Kinesiology Research Guide
Find articles on kinesiology
CINAHL Provides indexing for journals in nursing and allied health fields
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (Ovid) Peer-reviewed manuscripts that add to understanding of conditioning and sport through applied exercise and sport science
MEDLINE Provides indexing for journals that cover medicine, physiology, and human biology
PLOS Medicine PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher that publishes open access, peer-reviewed journals such as PLOS ONE, PLOS Biology, and PLOS Medicine
PubMed Provides citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books, which may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites
Science Direct (Elsevier) Provides access to journals for scientific, technical, and medical research
SPORTDiscus Offers coverage in sports, fitness, and related disciplines
Wiley Interscience Provides access to journals in a variety of disciplines in both the hard and social sciences
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Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) Provides access to journals that cover the social sciences, the humanities, education, and general science
Academic OneFile (Gale) Provides access to journals that cover the social sciences, the humanities, education, and general science
Biological Abstracts - life science and biomedical research literature
Google Scholar Link to Google Scholar through the library website to authenticate yourself as a CSUMB affiliate so that when you find an article citation in Google Scholar with a "Find Text@CSUMB" link, you will be able to get to the full text of the article
SpringerLink Journals Provides access to journals that cover life science, medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics
Books in the CSUMB Library
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Books at other libraries
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- Melvyl to search library catalogs of the University of California.
- WorldCat to search library catalogs from around the world.
- CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using the catalogs above.
Search health encyclopedias
Selected reference sources
Selected websites on kinesiology
Government websites on health & wellness
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - "To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise."
MedlinePlus - "MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand."
National Health Information Center (NHIC) - "The National Health Information Center (NHIC) is a health information referral service. NHIC links people to organizations that provide reliable health information."
National Institutes of Health: Health Information - "The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives."
APA (American Psychological Association) style guide
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (CSUMB Reference Collection REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010)
AMA (American Medical Association) style guide
AMA Manual of Style : A Guide for Authors and Editors (CSUMB Reference Collection REF R119 .A533 2007)
CSUMB Career Services
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McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program that prepares undergraduate first-generation and/or traditionally underrepresented students for doctoral studies through paid research opportunities, graduate school preparations, and GRE fee reduction waivers.
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Subject librarian for Business and Wellness, and library liaison to the College of Business, Kinesiology department, and Nursing department.