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Dr Matt Miller PhD, MS, BS

Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 06 356 9099 ext 83816
    Location: 1.32, Practical teaching Complex
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2017)
  • Master of Science - East Stroudsburg University (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science - East Stroudsburg University (2012)

Prizes and Awards

  • Emerging Innovator - Kiwi Innovation Network (2017)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Matt's research leads the way in exploration of the importance of braking in cycling performance.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Human Movement and Sports Science (110600): Medical And Health Sciences (110000)

Keywords

Cycling Performance

Mountain Biking

Brake Power

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

IP

Miller, MC., Fink, PW., & Ostergaard, R.(2017). . : Brake Power Measuring Device
[Patent]Authored by: Fink, P., Miller, M.

Journal

Miller, MC., Fink, PW., Macdermid, PW., & Stannard, SR. (2018). Quantification of brake data acquired with a brake power meter during simulated cross-country mountain bike racing. Sports Biomechanics. , 1-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
Miller, MC., Fink, PW., Macdermid, PW., Perry, BG., & Stannard, SR. (2017). Validity of a device designed to measure braking power in bicycle disc brakes. Sports Biomechanics. , 1-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Perry, B., Stannard, S.
Macdermid, PW., Miller, MC., Fink, PW., & Stannard, SR. (2017). The effectiveness of front fork systems at damping accelerations during isolated aspects specific to cross-country mountain biking. Sports Biomechanics. 16(4), 527-539
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
Miller, MC., Macdermid, PW., Fink, PW., & Stannard, SR. (2017). Performance and physiological effects of different descending strategies for cross-country mountain biking. European Journal of Sport Science. 17(3), 279-285
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
Macdermid, PW., Fink, PW., Miller, MC., & Stannard, S. (2017). The impact of uphill cycling and bicycle suspension on downhill performance during cross-country mountain biking. Journal of Sports Sciences. 35(14), 1355-1363
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
miller, M., & Macdermid, . (2015). Ergonomic Strategies Related To Health and Efficiency in Mountain Biking.. J Ergonomics. 5(2) Retrieved from https://www.omicsonline.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Macdermid, P., Miller, M.
Miller, M., & Macdermid, PW. (2015). Predictive validity of critical power, the onset of blood lactate and anaerobic capacity for cross-country mountain bike race performance. Sport and Exercise Medicine. 1(4), 105-110
[Journal article]Authored by: Macdermid, P., Miller, M.
Stannard, S., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., & Fink, P. (2015). The power of cycling. Movement, Health & Exercise. 4(2), 1-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
Miller, MC., Macdermid, PW., Fink, PW., & Stannard, SR. (2015). Agreement between Powertap, Quarq and Stages power meters for cross-country mountain biking. Sports Technology. 8(1-2), 44-50
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
Macdermid, PW., Miller, MC., Macdermid, FM., & Fink, PW. (2015). Tyre volume and pressure effects on impact attenuation during mountain bike riding. Shock and Vibration. 2015
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M.
Miller, MC., Moir, GL., & Stannard, SR. (2014). Validity of using functional threshold power and intermittent power to predict cross-country mountain bike race outcome. Journal of Science and Cycling. 3(1), 16-20
[Journal article]Authored by: Miller, M.

Conference

Miller, MC., Fink, P., Macdermid, P., & Stannard, S. (2017). The utilisation of a bicycle brake power meter during cross-country mountain biking. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australian Strength and Conditioning Association. Surfers Paradise, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.
Miller, MC., Witmer, C., Moir, G., & Davis, S. (2013, November). Predictive validity of critical power and functional threshold power for mountain bike race performance.. Presented at MARC ACSM
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Miller, M.
Miller, MC., Macdermid, PM., Fink, PW., & Stannard, SR.(2016, July). Performance and physiological effects of different pacing strategies for mountain bike racing. .
[Conference]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., Stannard, S.Contributed to by: Miller, M.
Sauers, EJ., Miller, MC., Sina, B., Muth, BJ., Snyder, BW., & Davis, SE.(2014, May). Effects Of Full-fat And Fat-free Chocolate Milk On Recovery Following Endurance Running. .
[Conference]Authored by: Miller, M.
Miller, MC., Witmer, CA., Moir, GL., & Davis, SE.(2014, May). The Predictive Validity of Critical Power and Functional Threshold Power for Mountain Bike Race Performance. .
[Conference]Authored by: Miller, M.Contributed to by: Miller, M.

Thesis

Miller, MC. (2017). Quantification and description of braking during mountain biking using a novel brake power meter. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Miller, M.Edited by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Stannard, S.
Miller, MC. (2013). The predictive validity of critical power and functional threshold power represented by the lactate threshold for mountain bike cross-country race performance. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Miller, M.

Supervision and Teaching

Teaching

234.227 Applied Sports Science

234.225 Nutrition for Sport, Exercise & Health

234.701 Muscle Mechanics

Courses Coordinated

Media and Links

Media

  • 15 Dec 2016 - Magazine
    Catching up with: Matt Miller
  • 01 Feb 2018 - Radio
    Tell me about your thesis

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