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ESS 181 - Foundations of Exercise & Sport Science: Search

ESS 181

Class Guide: Resources for Research

Research Databases

Tips

SPORTDiscus –

  • Set up a free account and save your articles and searches.
  • Finding Good Keywords:
    • Look through the Subjects area to find more keywords for your search, (after you've done an initial search).
    • Use a thesaurus (http://www.thesaurus.com/) to find synonyms for your keywords.
  • Add the keyword "Research" to find articles talking about research that has been done.
  • Select “Peer-reviewed” on the left sidebar to limit to expert information.
  • Go to the Advanced Search screen to limit your search to a specific date range.
  • Full text options:
    • Click the PDF Full Text or HTML Full Text to read/save the article.
    • Click the Full Text Finder or GR Linker to attempt to find the article in another database.
    • If none of these options give you the full text, ask a librarian.

 

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection –

  • Set up a free account to save your articles and searches.
  • Finding Good Keywords:
    • Look through the Subjects area to find more keywords for your search, (after you've done an initial search).
    • Use a thesaurus (http://www.thesaurus.com/) to find synonyms for your keywords’
  • Add the keyword "Research" to find articles talking about research that has been done.
  • Select “Peer-reviewed” on the right sidebar to limit to expert information.
  • Use the right sidebar to limit your search to a specific date range.
  • Full text options:
    • Click on PDF page(s) to read/save the article.
    • Click on the title of the article to read the full text in the database.
    • Visit the link provided at the top of the abstract. (Example: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2013.11.008.)
    • If none of these options give you the full text, ask a librarian.

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