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Kinesiology & Health : Article Databases

Provides a guide to resources available through the UW Libraries for Kinesiology & Health students & faculty.

Getting Full Text

When you search any of the library's databases or use the Articles Search box you may have to go through a few steps to find the full-text of the articles you need. If you don't see a direct link to the full text of the article, go through the following steps:


  • Click the "Find It@UW" button .  If a full-text copy is available, a link to the article will appear.
  • If no online copy is available, you may order the article by clicking the Interlibrary Loan button 

Recommended Article Databases for Physical Education & Health Promotion Topics

Article Databases Searching Tutorials
Links to databases and searching tutorials

This database offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. The content consists of multidisciplinary, international references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more.

SportDiscus: An Essential Source for Sports Studies (3:30 min.)
This video tutorial from MMU Library Services illustrates how to do a basic search using truncation and phrase searching and getting full text.


Physical Education Index
Covers physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology.

ProQuest Advanced Search

General video tutorial giving tips in searching using the ProQuest database platform.

More ProQuest videos

ProQuest Thesaurus

ProQuest Search Results

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
This collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
Gale Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
From King University Libraries show searching using the basic search, advanced search, and Topic Finder.
Media database that presents 3D videos on all parts of human anatomy.

Click on the Tutorials link at the top of the database screen. Shows how to manipulate the images, add and remove layers, locate specific anatomical features.

To get to section on exercise anatomy, click on Functional Anatomy.

CINAHL provides indexing for 2,737 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Includes articles on physical education, exercise, sports, and physical activity.

CINAHL Advanced Search (5 min.) Do NOT use the Evidence Based Medicine limiter--use the Research Articles limiter to get studies.

From LIONTV, shows how to conduct a search from the Advanced Search page.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video
Video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more.

Alexander Street Press Videos: Crash Course

An in depth look at searching and creating custom clips and playlists within Alexander Street Press' Databases.

One of the databases from the National Library of Medicine. This database has 24 million citations.
PubMed Simple Subject Search (1 min.)
PubMed Simple Subject Search: How MeSH Works (1 min.)
PubMed: The Filters Sidebar (2 min.)
Full list of Kinesiology & Health Databases