Tabs above lead to Health and Sport Sciences information and resources found in the University Libraries, its website, and other related research resources.
Follow the links! Have questions about this guide? Have a suggestions about something to add? Call the Library Liaison for the Department of Health and Sport Sciences [below]. You may also call the Research and Information Services [RIS] Desk (901-678-2208) or email Ask-a-Librarian email.
Use Ask-a-Librarian ~ firstname.lastname@example.org ~ to request assistance. Unless it is a weekend, email should be answered within 24 hours.
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The University Libraries' website has many databases that index thousands of journals published world-wide. Additional electronic indexes for the field of Health and Sport Sciences can be found by searching "Databases by Academic Area or Category" @ http://sierra.memphis.edu/search~S4/y: Enter: Sports and Leisure Studies
Some resources offer the full-text of articles which can be read online or printed. Non-full-text listings may be available in print format in the University Libraries: simply search for the journal title in the UofM Libraries Catalog to determine exact volume/issue availability.
If full-text is not offered in either the electronic resource nor the UofM Libraries Catalog you may request a copy of the article through UofM Libraries' Interlibrary Loan Service. In most cases the article arrives as a pdf attachment and is posted to your established ILLiad Account.
UofM University Libraries' Catalog: A listing of all the books available in the University Libraries
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JOPERD: The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
International Journal of Sports Sciences & Fitness
Journal of Applied Sport Management
Journal of Fitness Research
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