The Evolution of Human Physical Activity – Running, Sweating

Human physical activities differ significantly from other species. How, when and why did these capabilities evolve? What adaptations underlie them? And how did the evolution of human physical activity affect other key human characteristics that have advanced our species? Daniel Lieberman and Yana Kamberov explore how running and sweating evolved and what it means for Homo sapiens. [7/2021] [Show ID: 37184]

00:00 – Start
01:38 – The Evolution of Walking and Running – Daniel Lieberman
31:30 – Genetic Drivers of Human Thermoregulatory Skin Traits – Yana Kamberov

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