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Welcome to your Sports Performance Physiology reading list! Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
There are no essential texts for this module. Instead, students may choose one or more texts from the “Recommended Reading” selection, based on their personal preferences for textbook style and presentation. Students may also use relevant peer reviewed journals to supplement the resources listed below. Academic staff will assist with selection and interpretation of peer reviewed research journal papers
This page provides information specific to your module. For more information and resources for
Sport and Exercise Science, have a look at your Subject Guide.
Your module leader and contributor(s) can advise on the relevance of peer reviewed research publications. They will be used extensively in the third year. It is vital you show evidence in your work that you have read, understood and applied research evidence
ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training. Highlights include: · An expanded behavior change section with the tools needed to motivate people to begin exercise and then adhere to a program · Content reflects the most recent research findings in the field as well as ACSM position stands
Call Number: 615.82 AME
Publication Date: 2013
Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology by Kinanthropometry is the study of human body size, shape and form and how those characteristics relate to human movement and sporting performance. In this fully updated and revised edition of the classic guide to kinanthropometric theory and practice, leading international sport and exercise scientists offer a clear and comprehensive introduction to essential principles and techniques. Each chapter guides the reader through the planning and conduct of practical and laboratory sessions and includes a survey of current theory and contemporary literature relating to that topic. The book is fully illustrated and includes worked examples, exercises, research data, chapter summaries and guides to further reading throughout. Volume One: Anthropometry covers key topics such as: body composition, proportion, and growth evaluating posture, flexibility and range of motion children's physiology, maturation and sport performance field work statistical methods for kinesiology and sport accurate scaling of data for sport and exercise sciences. The Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual is essential reading for all serious students and researchers working in sport and exercise science, kinesiology and human movement. Roger Eston is Professor ofnbsp;Human Physiology and Head of the School of Sport andnbsp;Health Sciences atnbsp;the University of Exeter. Thomas Reilly is Professor of Sports Science and Director of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University.
Call Number: 612.0078 EST
Publication Date: 2008
BASES Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines, 2 volumes. by Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these protocols and to the key issues relating to physiological testing. Volume I covers sport-specific testing, and Volume II covers clinical and exercise specific testing. With contributions from leading specialist sport, exercise and clincial physiologists, and covering a wide range of mainstream sports, special populations, and ethical, practical and methodological issues, these volumes represent an essential resource for sport-specific and clinical exercise testing in both research and applied settings. Visit the companion website at www.routledgesport.com/bases
Call Number: 613.71 WIN
Publication Date: 2006