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HE 426 - Sports and Exercise Nutrition : Signature Assignment -- Research Help

Your assignment requires you to: Use at least 6 peer-reviewed journal references, in addition to brochure. or advertisements for the diet, supplement or product.

This guide provides a list of library databases where peer reviewed articles can be found as well a list of peer reviewed journals in the exercise science field. Included are two short presentations on Finding Peer Reviewed Articles and Finding Articles from Specific Journals

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SPORTDiscus Find articles published in sources that specialize in sports, fitness and related disciplines

Physical Education Index Includes journal articles, report literature, conference proceedings, and patents covering physical education and sports

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection Database topics include: treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and more


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database about healthcare and pharmacology 

Medline (EBSCO) Created and maintained by the National Library of Medicine

PubMed Primary database for researchers in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, and related life sciences

Health Reference Center Academic Contains articles from a nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters 


Google Scholar Research including journal articles and other scholarly material


Noodle Tools - a cloud based software to help with your citations. Free for WOU students 


Finding Peer Reviewed Articles from Specific Journals 

Journals A-Z

Peer-Reviewed Journals Available at WOU  

  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • American Journal of Epidemiology
  • American Journal of Public Health
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Archives of Internal Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • International Journal of Obesity
  • International Journal of Obesity Related Metabolic Disorders
  • Journal of Applied Physiology
  • Journal of Bone Mineral Research
  • Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Journal of Nutrition
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • Journal of the American Dietetic Association
  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Obesity Research
  • Obesity Reviews
  • Pediatric Exercise Science
  • Physiology Review


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