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  • PhD, Sport & Exercise Science, Massey University, 2017

    • KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Award, Dean’s Graduation Award

  • MSc, Exercise Physiology, East Stroudsburg University, 2013 

    • President of Graduate Exercise Science Club, GA Human Performance Laboratory

  • BSc, Exercise Science, East Stroudsburg University, 2012 



Be sure to check out my ResearchGate profile for access to the full versions of most of these manuscripts.

Miller, M. (2022). Free Speed: A Guide to Finding Your Flow with a Brake Power Meter. Independently published.

O’Connor, W., O’Connor, E., Barnes, M., Miller, M., Gardener, H., & Stannard, S. (2022). Chronic carbohydrate restriction improves endurance capacity and body composition in men and women. Journal of Science and Cycling, 11(1), 70-83.


Miller, M. C., & Fink, P. W. (2021). A normalized brake work algorithm designed to output a single metric to predict non-propulsive mountain bike performance. The Journal of Sport and Exercise Science, 5(1), 49-55.

Miller, M. C., Tully, A., Miller, A., Stannard, S.R., Fink, P. W. (2020). Calculation of rear brake power and work during skidding on paved and gravel cycling surfaces. Journal of Science & Cycling, 8(3), 33-38.

Miller, M. C., Fink, P. W., Macdermid, P. W., Allen, D. & Stannard, S. R. (2018). Braking and performance characteristics of experienced and inexperienced mountain bikers navigating an isolated off-road turn using a brake power meter. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 18:4, 495-506. 

Miller, M. C., Fink, P. W., Macdermid, P. W., & Stannard, S. R. (2018). Quantification of brake data acquired with a brake power meter during simulated cross-country mountain bike racing. Sports Biomechanics, 1-11.

Miller, M. C., Fink, P. W., Macdermid, P. W., Perry, B. G., & Stannard, S. R. (2017). Validity of a device designed to measure braking power in bicycle disc brakes. Sports Biomechanics, 1-11.

Macdermid, P. W., Miller, M. C., Fink, P. W., & Stannard, S. R. (2017). The effectiveness of front fork systems at damping accelerations during isolated aspects specific to cross-country mountain biking. Sports Biomechanics, 1-13.

Miller, M.C., Macdermid, P.W., Fink, P.W., and Stannard, S.R. (2017). Performance and physiological effects of different descending strategies for cross-country mountain biking. European Journal of Sport Science, 17(3): p. 279-285.

Macdermid, P.W., Fink, P.W., Miller, M.C., and Stannard, S. (2017) The impact of uphill cycling and bicycle suspension on downhill performance during cross-country mountain biking. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-9.

Miller, M., Macdermid, P., Fink, P., and Stannard, S. (2016). Agreement between Powertap, Quarq and Stages power meters for cross-country mountain biking. Sports Technology, p. 1-7.

Stannard, S., Macdermid, P., Miller, M., and Fink, P. (2015). The power of cycling.  Movement, Health & Exercise, 4(2).

Miller MC, Macdermid PW. (2015). Ergonomic Strategies Related To Health and Efficiency in Mountain Biking. J Ergonomics 5:e139.

Miller, M., & Macdermid, P. (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 Open Journal, 1(4), 105-110.

Macdermid, PW, Miller, M.C., Macdermid, F.M., & Fink, P.W. (2015). Tyre Volume and Pressure Effects on Impact Attenuation during Mountain Bike Riding. Shock and Vibration, 10.

Miller, M. C., Moir, G. L., & Stannard, S. R. (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.


Research Presentations

2019 Australasian Skill Acquisition Network | ORAL PRESENTATION

2017 Australian Strength & Conditioning Association | POSTER

2016 European College of Sports Science | ORAL PRESENTATION

2014 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting | POSTER (x2)

2013 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting | POSTER




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