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Module Reading List

Mechanics of Sport and Performance, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Greg Tierney
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Required for Week Two:

Bezodis, N.E., Salo, E.I.T. & Trewartha, G. (2013) Lower limb joint kinetics during the first stance phase in athletics sprinting: three elite athlete case studies. Journal of Sports Sciences. ISSN: 0264-0414 DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.849000 (Published online 20 Dec 2013)

Additional for week Two:

Hojka, V., Kubovy, p. & Bacakova, R. (2012) Comparative analysis of the support phase during first two steps after leaving the starting blocks. Acta Gymnica: Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis, Gymnica 42(2) p.p. 27-32. Available from:

Useful General Text:

Bartlett R, 2012, Sports biomechanics : reducing injury and improving performance. 2nd ed London:Routledge

Cavanagh, P R, 1990, Biomechanics of distance running. Champaign,Il:Human Kinetics

Hamil J and K M Knutzen, 2009, Biomechanical basis of human movement 3rd ed.. Baltimore:Williams and Wilkins.

Hay J G, 1993, The biomechanics of sports techniques, 4th edn. Englewood cliffs, NJ:Prentice-Hall.

Nigg B M, 2007, Biomechanics of the musculo-skeletal system ISBN: 0470017678; 9780470017678 3rd ed, Chechester:Wiley

Robertson, D.G.E., Caldwell, G.E., Hamill, J., Kamen, G. & Whittlesey S.N. (2004) Research Methods in Biomechanics. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics

Rose J and J G Gamble, 2007, Human Walking 3rd ed. Philidelphia : Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Whittle M, 2007, Gait analysis an introduction 4th ed. Edinburgh, Butterworth-Heinemann

This list was last updated on 28/01/2019