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Extreme events reveal an alimentary limit on sustained maximal human energy expenditure

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Science Advances  05 Jun 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 6, eaaw0341
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw0341

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vol. 5 no. 6

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  • Received for publication November 12, 2018
  • Accepted for publication April 30, 2019

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  1. Caitlin Thurber1,
  2. Lara R. Dugas2,
  3. Cara Ocobock3,
  4. Bryce Carlson4,
  5. John R. Speakman5,6,* and
  6. Herman Pontzer1,7,8,*
  1. 1Department of Anthropology, Hunter College, New York, NY 10065, USA.
  2. 2Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.
  3. 3Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY 12222, USA.
  4. 4Department of Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.
  5. 5Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
  6. 6Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
  7. 7Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA.
  8. 8Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: herman.pontzer{at} (H.P.); j.speakman{at} (J.R.S.)


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