Much of the design & content that resulted in this Help Guide are thanks to the Penn State University librarians who created the PSU Kinesiology, Exercise & Sport Science Guide. A great big shout of "THANKS" to all the outstanding librarians at PSU!
Full text access to certain journals by this publisher. To determine access: When searching if the resulting article states "Read article" you have access. If you are asked to pay then we do not subscribe to the full text of the journal HOWEVER you may use our InterLibrary Loan service. We will get the article for you from another institution. Check out our Interlibrary Loan page at: http://tinyurl.com/lc3n8lz
Full text access to the following journals:
International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Journal of Aging and Physical Activity
Journal of Applied Biomechanics
Journal of Sport Management
Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
Sociology of Sport Journal
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, comprises over 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. It is global in its scope of coverage and it ranks as the best sources for medical and life science information.
is a leading scientific database offering journal articles from more than 3,800 peer-reviewed journals and book chapters from more than 37,000 books. Select content is available in full-text. For articles without full text, click on the "Check for Full Text" link at the bottom of the article record, and then follow directions to link to an inter-library loan request form.
Click the red star above for a brief tutorial on using advance search for Academic Search Premier, Our largest and most comprehensive database. A multidisciplinary research database providing access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
Google scholar searches peer-reviewed academic journals, books, papers, and theses from academic publishers, professional societies, university presses and other scholarly organizations.
If you have already configured your Scholar preferences*, or if your on campus, you will see links to the right of some results that say FullText@Trexler Library. This link lets you look for a version of the item that's available through Trexler Library database subscriptions.
For other items, you may see a link that says HTML or PDF. Clicking on those links may take you to a freely available version of the article on the open web.
Some search results will have neither links. When this happens, try clicking on the article title. Sometimes this will still get you to a version of the article.
If you find that you are unable to access the article, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan Request.
*Configuring Preferences in Google Scholar: Once you've logged into your Gmail Account, go to the Google Scholar homepage, and click on the settings link.
On the left side of the screen, you will see a button that says "Library links".
Clicking this link will take you to the "Library access links" search box.
Type DeSales into the search box, and click on the blue magnifying glass button to the right.
When the page refreshes, check the box that says "DeSales University - Trexler Library - FullText@TrexlerLibrary", and update your settings by clicking the blue save button.
Your browser will remember this setting, so the next time you go to Google Scholar, you will see links in your search results whether you're on campus or off. Note that if you use multiple web browsers or computers, you may need to configure this setting for each browser you use.
If you have any questions about configuring your Google Scholar settings, or about using Google Scholar in your research, Ask a Librarian for Help!
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Primarily a resource for classroom instruction and a great source for educators, this database also contains information on nutrition and sports as it relates to youth. As an example, check out the search terms in the THESAURUS - browse ATHLETICS to generate a list of broader, narrower, and related subject search terms that you can click and search on for articles on those terms. You can further click on each of those terms to generate more relevant information!