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Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Coaching (HPERC)

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Online Encyclopedias


Use the Journal Holdings page to find a journal in Andersen Library. For help, see the user guide on Finding Journal Articles. Not sure how to search one of the following databases? Try a Guide!

Education Related

  • ERIC UWW access only
    The ERIC database is the world 's largest source of education information. The database contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. Andersen Library owns the microfiche set of the ERIC ED documents, and many are now available online.
  • Kraus Curriculum Development Library (KCDL) UWW access only
    A searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards that brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.
  • PsycINFO UWW access only
    PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, and books in psychology, as well as psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. Includes PsycLit database.

Health Related

  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text UWW access only
    Provides indexing for 3,001 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937.
  • Consumer Health CompleteUWW access only
    Consumer Health Complete provides access to full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias, health reports, health pamphlets and leaflets, full text from nearly 570 consumer health related periodicals and physician-generated videos.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition UWW access only
    With Health Source: Consumer Edition you can search for information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 160 journals including the British Medical Journal and The Lancet, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 170 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition UWW access only
    Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 550 journals.
  • Medline with Full Text UWW access only
    Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline with Full Text covers all aspects of biomedicine including nursing, dentistry and veterinary medicine. It provides full text for more than 1,470 journals that are indexed in MEDLINE.
  • ScienceDirect College Edition UWW access only
    Extensive Full Text access to the Elsevier journal collections

Sports Related

  • SPORTDiscus with Full TextUWW access only
    Restricted to 4 users at a time
    Offers comprehensive, bibliographic coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 600,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800.

General Physical Education

  • The Virtual Library of Sport
    Extensive information on a wide variety of sports. Sports are organized into the following categories: Ball, wheel, water, outdoor and the rest. Resources are added and updated by volunteers.
  • Dance Resources
    The Dance Directory provides links to three kinds of dance web sites: 1) sites that have good collections of links, usually in a specialized area of dance, 2) sites that include information about an area of dance, and 3) selected sites of dance organizations and individual dancers.
  • Sports Resources
    A long list of resources from refdesk.com
  • PE Webring
    List of the members of the Physical Education WebRing.
  • pelinks4u
    Organized into categories such as elementary pe, secondary pe, and adapted pe, PELinks4U is a newsletter type publication that provides activity ideas and much, much more.
  • Education Index: Physical Education
    Education Index is an annotated guide to education related websites. Pages are organized by subject and lifestage. The subject guide to Physical Education contains a long list of links.

Teaching Resources

Last Reviewed: sc 12/16/2010


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