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Alexandra Greenwald

Assistant Professor
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Curator of Ethnography
Natural History Museum of Utah


Leveraging Prehistoric Footwear to Reconstruct Ancient Running Biomechanics

Running is an important cultural practice among modern Diné and Puebloan peoples, and has roots in prehistoric practice. Oral history suggests running was important in ceremony, communication, hunting, and warfare. However, prehistoric prevalence an...


Alexandra Greenwald (Project Owner)Natural History Museum of Utah, Anthropology
Andrew AndersonSchool of Medicine, Orthopaedics
David CarrierCollege of Science, School of Biological Sciences
Andrew MerryweatherCollege of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Status: Funded 2020
Last Updated: 12/7/22