Recommended Reading -
The Science of Running & Coaching
Van Aaken Ernst - Van Aaken Method
Blagrove Richard - Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running
Bosch Frans - Running: Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology in Practice
Brooks George A, Thomas D. Fahey, Kenneth M Baldwin - Exercise Physiology: Human Bioenergetics and Its Applications
Cerutty Percy Wells - Athletics: How to Become a Champion
Cerutty Percy Wells - Middle Distance Running
Costill David L, W. Larry Kenney, Jack H. Wilmore - Physiology of Sport and Exercise
Epstein David - The Sports Gene
Daniels Jack - Daniels’ Running Formula
Dichary Jay - Run Like an Athlete
Fitzgerald Matt - Run, The Mind Body Method of Running by Feel
Fitzgerald Matt - 80/20 Running
Gambetta Vern - Athletic Development: The Art and Science of Functional Sports Conditioning
Heinrich Bernd - Why We Run
Humphrey, Hanson Keith and Kevin - Hanson Marathon Method
Humphrey, Hanson Keith and Kevin - Hanson Half-Marathon Method
Ingham Steve - How to Support a Champion
Lieberman Daniel - The Story of the Human Body
Lydiard Arthur - Running to the Top
Magness Steve - The Science of Running
Magness Steve - Peak Performance
Myers Larry - Training With Cerutty: Revolutionary Track and Field Techniques
Noakes Tim - Lore of Running
Tanser Toby - More Fire: How to Run the Kenyan Way
Wilson Harry - Running Dialogue: A Coach's Story
Wirz Jurg - Run to Win: The Training Secrets of the Kenyan Runners
Exercise as a Viable Treatment for Depressive Illnesses
Ilardi Dr. SS. - The Depression Cure.
Leith, L.M. - Foundations of Exercise and Mental Health (2nd edition).
Ratey J. Spark The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.
Rollnick S, Miller WR., & Butler, CC. - Motivational interviewing in health care: helping patients change behaviour.
The Human Body
Barrett Lisa Fieldman - How the Emotions are Made
Bowman, Katy - Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement
Bowman, Katy - Movement Matters: Essays on Movement Science, Movement Ecology, and the Nature of Movement
Carey Benedict - How We Learn
Damasio Antonio - The Feeling of What Happens
Damasio Antonio - Descartes’ Error
Damasio Antonio - Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain
Darwin Charles - The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (Penguin Classics)
Duckworth Angela - Grit: Why passion and resilience are the secrets to success
Dweck Dr Carol - Mindset - Updated Edition: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential
Ericsson Anders - Peak: How all of us can achieve extraordinary things
Epictetus - Discourses and Selected Writings
Epictetus - Of Human Freedom
Gordon, Jon - The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All
Grant Adam - Originals: How Non-conformis Change the World
Kahneman Daniel - Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow
Kolk Bessel van der - The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of TraumaPierre Hadot - What is Ancient Philosophy?
Pierre Hadot - The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
Jamison Kay Redfield - An Unquiet Mind
Juhan Deane - Job’s Body, A Handbook for Bodywork
Linden David - Touch
Ledoux Joseph - The Emotional Brain
Levine Peter - Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory
A. A. Long - Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life
McGonigal Kelly - The Willpower Instinct
McGonigal Kelly - The Upside of Stress: Why stress is good for you (and how to get good at it)
Nussbaum Martha C. - The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics (Princeton Classics)
Nussbaum Martha C. - The Fragility of Goodness: Luck And Ethics In Greek Tragedy And Philosophy
Nussbaum Martha C. - Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, and Justice
Nussbaum Martha C. - Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions
Pert Candice - Molecules of Emotion
Pigliucci Massimo - How To Be A Stoic: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Living
Robertson Donald - The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behioural Therapy (CBT): Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy
Sandbach F.H. - The Stoics
Sapolsky Robert M - Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers
Sapolsky Robert M - Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
Seneca - On the Shortness of Life
Seneca - Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium
Sigman Mariano - The Secret Life of the Mind: How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides
Sterner Thomas M. - The Practicing Mind: Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life - Master Any Skill or Challenge by Learning to Love the Process
Sweet Victoria - God’s Hotel
Taleb Nassim Nicholas - Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder
Taleb Nassim Nicholas - The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Todd Mabel - The Thinking Body
General Running Books and Training
Askwith Richard - Today We Die a Little, The Rise and Fall of Emil Zatopek
Bascombe Neal - The Perfect Mile
Benoit Joan - Running Tide
Broadbent Rick - Endurance, The Extraordinary Life and Times of Emil Zatopek
Bryant John - The London Marathon
Burfoot Amby - The First Ladies of Running
Butcher Pat - The Perfect Distance: Ovett and Coe: The Record Breaking Rivalry
Caesar Ed - Two Hours
Collison Gabrielle - British Marathon Running Legends of the 1980s
Denison Jim - The Greatest; The Haile Gebrselassie Story
Gotaas Thor - Running: A Global History
Hansen Jacqueline - A Long Time Coming, Running through the women's marathon revolution
Hollobaugh Jeff - The Mile, How to Race the Mile
Humphreys John, Ron Holman - Focus on Middle-distance Running
Hutchinson Alex - Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?: Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise
Kelly Graeme - Mr Controversial, The Story of Percy Wells Cerutty
Jordan Tom - Pre: Story of America's Greatest Running Legend Steve Prefontaine
Lear Chris - Running with the Buffaloes: A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher and the University of Colorado Men's Cross-country Team
Murphy Frank - The Silence of Great Distance
Murphy Frank - Cold Clear Day: The Athletic Biography of Buddy Edelen
Ovett Steve - Ovett, An Autobiography
Radcliffe Paula - Paula, My Story so Far
Rambali Paul - Barefoot Runner, The Life of Marathon Champion Abebe Bikila
Rodgers Bill - Marathoning
Sandrock Michael - Running with the Legends
Sheehan Dr. George - Running and Being
Sheehan Dr. George - The Essential Sheehan
Stracher Cameron - Kings of the Road
Switzer Kathrine - Marathon Woman
Temple Cliff - Challenge of the Marathon
Temple Cliff - Marathon, Cross Country and Road Running
Tulloh Bruce - The Complete Runner
Turnball Simon - Steve Ovett, Portrait of an Athlete
University of Berkeley - The Evolutionary History of Jogging
Dennis M. Bramble & Daniel E. Lieberman - Endurance running and the evolution of Homo
Frederick E. Grine - The First Humans - Origin and Early Evolution of the Genus Homo
Peter Larson - The Evolution of Running in Humans: Why We Are Meant to Run
Peter Larson - 5 Running Form DOs and DON’Ts from Dr. Daniel Lieberman
Peter Larson - Barefoot Running Mechanics are Different than Running in Nike Free, Nike Lunaracer 2…
Peter Larson - Barefoot Heel Strikers Rejoice, New Kenyan Barefoot Study Indicates that You Are Not Alone!
Peter Larson - Study: Running Economy Improves After a 4 Week Simulated Barefoot Running Program
Louis Liebenberg - Persistence Hunting by Modern Hunter/Gatherers
Daniel E. Lieberman - Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners
Christine Lin - Doctor’s Orders: Take Your Shoes Off. Why working out barefoot is the new prescription
Joe Maller - A brief history of barefoot running research
Roger Robinson - A Brief History of Barefoot Running
Michael Warburton - Barefoot Running
Dr. Campitelli - New study suggests traditional stability running shoes could be influencing poor running form.
Dr. Steve Gangemi - Flat Feet
Dr. Steve Gangemi - Are Orthotics Really Ever Necessary?
Jan-Peter Goldmann - Athletic training with minimal footwear strengthens toe flexor muscles
Ian Griffiths - Overpronation
Gina Kolata - Close Look at Orthotics Raises a Welter of Doubts
Anton Krupicka - Minimalist Footwear
Anton Krupicka - Why Anton Krupicka Runs Barefoot
Anton Krupicka - The Next Frontier of Trail Shoe Design
Peter Larson - Foot Function, Ankle Dorsiflexion, and Minimalism – Oh My!–Guest Post by Greg Strosaker
Peter Larson - The Future of Minimalist Running Shoes and the Value of Variety
Peter Larson - Mo Farah and Galen Rupp: Relaxed Running Form on the Treadmill
Peter Larson - Panasonic FZ200 Video - 2 year-old Child Running in Slow Motion at 120fps
Peter Larson - Study: Impact Loading Rate in Running Reduced by Adopting a Midfoot Strike
Peter Larson - Slow Motion Videos of Runners at the 2012 US Olympic Trials: 1500 and 5000 Meter Women’s and Men’…
Peter Larson - Foot Strike Patterns of Runners at the 2012 Western States Ultramarathon
Peter Larson - Do Runner’s Know Their Arch Height and Amount of Pronation, and Does it Matter?: Study #2
Peter Larson - Do Runners Really Know How Much They Pronate?
Peter Larson - Why the Term Overpronation Should be Banished: Great Article by Podiatrist Ian Griffiths
Peter Larson - Beginning Runner Tips: Choosing A Running Shoe
Steve Magness - How to Run: Running with proper biomechanics
Steve Magness - How to Run-Part 2: Cues, Pictures, Videos, and Hip Extension
Steve Magness - Running Form- How Arms and Legs are coordinated
Steve Magness - How to go from heel striking/orthotics wearing to forefoot strike/ barefoot running
Steve Magness - Running Form: Passive vs. Active
Steve Magness - Understanding the Mechanics of Fatigue
Steve Magness - High Speed Video from the Stanford Payton Jordan Invite
Steve Magness - Understanding Stride Rate and Stride Length
Steve Magness - 180 isn’t a magic number- Stride Rate and what it means
Steve Magness - How the World’s best runners strike the ground
Steve Magness - Why we land in front of our center of gravity
Steve Magness - Looking at Running Form frame by frame: Vibrams vs. Shoes
Paul Moore - Barefoot Running: Overcoming Common Problems
Mullen S, Toby EB. - Adolescent runners: the effect of training shoes on running kinematics.
Rasmus Oestergaard Nielsen - Foot pronation is not associated with increased injury risk in novice runners wearing a neutral shoe: a 1-year prospective cohort study
Craig E Richards, Parker J Magin, Robin Callister - Is your prescription of distance running shoes evidence based?
Michael B Ryan - The effect of three different levels of footwear stability on pain outcomes in women runners: a randomised control trial
Phil Shaw - Forefoot Striking and Pronation: Insight from an Ultrarunning Podiatry Student
The Science of Running and Coaching
Nicholas David Bourne - Fast Science: A History Of Training Theory And Methods For Elite Runners Through 1975
Sarah Lorge Butler - A Complete Break, After a freak foot fracture took a long time to heal, Sally Kipyego recovered by doing what she had always done: listening to her body.
Karl B. Fields, Jeannie C. Sykes, Katherine M. Walker and Jonathan C. Jackson - Prevention of Running Injuries
Matt Fitzgerald - But Is It Faster?
Matt Fitzgerald - How Old Is Haile Gebrselassie?
Matt Fitzgerald - Six Lies You Were Taught About Lactic Acid
Matt Fitzgerald - What Is Overtraining?
Matt Fitzgerald - Stretching For Runners
Matt Fitzgerald - How To Prevent Running Injuries—By Running
Matt Fitzgerald - Everything You Need To Know About Running In 14 Words
Matt Fitzgerald - Train By Feel For Better Results
Matt Fitzgerald - Study: Run More To Stop Injuries
Lauren Fleshman - Why Science and Running Don’t Always Mix
Gabbett TJ - The training-injury prevention paradox: should athletes be training smarter and harder?
R N van Gent - Incidence and determinants of lower extremity running injuries in long distance runners: a systematic review.
Tom Goom - Top 3 solutions for common running injuries
Tom Goom - Kenesio Tape - does it work
Jae Gruenke - Usain Bolt, Symmetry, and Speed
Michelle Hamilton - The Recovery Approach, Matt Dixon has helped turn over-trained athletes back into competitive machines, Ryan Hall among them.
Rebecca Hersher - Perfect landing, Study finds barefoot runners have less foot stress than shod ones
Jan Hoffman - Exercise May Help Protect Children From Stress
Alex Hutchinson - The Neural Origins of DOMS
Alex Hutchinson - Running Times Library
Alex Hutchinson - How Does Endurance Training Affect Your Thyroid (and Vice-Versa)?
Alex Hutchinson - How to Build Mental Muscle
Mackenzie Lobby - Rethinking Recovery
Steve Magness - A Case for Running by Feel- Ditching your GPS because of Ecological Psychology
Steve Magness - A Message to Speed/Power/Conditioning Coaches about Endurance Development
Marcora SM, Staiano W, Manning V. - Mental fatigue impairs physical performance in humans.
Greg McMillan - Give It A Rest
Greg McMillan - Pace Calculator for Training Intensities
Cheri D. Mah, MS - The Effects of Sleep Extension on Athletic Performance
Patrick McCrann - Running Success Isn’t About Flash, It’s About the Basics
Dan Pfaff - Barriers to Championship Performances
Matt Phillips - How and Why Should You Strengthen Your Hip Abductors
Matt Phillips - A Good Hurt vs. Pain: An Introduction to Understanding Pain
Matt Phillips - Posture and Pain, Implications for Runners
Neil Scholes - How To Train The Kenyan Way
Smith MR, Coutts AJ, Merlini M, Deprez D, Lenoir M, Marcora SM. – Mental Fatigue Impairs Soccer-Specific Physical and Technical Performance.
Damien Tougas - Thoughts on Running and Injury
Brains and Health
Vaughan Bell - Our brains, and how they’re not as simple as we think
Alyssa Botelho - Sleep boosts brain’s self-cleaning system
James A. Blumenthal, Ph.D - Is Exercise a Viable Treatment for Depression?
Matt Fitzgerald - The New Rules of Marathon Nutrition
Matt Fitzgerald - Why You’re Confused About How To Eat
Matt Fitzgerald - Racing Weight: Lose Weight or Lose Fat?
Chiara Fucarino - 22 Things Happy People Do Differently
Abby Housefield - Speed Up Injury Healing by Eating These Recovery Foods
Karl S. Kruszelnicki - How does the blood-brain barrier work?
Michael Küster, et al - Consumption of analgesics before a marathon and the incidence of cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and renal problems: a cohort study.
Phil Latter - Rethinking Running Health
Marion Nestle - Lancet series on chronic diseases, many of them diet-related
Tim Noakes - Fatigue is a Brain-Derived Emotion that Regulates the Exercise Behavior to Ensure the Protection of Whole Body Homeostasis
Elena Paravantes RD - The Benefits of Going Vegetarian, Greek-Style, for 200 Days a Year
Michael J Player - Neuroplasticity in Depressed Individuals Compared to Healthy Controls
Science Daily - Combining Two Types of Antidepressants Produces Stronger Effect; Mouse Study May Help Patients for Whom Existing Antidepressants Are Not Effective
Science Daily - Biological Changes in Suicidal Patients
Science Daily - Developing Our Sense of Smell
Science Daily - Depression Stems from Miscommunication Between Brain Cells; Study Challenges Role of Serotonin in Depression
Babar Ali, Naser Ali Al-Wabel, Saiba Shams, Shah Alam Khan - Essential oils used in aromatherapy: A systemic review
Best TM, Hunter R, Wilcox A, Haq F. - Effectiveness of sports massage for recovery of skeletal muscle from strenuous exercise.
Best TM, Gharaibeh B, Huard J. - Stem cells, angiogenesis and muscle healing: a potential role in massage therapies?
Ceccarelli I, Lariviere WR, Fiorenzani P, Sacerdote P, Aloisi AM. - Effects of long-term exposure of lemon essential oil odor on behavioral, hormonal and neuronal parameters in male and female rats.
Cooke M, Emery H, Brimelow R, Wollin J. - The impact of therapeutic massage on adult residents living with complex and high level disabilities: A brief report.
Field T - Massage therapy research review.
Haas C - Massage Timing Affects Post-exercise Muscle Recovery and Inflammation in a Rabbit Model.
Alex Hutchinson - Does Massage Work? The Rabbits Know.
Alex Hutchinson - Proof that sport massage really works - in rabbits, and maybe humans, too
Mark Tarnopolsky - Muscle biopsies show massage fights inflammation
Johannes L Tol - Palpating muscles, massaging the evidence? An editorial relating to ‘Terminology and classification of muscle injuries in sport: The Munich consensus statement’
An Athletes Body
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Athletes Treating Athletes
Barefoot Running - Harvard
Barefoot Running University
Berry Method (Lauren Berry)
British Medical Journal
British Journal of Sports Medicine
British Milers Club
Clinical Knowledge Summaries
Competitor Running News
Dr Nick’s Running Blog
Jack Daniels Pace Calculator
Journal of the American Medical Association
Journal of Physiotherapy
Frank Horwill Archive
Girls Gotta Run
Good Form Running
House Of Run
NY Times On The Run
Nutritious Movement - Katy Bowman
Pain Relief Through Movement
Run Smart Project
Science Of Running
Serpentine Running Club
The Great Distance Runners
Track And Field News
UK Running Track Directory
Wharton Health (Active Isolated Flexibility)
World Marathon Masters