Skip to main content

Module Reading List

Movement Analysis, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Simon Walker
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
On this page:


Gordon D. et al. (2013). Research Methods in Biomechanics 2nd Ed. Human Kinetics Publishers


Allard P, Stokes IAF, Blanchi J-P (1995) Three-dimensional analysis of human movement. Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics

Bartlett R (2007) Introduction to sports biomechanics : analysing human movement patterns. London: E&FNSpon

Bartlett R (1999) Sports biomechanics : reducing injury and improving performance. London:E&FN Spon

Enoka RM (2008) Neuromechanics of human movement. 4rd ed. Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics

Frankle V H & Nordin M (2001) Basic biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. 3nd ed. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger.

Grifiths IW (2006) Principles of biomechanics & motion analysis. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Nigg B M (2007) Biomechanics of the musculo-skeletal system. 4th ed.Chechester:Wiley

Winter DA (2005) Biomechanics and motor control of human movement. 3rd ed. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons.

Zatsiorsky, V M (1998) Kinematics of human motion. Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics


Top of page


The following is just a starting point as there is a wealth of papers published on minimalist shoes.

Lieberman, DE et al. (2010). Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners. Nature 463, 531-535.

Willy, RW & Davis, IS (2013). Kinematic and kinetic comparison of running in standard and minimalist shoes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 46(2), 318-23.

Perkins, KP. et al. (2014). The risks and benefits of running barefoot or in minimalist shoes:  a systematic review. Sports & Physical Therapy. 6, 475-480

Fuller, BS. (2016). Redistribution of mechanical work at the knee and ankle joints during fast running in minimalist shoes. J. Athl. Training. 51(10):806–812

LeBlanc, M. & Ferkranus, H. (2018). Lower extremity joint kinematics of shod, barefoot, and simulated barefoot treadmill running. Int. J. Exerc. Sci. 11(1), 717-729


Clinical biomechanics.

Journal of biomechanics.


This list was last updated on 07/10/2019