrier, DR. 1984. The Energetic Paradox of Human Running and Hominid Evolution. Current Anthropology 25(4): 483–495.

Ker RF, Bennett MB, Bibby SR, Kester RC, Alexander RM. 1987. The spring in the arch of the human foot. Nature 325: 147–149.

[pdf] Lieberman DE, Bramble DM. 2007. The evolution of marathon running capabilities in humans. Sports Med 37:288–90.

Lieberman, DE, Bramble, DM, Raichlen, DA, Shea, JJ. Brains, Brawn, and the Evolution of Human Endurance Running Capabilities. 2009. In: Grine, FE, Fleagle, JG, Leakey, RE (Eds.), The First Humans – Origin and Early Evolution of the Genus Homo. Stony Brook, NY. Springer, pp. 77–92.

[pdf] Lieberman DE, Bramble DM, Raichlen DA, Shea JJ. 2007. The evolution of endurance running and the tyranny of ethnography: A reply to Pickering and Bunn. Journal of Human Evolution 53:434–437.

[pdf] Lieberman DE, Raichlen DA, Pontzer H, Bramble DM, Cutright-Smith E. 2006. The human gluteus maximus and its role in running. The Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 2143–2155.

Newton, A. Running. London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1935.

[pdf] Novacheck TF. 1998. The biomechanics of running. Gait and Posture 7: 77–95.

Pickering TR, Bunn HT. 2007. The endurance running hypothesis and hunting and scavenging in savanna-woodlands. Journal of Human Evolution 53(4): 434–438.

[pdf] Pontzer H, Raichlen DA, Sockol MD. 2009. The metabolic cost of walking in humans, chimpanzees, and early hominins. Journal of Human Evolution 56: 43–54.

[pdf] Shea, JJ. 2006. The Origins of Lithic Projectile Point Technology: Evidence from Africa, the Levant, and Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science 33(6):823–846.

Wrangham, R. Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. New York: Basic Books, 2009.

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