Physical Performance & Sport Studies

Resources for Athletic Training and Sports Management
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Deets Library Catalog
The section of the Library Collection dealing with Athletic Training topics are usually found around call numbers RC12xx or RD97 on the 2nd floor. A simple outline of the topics in this section:
  • RC1210 — Athletic trainers (professional and general, think: textbooks)
  • RC1230 — Doping in sports
  • RD97 — Sport injuries, management and treatment
Ebrary Athletic Training eBooks
eBook Collection Sports Medicine eBooks
Credo Reference Medicine eBooks
Articles
CINAHL
The principal index to nursing and allied health journal articles plus full text for about 200 health science journals. Contains full-text. Excellent starting point for peer–reviewed or evidence-based literature, including health conditions, emergency injury management, and athlete biomechanics.
SPORTDiscus with Fulltext
An index for the journal and monographic literature for topics in areas such as sports medicine, exercise physiology, physical fitness, and recreation. Includes full text content from over 400 journals. If research into a specific sport is your intent, such as compression stockings on runners, try searching here.
MEDLINE
A user-friendly interface to the PubMed database that provides direct linking to the full text of articles available at Southwestern.
Health & Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Provides an integrated collection of general interest and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference books and pamphlets.
Health Reference Center Academic
Provides access to articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc.
Websites
Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals
Written for the professional, clinically describes diseases and conditions, who is likely to get them, and contains updated pharmacological and therapeutic information related to those conditions. Contains photographs and audio and video material not present in the print versions.
University of Washington Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Videos
The University of Washington Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is actively involved in quality patient care, teaching, and research concerning bone and joint problems. Special areas of expertise include foot and ankle, hand and microvascular, hip and knee, arthritis, sports medicine, pediatric orthopedics, shoulder and elbow, spine, trauma, and tumors.
3-D Library of Selected Musculature
From the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, view complex multi-directional examples of musculature, bones, and joints relevant to athletic trainers.
Healthy Children: Sports
From the American Academy of Pediatrics, a series of guides for parents and laypersons, including what to do if your child has a concussion, injury prevention techniques and safety tips for various sports, and helping if your child wants to quit a sport.
Athletes and the Arts
A rather unique and innovative way to look at athletic training and injury prevention — through the creative arts process. Includes tips sheets and video resources.

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