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Some subject headings used for this discipline are listed below. For additional headings, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings volumes located behind the Reference Desk.

  • Coaching
  • Exercise--Physiological aspects
  • Physical education and training
  • Physical fitness

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Sports & Fitness
Sports Illustrated Online CNN/Sports Illustrated Online  
ESPN ESPN Check out the latest on your favorite sport. Whether it's soccer or football, golf or basketball, this site will keep you up to date.
  The Fitness Partner Connection Jumpsite!  
The Medical Heritage Library The Medical Heritage Library Collection of materials of many world-leading medical libraries.
National Standards for Physical Education

National Standards for Physical Education

From The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
NCAA NCAA This is the official Web site of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Olympic Movement Official Site of the Olympic Movement Includes information on sports, athletes, news, and historical and future Olympic Games.
Scholarly Sports Sites Scholarly Sports Sites Was compiled by Gretchen Ghent from the University of Calgary. It includes links to various professional associations, conferences, databases, and online periodicals.
Sports Reference Sports-Reference.com Provides historical and up-to-date information and statistics on individual team players, teams and leagues. Baseball, football and basketball are covered from their inception to present.
TAHPERD TAHPERD Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD) is a not-for-profit professional association. This Texas-based association includes professional and students members serving education from kindergarten through college.
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American College of Sports Medicine: Health and Physical Activity Reference Database American College of Sports Medicine: Health and Physical Activity Reference Database This site focuses on providing free access to materials about the relationship between health and exercise. You will find citations to books, book chapters, and articles.
BioMed Central

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an open access site with 206 peer-reviewed journals you can access mostly without charge. This site is a good supplement to PubMed.
Health Finder Healthfinder Developed for consumers by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. Provides links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.
JAMA & Archives JAMA & Archives From the American Medical Association
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National Library of Medicine Subject Guides National Library of Medicine Subject Guides The Guides are meant to serve as research starting points for health professionals, researchers, librarians, students, and others. Each guide lists a variety of resources, many of which are Internet accessible and free. -from the website
OncoLink OncoLink An excellent general site on cancer and related information.
PubMed PubMed Search the National Library of Medicine's database to obtain citations to articles in medical journals.
Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity This is a nonprofit research and policy organization devoted to improving diet, preventing obesity, and reducing the stigma against people who are overweight or obese.
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About the Department

Exercise and Sport Science Department (ESS)

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