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Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & Ranked

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Exercise Physiology books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Physiology of Sport and Exercise + Web Study Guide (2019)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & Rankedof Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Seventh Edition With Web Study Guide, which offers students a lower-priced printed version of the text. Other binding options are also available.Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Seventh Edition With Web Study Guide, continues its legacy as a top physiology textbook and favorite of instructors and students alike. Combining research with extensive visual aids, this resource offers a simple way for students to develop an understanding of the body’s abilities to perform various types and intensities of…
Author(s): W. Larry Kenney, Jack Wilmore, et al.

2. Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology (2016)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedPractical Guide to Exercise Physiology guides readers through the scientific concepts of exercise physiology with highly visual, easy-to-follow content. The text applies complex concepts of physiology to exercise program design, giving personal trainers, strength and conditioning specialists, and other health and fitness professionals an accessible resource to use with their clients. Written specifically for those in the fitness industry, the text covers various training goals and considerations when working with clients and athletes at all levels. This guide takes an application-based approach in describing intricate…
Author(s): Robert Murray, W Larry Kenney

3. Essentials of Exercise Physiology (2015)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedHelp your students succeed in the course and their future careers with this Fifth Edition of the briefer version of the best-selling McArdle Exercise Physiology text. The book emphasizes nutrition as the foundation of exercise and uses a new student-friendly magazine-style design, hallmark pedagogy, and an engaging writing style to make exercise physiology interesting and understandable for today’s undergraduate students.Featuring updates in every section that reflect the latest trends and research in the field, helps students develop a deep understanding of the interrelationships among…
Author(s): McArdle BS M.Ed PhD, William D., Katch EdD, Frank I., et al.

4. EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY: Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications (Volume 1 Chapters 1-20) (2019)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedLatest edition of World’s renowned textbook on exercise physiology….
Author(s): Brooks Ph.D., Dr. George A, Fahey Ed.D., Dr. Thomas D., et al.

5. Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology (2018)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedLaboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, provides guided opportunities for students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications in a variety of settings. Written by experts G. Gregory Haff and Charles Dumke, the text builds upon the success of the first edition with full-color images and the addition of several new interactive lab activities in the web study guide. The revitalized second edition comprises 16 laboratory chapters that offer a total of 49 lab activities. Each laboratory chapter…
Author(s): G Gregory Haff, Charles L Dumke

6. Introduction to Exercise Physiology (2013)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedIntroduction to Exercise Physiology, identifies the key scientific content that is critically important to the successful practice of exercise physiology. This text focuses on the profession of exercise physiology by introducing students to the scientific basis for the practice of exercise physiology to prevent or control mind-body diseases, promote health and well-being, and enhance athlete performance. The goal of this text is to embrace a new paradigm of exercise physiology as a comprehensive healthcare profession and not as a one-course experience. Introduction to Exercise Physiology is…
Author(s): Tommy Boone

7. Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual (2019)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedPaperback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 8 edition (February 10, 2019) Language: English ISBN-10: 1260085554 ISBN-13: 978-1260085556 Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 10.6 inches Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #769,278 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #145426 in Textbooks Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Gene Adams, William Beam

8. A Laboratory Textbook of Exercise Physiology (2017)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedThis book enhances a student’s understanding of challenging exercise physiology concepts through application. Each chapter provides an introduction to concepts, step-by-step instructions on how to solve mathematical problems related to these concepts, review questions and laboratory activities. It is intended to be used in an exercise physiology course with a laboratory component and to be ancillary to the course textbook….
Author(s): Lisa K. Lloyd, Kyle T. Patek

9. Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction (2014)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedMolecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction is the first student-friendly textbook to be published on this key topic in contemporary sport and exercise science. It introduces sport and exercise genetics and the molecular mechanisms by which exercise causes adaptation. The text is linked to real life sport and exercise science situations such as ‘what makes people good at distance running?’, ‘what DNA sequence variations code for a high muscle mass?’ or ‘by what mechanisms does exercise improve type2 diabetes?’ The book includes a full range of useful features, such as summaries,…
Author(s): Henning Wackerhage

10. Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs (2016)

 Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & RankedApplied Exercise & Sport Physiology, Fourth Edition, presents theory and application in an appealing, balanced, and manageable format. By providing an essential introduction to the systems of the human body and covering important aspects of exercise and sport physiology, it will be a useful resource for students as they learn to become exercise science professionals, physician’s assistants, physical therapists, physical educators, or coaches. It provides the right amount of practical information they will need to apply in hospitals, clinics, schools, and settings such as health clubs, youth sport…
Author(s): Terry J. Housh , Dona J. Housh, et al.

Best Exercise Physiology Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some exercise physiology books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Muscle and Exercise Physiology

Author(s): Jerzy A. Zoladz
Publisher: Academic Press, Year: 2019, Size: 28 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2386864

Exercise Physiology for the Pediatric and Congenital Cardiologist

Author(s): Jonathan Rhodes, Mark E. Alexander, Alexander R. Opotowsky
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 20 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408017

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology

Author(s): Greg Haff; Charles Dumke
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, Year: 2018, Size: 18 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2373608

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Author(s): Scott K. Powers, Edward T. Howley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, Year: 2017, Size: 42 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2308959

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance

Author(s): Sharon Plowman, Denise Smith
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Year: 2017, Size: 130 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2371047

The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injury

Author(s): J. Andrew Taylor (eds.)
Publisher: Springer US, Year: 2016, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1604857

Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology

Author(s): Bob Murray, W. Larry Kenney
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Year: 2016, Size: 14 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2363131

Exercise Physiology (Foundations of Exercise Science)

Author(s): John P. Porcari, Cedric Bryant, Fabio Comana, American Council on Exercise
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company, Year: 2015, Size: 130 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2094629

Physiology of Sport and Exercise [with Web Study Guide]

Author(s): W. Larry Kenney; Jack H. Wilmore; David L. Costill
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, Year: 2015, Size: 65 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2376884

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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