Q. What are the best databases for doing research on exercise science?

Answer

Which databases are best for doing research on exercise science may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

SPORTDiscus

A bibliographic index with over half a million records covering the fields of sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, physical education, fitness, and other sport- and physical fitness-related topics.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Indexes over 620 journals in several medical disciplines, including the full-text of 580 of those publications.

PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. PEDro is a free database of over 15,500 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.

Sage Premier

Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

PsycARTICLES

Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the APA and 11 from allied organizations. Coverage spans 1894 to present.

Pubmed Central 

PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

For more databases and resources on exercise science visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

  • Last Updated Aug 08, 2017
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