Exercise Science Research Guide

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This guide will point you to many key resources in exercise science. Additional guides for Sport Management, Medical Practice Management, and Nutrition are available; visit our Research Guides homepage. If you need help with your research, ask a librarian.  



Search library databases for articles in scholarly journals, trade publications, and newspapers, as well as conference proceedings and reviews.  Each database covers a unique set of information and publications, with a unique discipline-specific focus. Click on the DatabaseInfoIcon for more information.  

Most Frequently Used Databases in Exercise Science

Additional databases are available from our Databases for Medicine and Health Sciences or Sport Management. 

Or choose other databases from the Library's Databases page

Help Using the Databases 

Reference Resources 

Select from the following works to find in-depth definitions, background information, standards, data, and more:

Select Resources: Online and in Print

Browse Additional Select Ebooks

Books and Ebooks

Library Catalogs

Are you looking for an item you can't find through the links above?


Videos & Podcasts  

Web Sites 

Visit the following sites for authoritative information on business news and information, company research, and industry and financial information. 

Associations and Organizations

Certification, Exams, and Continuing Education

Evidence Based Medicine/Practice

Human Anatomy

Patient Education

Sport Psychology

Sport Sociology

Standards and Policies

Statistical & Demographic Information

Additional Resources

Related Research Guides

Past last updated: 22 July 2015 | ODU Library Reference Services 
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