Daniel Lieberman

Recently, an article published in the fitness and outdoor industry trade SNEWS profiled and interviewed Gert-Peter Brüggemann. Dr. Bruggemann is a former national class gymnast turned biomechanics professor. He is also an avid runner and consultant to running shoe companies, including Brooks. (He was the consulting researcher behind the Brooks Running PureProject.) Combining his athletic [...]

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Video: The Barefoot Professor

by Abbie on June 5, 2010

Most barefoot runners have at least heard of the study conducted by Professor Daniel Lieberman and his colleagues at Harvard University, Biomechanics of Foot Strikes & Applications to Running Barefoot or in Minimal Footwear, which confirmed that barefoot runners generally land mid- to forefoot while shod runners generally have more of a heel strike.  The research proved what [...]

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