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PED 180 Fitness and Wellness: Sports Research

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Doing Sports and Health & Wellness Research

The JCC Library offers good resources for research in the area of sports, physical education and health, whether you can come to the library or can only connect online

  • Books

         Use CannonCat to look up print books and full text e-books. Follow these instructions for logging into e-books.

         Print books on sports are found in the GV section of the library. Print books about health and wellness topics are found in the R and RA section.

GV     Recreation. Leisure                        R        General Medicine

         Recreation Leadership                   RA       Public Aspects of Medicine

         Outdoor Life                                                     Public Health

         Sports                                                              Personal Health and Hygiene                                        

         Games and Amusements




Articles from JCC databases

  The Library has several databases where you can find information and research on sports. There are also several health databases which are good for wellness research. Some are more consumer oriented while others can be quite technical and scholarly. There are other databases under topics such as Business or Psychology which may be appropriate, depending on your research needs. Find more on the Library's databases web page. Follow these instructions for logging into the databases.

     General topic databases are a good starting point for sports information. These are listed first.   If you are researching sports business there are several good choices for business databases listed below and there are also some suggested databases for health topics.

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