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Sports Science

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  • Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
    Covers international sports of the past and present, as well as providing context and analysis of sports issues such as racism, sexism, and sports and society in general.
  • Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine ( SRO )
    Provides an introduction to topics in sports medicine such as conditioning and training, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, diet and nutrition, performance enhancement, exercise physiology, injury prevention, rehabilitation, and sports psychology.
  • Unique Games and Sports Around the World
    Profiles a wide variety of games and sports played by children and adults from many cultures, describing the rules of play, the object of the game and the symbolism associated with the game in its home country.
  • World of Sports Science
    Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries.

Finding Articles

  • SPORTDiscus
    An international database containing information on the following: sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment.
  • America History & Life
    The premier database covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present, America History & Life covers the history of sports in American life and culture.
  • Business Source Complete
    The largest and most in-depth business research database available, Business Source Complete provides coverage of topics related to the business of sports including event and facilities management, ethics, and the economics and financing of sports and sporting events.
  • Education Research Complete
    Education Research Complete provides access to scholarly research and information in all areas of education including physical education, sports, and athletic programs at all educational levels from early childhood through university.
  • Health Source : Consumer Edition
    Health Source: Consumer Edition provides consumer-oriented information on topics related to sports and exercise such as kinesiology, physiology, physical conditioning, and athletic injury prevention and rehabilitation.
  • Lexis - Nexis Academic
    Lexis-Nexis Academic offers access to full-text business and legal information including federal and state law and court opinions on all topics, including those related to sports law.
  • PsycINFO  
    The premier research tool for psychology and related disciplines (education, sociology, nursing, etc.), PsycINFO provides access to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports on topics related to human psychology including the psychology of sports participation and performance.

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