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KINESIOLOGY: Journal, E-Book, & Video Databases

Designed as a starting point for research in kinesiology, this guide contains links to resources in many formats. Use the tabs below to navigate through web sites, books, and journal databases.

Search for Journals

To access all library journals, search the library's Journal FinderUse the search function to find individual journal titles.  If the journal is owned by the library in either print or microform format, it will be found on the library 2nd floor. 

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Journal Databases

Subject Specific Database:

SPORTDiscus With Full Text  (Available through EBSCOhost)
Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, SPORTDiscus offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 600,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800.
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DOAJ: Sports 

The Directory of Open Access Journals  is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access journals.

 General or Related Databases:

Academic Search Premier (Available through EBSCOhost)
The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for more than 4,450 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975. This database is updated on a daily basis. 

CINAHL with Full Text (Available through EBSCOhost)
CINAHL, is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing and abstracting for over 1,700 current nursing and allied health journals and publications dating back to 1982, totaling over 880,000 records.

ERIC (Available through EBSCOhost)
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.

Featured Open Access Journals

Food Science and Nutrtition  is a journal that holds itself to a high standard, has rigorous peer review, and rapid publication.

Journal of Nutritional Science is an international, peer-reviewed, online only, open access journal that welcomes high-quality research articles in all aspects of nutrition.

Journal of Human Kinetics This comprehensive professional journal features articles and research notes encompassing such topic areas as motor learning and motor development, exercise physiology and biochemistry, sport nutrition, biomechanics, sports training, measurement and evaluation in sport and physical education, anthropology, sports medicine as well as sport history, psychology and pedagogy. It is also peer reviewed.

Video Databases

Sports Medicine & Exercise Science in Video (Available through Alexander Street Press)

This is an extensive collection of videos dealing with "fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, sport science,...work-site wellness,... and much more."