Our recent publication in the Journal of Applied Physiology entitled "Long-term use of high-heeled shoes alters the neuromechanics of human walking" received global media attention. This article later received the Paper of the year award (2012) at the Griffith University Health and Medical Conference. The scientific article can be accessed from here:


The following is a selection of links to articles that covered this story:


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ABC News:

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New Zealand Herald:

Daily Mail:


In 2015, Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times wrote another article on this topic, which can be accessed here:


Some of the article is based on my 2014 review entitled 'The effects of high heeled shoes on female gait: a review': 



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