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Module Reading List

Mechanics of Sport Performance, 2021/22, Semester 1
Simon Walker
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Robertson G. E. et al. (2013). Research Methods in Biomechanics 2nd Ed. Human Kinetics Publishers  

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

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

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

Nigg B M, (2007). Biomechanics of the musculo-skeletal system 3rd Ed. Chechester:Wiley



Minimalist running

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

Willy, RW & Davis, IS (2013). Kinematic and kinetic comparison of running in standard and minimalist shoesMed 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 reviewSports & Physical Therapy. 6, 475-480

Fuller, BS. (2016). Redistribution of mechanical work at the knee and ankle joints during fast running in minimalist shoesJ. 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

This list was last updated on 09/09/2021