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Sport/Exercise Science: Databases & Articles 

The databases included in this subject specific listing are helpful for finding information on sport and exercise science topics. Also listed are several professional tools and, towards the bottom of the page, Newspaper databases are included to help with finding information on current events and public opinion.

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SPORTDiscus Full-Text Includes some full-text. Covers many aspects of sports, sports medicine, physical fitness, and exercise in journals, books, dissertations, and conference proceedings, some back to 1800.

SBRnet "SBRnet's site combines market research from the largest single research supplier to the industry, the National Sporting Goods Association; the U.S. Department of Commerce; various sports governing bodies; and full-text articles from 14 magazines and newsletters published by VNU, the world's largest sporting goods trade publisher, and newsletters provided by leading independent industry experts. Subjects covered include sporting goods industry, sports sponsorship and marketing, broadcasting, facilities, broadcasting and new media."

ACSM's Health and Physical Activity Reference Database Citations to articles and books on the topics of health and physical activity, exercise physiology, and the early history of exercise physiology. No abstracts or full text are included.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Nursing and allied health topics from 1986- present. Includes 860 full text journals, 12,300 full text dissertations, chapters from e-reference books, evidence-based nursing content from the Joanna Briggs Institute, downloadable training videos from Medcom, and multicultural reports from CultureVision.

PubMed Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 -present .

Medline Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 - .

CINAHL with Full-Text Includes some full-text journals. Mostly nursing and allied health topics from 1982 - present, but includes some articles on subjects like athletic training and sports medicine.

PsycARTICLES All full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals from 1985 -.  Good for sports & exercise psychology topics.

PsycINFO 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related disciplines, 1887 - . Good for sports & exercise psychology topics.

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) Includes some full-text. Education resources literature and resources, 1965 - .  Good for physical education topics.

Academic Search Premier Includes some full-text. Multidisciplinary topics, 1975 - .

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America's Newspapers Full-text of over 700 local, regional, and national newspapers. Includes Decatur's Herald and Review, Springfield's State Journal Register, plus many more. Years of coverage varies by title.

Access World News Full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700

Newspaper Source Provides selected full text articles from 143 U.S. and international newspapers.

Chicago Tribune Full-text from 1985 - .

New York Times Complete full-text of the New York Times daily newspaper, from 2000 - .

Dec Online The online version of Millikin University's student newspaper.

Decatur's Herald & Review Full-text online from Janurary 1, 1992 - .

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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL