Locomotor Performance Laboratory

Publications & Articles

Publications & Articles (PDF links)

Clark K, Ryan L, Weyand P.  Foot speed, foot-strike and footwear:  linking gait mechanics and running ground reaction forces. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 217: 2037-2040, 2014.

Weyand P, Smith B, Schultz N, Ludlow L, Puyau M, Butte N.  Predicting metabolic rate across walking speed: one fit for all body sizes?  Journal of Applied Physiology, 115: 1332-1342, 2013.

Bundle M and Weyand P. Sprint Exercise Performance: Does Metabolic Power Matter? Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 40: 174-182, 2012. ESSR website: www.acsm-essr.org

Weyand P, Smith B, Puyau M, and Butte N. The mass-specific energy cost of human walking is set by stature. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: 3972-3979, 2010.

Weyand P, Sandell R, Prime D, and Bundle M. The biological limits to running speed are imposed from the ground up. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108: 950-961, 2010.

Weyand P and Bundle M. Point: Artificial limbs do make artificially fast running speeds possible. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108: 1011-1012, 2010.

Weyand P, Smith B, and Sandell R. Assessing the metabolic cost of walking: the influence of baseline subtractions. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 1: 6878-81, 2009.

Weyand P, Bundle M, McGowan C, Grabowski A, Brown M, Kram R, and Herr H. The fastest runner on artificial legs: different limbs, similar function? Journal of Applied Physiology, 107: 903-911, 2009.

Weyand P, Lin J, and Bundle M. Sprint performance-duration relationships are set by the fractional duration of external force application. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 290: R758-R765, 2006.

Bundle M, Ernst C, Bellizzi M, Wright S, and Weyand P. A metabolic basis for impaired muscle force production and neuromuscular compensation during sprint cycling. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 291: R1457-R1464, 2006.

Alexander R. Sprinting and endurance for cyclists and runners.  American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 290: R757, 2006.

Weyand P and Bundle M. Energetics of high-speed running: integrating classical theory and contemporary observations. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 288: R956-R965, 2005. 

Weyand P and Davis J. Running performance has a structural basis. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208: 2625-2631, 2005.

Friedl K. Bioenergetics of Animal Locomotion: Lessons for Expedient Monitoring in Human Fitness and Weight Management. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, Volume 6, Number 1, 2004. 

Hoyt R, Buller M, Santee W, Yokota M, Weyand P, and Delany J. Total Energy Expenditure Estimated Using Foot-Ground Contact Pedometry. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, Volume 6, Number 1, 2004.

Bundle M, Hoyt R, and Weyand P. High-speed running performance: a new approach to assessment and prediction. Journal of Applied Physiology, 95: 1955-1962, 2003.

Kerdok A, Biewener A, McMahon T, Weyand, P, and Herr H.  Energetics and mechanics of running on surfaces of different stiffnesses. Journal of Applied Physiology, 92: 469-478, 2002.

Weyand P, Kelly M, Blackadar T, Darley J, Oliver S, Ohlenbusch N, Joffe S, and Hoyt, R. Ambulatory estimates of maximal aerobic power from foot-ground contact times and heart rates in running humans. Journal of Applied Physiology, 91: 451-458, 2001.

Wright S and Weyand P. The application of ground force explains the energetic cost of running backward and forward. Journal of Experimental Biology, 204: 1805-1815, 2001.

Weyand P, Sternlight D, Bellizzi M, and Wright S.  Faster top running speeds are achieved with greater ground forces not more rapid leg movements. Journal of Applied Physiology, 89: 1991-2000, 2000. 

Bundle M, Hoppeler H, Vock R, Tester J, and Weyand P.  High metabolic rates in running birds. Nature, 397: 31-32, 1999.

Weyand P, Lee C, Martinez-Ruiz R, Bundle M, Wright S, Bellizzi M, and Wright S.  High-speed running performance is largely unaffected by hypoxic reductions in aerobic power. Journal of Applied Physiology, 86: 2059-2064, 1999.

Bellizzi M, King K, Cushman S, and Weyand P.  Does the application of ground force set the energetic cost of cross-country skiing? Journal of Applied Physiology, 85: 1736 - 1743, 1998.

Weyand P, Cureton K, Conley D, Sloniger M, and Liu Y. Peak oxygen deficit predicts sprint and middle-distance track performance. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 26(5):S120, 1174-1180, 1994.