Department of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation-University of California Davis Health System
Director of Research-Western States Endurance Run
4860 Y St., Suite 3850
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri, 1976-1978
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1988
American College of Sports Medicine
Wilderness Medical Society
Honors and Awards:
Third Prize, Alpha Omega Alpha Research Forum, St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1982
Second Prize, National Student Design Contest, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 1978
Bausch and Lomb Outstanding Science Student Award, North Kansas City High School, 1974
Select Recent Publications:
Hoffman MD, Lee J, Zhao H, Tsodikov A. Pain perception after running a 100-mile ultramarathon. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 88:1042-1048, 2007.
Ruble SB, Hoffman MD, Shepanski MA, Valic Z, Buckwalter JB, Clifford PS. Thermal pain perception after aerobic exercise. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 86:1019-1023, 2005.
Hoffman MD, Shepanski MA, MacKenzie SP, Clifford PS. Experimentally induced pain perception is acutely reduced by aerobic exercise in persons with chronic low back pain. J Rehabil Res Dev, 42(2):183-190, 2005.
Hoffman MD, Shepanski MA, Ruble SB, Valic Z, Buckwalter JB, Clifford PS. Intensity and duration threshold for aerobic exercise-induced analgesia to pressure pain. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 85:1183-1187, 2004.
Hoffman MD, Millet GY, Candau R, Rouillon JD. Evaluation of a theoretical model to quantify the sources of metabolic cost in walking. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:353-362, 2004.
Hoffman MD, Millet GY, Hoch AZ, Candau RB. Assessment of wheelchair drag resistance using a coasting deceleration technique. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 82:880-889, 2003.
Groslambert A, Hintzy F, Hoffman MD, Dugue B, Rouillon JD. Validation of a rating scale of perceived exertion in young children. Int J Sports Med, 22:116-119, 2001.
Millet GP, Millet GY, Hoffman MD, Candau RB. Alterations in running economy and mechanics after maximal cycling in triathletes: Influence of performance level. Int J Sports Med, 21:1-6, 2000.
Candau RB, Grappe F, Menard M, Barbier B, Millet GY, Hoffman MD, Belli AR, Rouillon JD. Simplified deceleration method for assessment of resistive forces in cycling. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 31:1441-1447, 1999.
Grappe F, Candau R, Barbier B, Hoffman MD, Belli AR, Rouillon JD. Influence of tyre pressure and vertical load on coefficient of rolling resistance and simulated cycling performance. Ergonomics, 10:1361-1371, 1999.
Groslambert A, Candau R, Hoffman MD, Bardy B, Rouillon JD. Validation of simple tests of biathlon shooting ability. Int J Sports Med, 20:179-182, 1999.