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Kinesiology Research Guide   Tags: athletics, kinesiology, physical education, sports  

This guide presents library resources for research in Kinesiology.
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2014 URL: Print Guide

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This is a selected list of journals in the HSU Library.

  • Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly: APAQ(Per GV 438 A32)
  • Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews(Per RC 1200 E94)
  • Health & Fitness Journal(Per RA 781 A25)
  • Journal of Applied Physiology (Per QP 1 J72 and online)
  • Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance(Per GV 201 J6)
  • Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology(Per GV 706.4 J68)
  • Journal of Sport History(Per GV 571 J68)
  • Journal of Teaching in Physical Education(Per GV 363 J68)
  • Leisure Sciences(Per GV 1 L45)
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise(Per RC 1200 M44)
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills(Per BF 311 P36)
  • Quest(Per GV 201 Q9)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport(Per GV 201 R4)
  • Sociology of Sport Journal(Per GV 561 S63)
  • Sport Psychologist (Per GV 706.4 S6)

Reference Sources

 Reference books, including subject encyclopedias, can be usesful when you are beginning research on a topic.  They can help you check the information you found in Wikipedia!  They may also provide a list of references towards your bibliography.

Gale Virtual Reference Library   Combined search of 120 fulltext reference works from Gale Research. Includes Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2011, 4 vols)

This is a selected list of reference books in the HSU Library.

  • Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society(ref GV 11 E555 2009)
  • Sports and Games of the Ancients(ref GV 17 C73 2002)
  • Routledge Companion to Sports History(ref GV 571 R68 2010)
  • Encyclopedia of Sports in America(ref GV 583 E53 2009)
  • Native Americans in Sports(ref GV 583 N34 2004)
  • Sports, Exercise, and Fitness: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources(ref GV 704 A55 2005)
  • Handbook of Sport Psychology(ref GV 706.4 H37 2007)
  • International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports(ref GV 709 I58 2001)
  • International Encyclopedia of Dance(ref GV 1585 I586 1998) 6 vols.
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (ref RC 1206 O94 2006)
  • Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine (ref RC 1206 E53 2011eb - only online)

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This guide was created by Joan Berman, Librarian Emerita


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