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Physical Education Index
Articles and abstracts from 1970- covering physical fitness, health and sports medicine.

ACSM's Health and Physical Activity Reference Database
Provides access to articles and books published over the past 200 years or more related generally, to the connection between health and physical exercise and the early history of the physiology of exercise.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Searches multiple government and research-related databases simeltaneously, including PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database, and PubMed Central, a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Nicolas Institute of Sports Medcine and Athletic Trauma
Comprehensive sports medicine references and information.

The Peer-Reviewed Journal and Site of the Internet Society for Sport Science.

Related Databases

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (searching tips)
CINAHL Plus with Full Text Basic Searching Video Tutorial
CINAHL Plus with Full Text Advanced Searching Video Tutorial
CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 750 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index.

ERIC (via Firstsearch) (via EBSCOHost)
ERIC is the primary database for educational research, and consists of two subsets: Journals in Education (EJ) and Eric Documents (ED).

Health Source: Nursing/ Academic Edition
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals with considerable coverage of nursing and allied health. This database also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Articles and abstracts from over 2000 peer-reviewed journals.

Wiley InterScience
Articles and abstracts from over 1,500 peer-reviewed journals.


EBSCO MegaFILE (EBSCOHost)(searching tips)
EBSCO MegaFILE is a multi-disciplinary database spanning every area of academic study. It is comprised of EBSCO's Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier and Regional Business News databases.

ProQuest (searching tips)
ProQuest includes general interest and scholarly articles in a variety of areas including the sciences.

Reference Books

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health -- 2nd ed., 2007
Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.


  • Films On Demand (Select "Health & Medicine" under Subjects)
  • Jumping into Plyometrics (1993) -- VT 1613
  • Massage for Sports Health Care (1998) -- VT 1684
  • Myofascial Release in Sports Medicine (2000) -- VT 1617

Online Resources

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