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Background Info: Background information can be found in reference material and books providing detailed information about specific topics.
Article Databases: Use key sports and recreation databases to find new and old journal articles.
Websites: Online resources including associations, collections and other online videos on learning resources.
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in various formats.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) This link opens in a new window
Index to professional literature in nursing and allied health fields including veterinary technology, medical imaging and therapies. Limited to 20 simultaneous users shared with CSU and UNC.
SPORTDiscus This link opens in a new window
Indexes periodicals, theses, conferences and other writings on sports, leisure, and physical fitness.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine This link opens in a new window
Articles from magazines and scholarly journals on sports medicine, physical therapy and fitness, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, injury prevention, sports nutrition, and rehabilitation.
Health and Wellness This link opens in a new window
Index to medical reference materials, magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, a drug finder, directories, and government information. Includes Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, and health videos from Healthology, Inc., pamphlets and health-related articles from general interest publications.
SBRNet (Sports Business Research Network) This link opens in a new window
This site covers all aspects of the sports industry, linking to market research reports, industry news, and thousands of Web sites related to sports and recreation businesses, activities and products.
Sports and Recreation Research
Looking through the Library's print collection of sports materials may help you decide on a topic. Information about sports can be found in several collections. Most books are shelved on the second floor. Library materials are arranged and located by call numbers. The call number refers to a subject. Most of the library materials in the areas of sports, and other related areas are assigned the call numbers as listed:
- GV 1-1860 Recreation and Leisure
- GV 561-1198 Sports - General
- GV 181.35-181.6 Recreation Leadership
- GV 182-182.5 Recreation Centers and Facilities
- GV 191.2-200.66 Outdoor Recreation
- GV 557-558 Sports Sciences (Physical education and training)
- GV 735 Sports Officiating
- RC 1200-1245 Sports Medicine
- RC 1235 Sports - Physiological Aspects
- RD 97 Sports Injuries
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