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How to Search SPORTDiscus

A guide to effectively using the SPORTDiscus database...

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Search SPORTDiscus

SPORTDiscus with Full-Text

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SPORTDiscus is a comprehensive database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise physiology, biomechanics, coaching, facilities and equipment, sports medicine, sports science, and allied subjects. Many articles will include links to full-text. 

To access the database: 


Topics included in SPORTDiscus:

  • sport
  • physical fitness
  • exercise
  • sports medicine
  • sports science
  • physical education
  • kinesiology
  • coaching
  • training
  • sport administration
  • officiating
  • sport law & legislation
  • college & university sport
  • disabled persons
  • facility design & management
  • intramural & school sport
  • doping
  • health
  • health education
  • biomechanics
  • movement science
  • injury prevention rehabilitation
  • physical therapy
  • nutrition
  • exercise physiology
  • sport & exercise psychology
  • recreation
  • leisure studies
  • tourism
  • allied health
  • occupational health & therapy
  • public health
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