Respiratory System

Key Reading

Boone, T. (2013). Introduction to exercise physiology. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.(Ch2: Pulmonary Ventilation)

Useful Links

Further Reading

Aliverti, A., Cala, S.J., Duranti, R., et al. (1997) Human respiratory muscle actions and control during exercise J Appl Physiol Vol. 83, 1256-1269 [full text]

Douglas, C.G., Haldane, J.S. (1909) The regulation of normal breathing. J Physiol. Vol. 38, 420-40 [full text]

Eston, R. & Reilly, T. (eds) (2009) Kinanthropometry and exercise physiology laboratory manual. Vol. 2: Physiology. (3rd ed.) London: Routledge.Ch 3.

Gabriel, E. A., & Salerno, T. (Eds.). (2010). Principles of pulmonary protection in heart surgery. Springer Science & Business Media. (Ch2: Respiratory Physiology)

Kenney, W. L., Wilmore, J., & Costill, D. (2015). Physiology of Sport and Exercise 6th Edition. Human kinetics.

Kraemer, W., Fleck, S. and Deschenes, M. (2012) Exercise Physiology: Integrating Theory and Application. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

McArdle, W.D., Katch, F.I., & Katch, V.L. (2010) Exercise Physiology: - Nutrition, Energy and Human Performance (7th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Novotny, S. and Kravitz, L. (no date) The Science of Breathing [full text online]

Pellegrino, R. et al (2005) Interpretive strategies for lung function tests. European Respiratory Journal Vol. 26, 948-68 [full text]

Review Questions

See the file/link at the bottom of the page for a Word Document that contains focussed Revision questions.