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Module Reading List

Physical Activity, Health and Exercise Prescription, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Scott Bowen
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription ISBN: 0781727359; 0683303554 (spiral) : No price. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 10th Revised edition edition (1 Feb. 2017)  

ACSM's exercise is medicine : a clinician's guide to exercise prescription. Jonas and Phillips. Lippincott, William & Wilkins, 2009.


Core text(s):

American College of Sports Medicine. 2018. ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription (10th Edition). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.   

McArdle, W., Katch, F. and Katch, V. 2015. Exercise physiology: nutrition, energy and human performance (8th Edition) Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, USA. 2015.

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

Wasserman, K., Hansen, J.E., Sue, D.Y., Casaburi, R, and Whipp, B.J. 2005. Principles of exercise testing and interpretation. (4th Edition). Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.


Relevant Journals

Medicine and science in sports & exercise.


European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 

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



ACSM's Position Stands, Joint Position Statements and Opinion Statements:  



This list was last updated on 01/12/2020