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.Health and Exercise Science Subject Guide: Home

Library and Internet resources useful for Health and Exercise Science students and researchers.

Finding Books and eBooks at WOU 

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Finding Articles at WOU 
Here is are a list of recommended article databases for your Health Education and Exercise Science research topics. The databases have options for limiting to peer reviewed articles, by date, and full text. If something isn't available please contact the library for assistance. 



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 



Health Source: Consumer Edition Provides access to consumer health magazines, health reference books, and drug entries



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



Alt HealthWatch Offers journal articles and reports, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts



Google Scholar Research including journal articles and other scholarly material

JSTOR Arts & Sciences Articles covering multiple subjects

Education Full Text and ERIC Articles covering education

  over 900 newspapers from 52 US states and territories

Additional Subject Guides at WOU


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