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    Sections in this category: General Resources | Biographies | Dictionaries | Encyclopedias

    General Resources

    Anatomy of Exercise
    Mortensen Library Reference GV461 .M36 2008 Check Status

    Awareness through Movement: Health Exercises for Personal Growth
    Mortensen Library Shelves [RC489 F44 F44 1990] Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry
    Career Services Shelves GV734.F545 F54 2010 Check Status

    Fitness and Exercise Sourcebook
    Provides updated information about the health benefits of physical activity. It discusses the guidelines for physical activity in people of all ages and diverse fitness levels, including those with disabilities, chronic diseases, or other challenges

    Intercollegiate Athletics Status of Efforts to Promote Gender Equity : Report to the Honorable Cardiss Collins, House of Representatives
    National Report on Gender Equity to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1997.

    Key Concepts in Leisure Studies
    Provides a student-friendly guide to the key debates in leisure studies.

    Key Concepts in Sport & Exercise Sciences
    This book seeks to serve as a reader-friendly source of Key Concepts in five of the main areas of study in sport and exercise courses: biomechanics, exercise physiology, pedagogy, psychology and sociology

    Key Concepts in Sports Studies
    Written by experienced academics use to teaching the subject, this book will help students and researchers find their way within the diverse field of sport studies.

    Martial Arts of the World
    Carefully crafted entries on the history, pilosophy, and evolution of the martial arts worldwide, including contemporary practice.

    Resumes for Health and Medical Careers
    Career Services Shelves R690 .R48 2009 Check Status


    The Wisden Archive of Cricketers' Lives
    Biographies of the cricketers of yesteryear.


    Dictionary of Medical Terms
    This dictionary provides the user with the basic vocabulary - from A to zymotic - currently being used in a wide range of healthcare situations.

    Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations
    Medical dictionary for important abbreviations.

    Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
    Comprised of concise, informative entries on all the most important terms in medicine. Mortensen Library Reference: R121 .T18 2013; Mortensen Library Shelves: R121 .T18 2013. Check Status

    Webster's New World Medical Dictionary
    Invaluable resource that will help you make sense of confusing medical jargon, prepare for a doctor visit, or research treatment options.


    The Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function and Disorders
    Encyclopedic guide is packed with accessible health and medical information.

    The Royal Society of Medicine health encyclopedia : the complete medical reference library in one A-Z volume
    Provides comprehensive information on all aspects of health and disease.

    Academic Search Premier
    Indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals in all subject areas, with full text of articles from nearly 4,600. Includes some popular magazines as well as scholarly journals.

    CINAHL with Full Text
    The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with links to selected full text articles. Indexes English language journals, books, dissertations, standards, research instruments, etc. Includes cited references. Selected items include abstracts. Offered to the University of Hartford through iconn.

    Google Scholar
    Search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources. Includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, etc. Particularly strong in sciences and social sciences. Selected full text. Many links are to publisher's sites which sell access. ON Campus - links to U of H holdings are available. OFF Campus - U of H users should check our holdings and use Interlibrary Services as needed.

    Years Covered: 1840-Present
    Comprehensive database of international literature, covering every aspect of medicine and healthcare. Accessible through two services. If one is busy, try another. Abstracts available.

    PEDro (The Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
    Abstracts of randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews in physiotherapy. Most include quality ratings to assist in justifying validity and interpretability. Includes link to a Tutorial. Provided by the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy, and maintained at the University of Sydney.

    ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
    Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications. Designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.

    Psychology Complete from Ebsco (PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES)
    Search PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES at the same time gaining expanded coverage and one stop for much of your Psychology search needs.

    PubMed (MEDLINE)
    Comprehensive database of international literature, covering every aspect of medicine and healthcare. Accessible through two services. If one is busy, try another. Abstracts available with limited full text.

    PubMed Central
    Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journals, maintained by the US National Institutes of Health. Some journals do not include current issues. Digitization program underway to build complete back files. Full text available.

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    Free Medical Journals
    Listing with links to Free Medical Journals and a listing of any limitations

    Use these subject headings to search by general topic in our Library catalog. Copy the subject heading into the search box and use the drop down menu to search by "Subject". There are many more possible subjects than what we have listed here, but these should get you started.

    Medical Subject Headings
    Explanation of NLM's (Medline/Pubmed) MESH Subject Headings, how they work and how to use them.

    American Memory Project (Library of Congress)
    Superb collection of American historical links, plus prints, photographic images, and other excellent graphics.

    International Triathlon Union
    Official web site of the International Triathlon Union. Site has photo galleries, news, events, biographies, and statistics.

    National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
    The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum web site includes recent headlines, baseball history links, and a virtual tour of the museum, as well as an online research library.

    NCAA - National College Athletic Association
    The official web site of the NCAA includes association news, information for Division I, II, and III categories, links regarding academics and athletics, and legislation and governance.

    Play it Safe! - A Guide to Sports Injuries
    Helpful site regarding information on and cautions for therapy and care of sports related injuries.

    Presidential Youth Fitness Program
    Web site for the Presidential Youth Fitness Program. The site is divided into age categories with special features for children, teens, adults and seniors to help them with their fitness goals. Features include activity logs.
    Portal to providing top notch statistics and resources for sports fans everywhere.

    US Olympic Team
    The official web site of the U.S. Olympic Team. Includes news, events, biographies of athletes, and information on winter and summer sports.

    USA Swimming - U.S. Olympic Swim Team
    official web site of the U.S. Olympic Swim Team and the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming. Site includes news, forums, chats, events, statistics, and information for swimmers, coaches and clubs.

    USA Track and Field
    Official web site of the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running, and race walking. Includes news, events, history of the sport, statistics and records, and athlete biographies.

    USA Triathlon
    Official web site for USA Triathlon, the Governing Body for the sport in the United States. Includes event information and schedules, rules, rankings, regional clubs and information on duathlon and aquathlon events.

    WWW Virtual Library
    Distributed subject catalog. Megasite, constantly updated.