The databases below are a good place to start your research for Health and Human Performance. Most of the databases have a medical or nursing focus and contain mainly scholarly articles.
The databases below are a other places to consider looking when conducting research for Health and Human Performance. Most of the databases have a medical or nursing focus and contain mainly scholarly articles.
The following databases contain systematic reviews (a type of literature review that collects all the studies on a selected topic that meet a certain criteria and synthesizes the findings) and clinical trials to provide evidence-based treatment information.
For more information and details about evidence based practice, refer to the Evidence Based Practice research guide.
The following databases are multidisplinary, meaning, you'll likely find something relating to your topic within these databases but it may not always be from the angle of your discipline or area of study. Use these if you're looking for general information, if your topic isn't super specialized within your field, or if multiple perspectives could benefit your research.
The following databases can provide a solid background of information on your topic. The databases listed include e-books which might contain a chapter or a whole book on your topic, or reference collections which are encyclopedias or other reference materials that contain generally accepted knowledge in the field.
You might want to consider looking at a Master's thesis or a dissertation on your topic to see what has been else has been written (and maybe not yet published in scholarly journals) or to find references to other relevant articles through the citations listed on the thesis or dissertation article.
This interactive tutorial will walk you through the basic features of the Library Catalog.
Text source: Melnyk, B.M., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (2011). Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare: A guide to best practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Browse for books, journals, and reference materials in General Collection (2nd Level) and in the Periodicals (Lower Level) in Forsyth Library under the following call numbers:
|GV 201-555||Physical Education and Training|
|RC 1200 - 1245||Internal Medicine: Sports Medicine|
|RD 92-97.8||Surgery: Emergency Surgery - Wounds and Injuries|
|RD 796||Surgery: Physical Rehabilitation - Sports|