Developing a Search Strategy Tips on searching more efficiently and effectively.
Scholarly vs. Popular Sources Distinguishing between scholarly journals and popular periodicals.
ERIC Documents Tips on identifying and retrieving non-journal literature using the ERIC database.
Tests and Measurements Tests, reviews, and resources for finding testing instruments.
Kinesiology research guide.
Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks from the California Department of Education.
Other research guides
Search Academic Search Premier for journal articles on health and lifestyle changes. Select peer-reviewed for articles based on a research study. For a more precise search, use the subject terms for vocabulary to represent the concepts of your research topic.
Other databases with scholarly journal articles:
For journal articles on research topics related to health and nursing, use CINAHL Plus with Full Text.
Search ERIC for journal articles and non-journal literature on physical education and health in a school setting.
Search PsycINFO for the psychological effect of physical activity on health.
For research on controversial topics, CQ Researcher provides a weekly report on a key national issue. Reports include a pro/con section.
Other useful databases
To retrieve a full text article, click:
Click Find It! to determine if an article is available in full text in another library database or in print in the University Library.
Use Interlibrary Loan's online request form for copies of articles from other libraries. Articles often arrive in 1-3 working days.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance is a peer-reviewed, professional journal with information on motor skills, improving fitness, and pursuing physical activity and sport participation safely and appropriately.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport is a comprehensive professional journal offering the latest research in the art and science of human movement studies.
Academic Search Premier, ERIC, PsycINFO, and CINAHL Plus tutorials created by EBSCO Training.
Saving Results: My Folder
ProQuest Physical Education Index tutorials created by ProQuest Training.
ERIC tutorials created by Reed Library, SUNY at Fredonia and used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical 4.0 International License.
Other video tutorials.