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Module Reading List

Exercise Physiology: Pushing the Physiological Limitations to Performance, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Dr Matthew Lancaster
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Text(s):

McArdle, W., Katch, F. and Katch, V. (2015) Exercise physiology : nutrition, energy and human performance (8th Edition) Wolters Kluwer Health, Baltimore, USA.
Earlier editions = Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance

Powers, S. and Howley, E. (2009) Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance McGraw Hill, London, UK

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (2018) (10th Edition) Wolters Kluwer Health, Baltimore, USA.

Sargeant, A.J. and Whipp, B.J., eds. (1999) Physiological determinants of exercise tolerance in humans. Portland Press, London, UK.

Relevant Journals

Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews

Medicine and science in sports & exercise.

Journal of applied physiology.

Journal of physiology.

References to specific and current Journal papers will be made throughout the course.


American College of Sports Medicine: Current Comments Section=Current_Comments1

American College of Sports Medicine: Position Stands Section=Position_Stands

It is not intended to give the impression that these are the only books a student will need to refer to. Students will be expected to make full use of the Edward Boyle, Health Sciences and University Libraries. Help in using the facilities of all the University libraries can be found on The Union Bookshop and Blackwells usually stock recommended textbooks and you are advised to purchase them early.

This list was last updated on 12/09/2019