The programme team recommends the purchase of the following Podiatry books. We have carefully selected these titles, which will be useful not only for the first year of the course, but also for subsequent years as introductory texts.
Yates, B. (Ed) (2009). Merriman’s Assessment of the lower limb. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Turner, W., Merriman, L. (Eds) (2005). Clinical Skills in Treating the Foot. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Frowen, P., O’Donnell, M., Lorimer, D. and Burrow, G. (2010), Neale’s Disorders of the Foot, 8th edition, Churchill Livingstone.
There are many Anatomy and Physiology books available both in the library and to buy. We recommend that you conduct your own research to find one that addresses your specific needs as they encompass different levels of learning and different styles – some are more interactive, some very detailed whilst others may present the necessary facts in a more concise format.
You will need to learn the anatomy of the lower limb and this can be achieved using either flashcards, a book or perhaps an App such as Monster Anatomy. Again you may find you have a personal preference related to your learning style or engagement with technology.
Each module will provide you with a suggested reading list. This is not mandatory or exhaustive, but will help give you some initial direction for self-directed study. Many of these books/journals will be available from the library in hard copy, e-book form or as an electronic journal. It is important that you read around your subject in order to develop a deeper understanding of it and the recommended reading list is often a good starting point. If you have further queries then if they are specific to the module they may best be addressed by the Module Lead or Teachers, or if more general, by the Cohort Lead.
Some bookshops do offer a discount on course books upon production of a letter confirming a place on the course, or a University ID card once you’ve enrolled. Please clarify with the individual bookshop before you purchase. We also suggest you try amazon.co.uk.