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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.

For journal articles on the sociological implications of health and sport, use Social Sciences Full Text or Sociological Abstracts.

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.

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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.

Online Journals in Kinesiology

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.

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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.

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