Answered By: Trudi Pledger Last Updated: Aug 17, 2018 Views: 52
The main databases for a Sport and Exercise student are:
- SPORTDiscus is a full text database and the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.
- Web of Science is a multidisciplinary citation indexing service.
- CINAHL Complete (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is the key electronic index for Nursing journals. Where your focus is on Nursing role, this is the database to use. (Best viewed using Chrome).
- NHS Evidence is a suite of resources that includes the NICE Guidelines, Clinical Knowledge Summaries, Public Health Information and, via NHS Athens, the NHS journal indexing and other databases.
For further information and details of other useful resources check out the Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy Subject Guide.
If you would like help using any of these resources you can attend one of our literature searching workshops; book a tutorial with a member of the Library Liaison Team at the Mary Seacole Library; or visit the Mary Seacole Library helpdesk during staffed hours.
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