|THOMAS J. GARLAND LIBRARY||
ATHLETIC TRAINING AND SPORTS MEDICINE
A Guide to Information Resources
TC Library has several recently published books related to athletic training and allied health housed at the Greeneville campus library. Use the online catalog to search by author, title, or subject. Two databases of electronic books , EBSCO EBOOKS and ebrary ebooks are also good resources for current publications in athletic training and allied health fields.
Recommended Research Databases*
* available only to staff, faculty and current students of Tusculum College
|Ebscohost Web Business Source Elite provides full-text for over 1,000 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and more. Includes articles related to sports management, marketing, and training.||ERIC Good resource for journal article abstracts and publications in the area of athletic training education with full text education documents from 1993-present. All other Pre-1993 ERIC documents available on microfiche at Tusculum College Garland Library.|
|Ebscohost PsycARTICLES contains more than 25,000 full-text articles from 42 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations. Helpful in locating articles on sports psychology and sports performance. PsycINFO index also allows for exploration of articles and publications and links directly to any full-text available on PsycARTICLES||
|Ebscohost Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection|
|Infotrac I Health and Wellness Resource Center comprehensive health databases that compiles information on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, etc. Links to government sites and other sites on cancer, diet and health assessment.|
|Ebscohost SPORTDiscus with Fulltext||Proquest Education Journals offers complete information on hundreds of educational topics, drawing full-text articles from over 260 leading journals for the period since 1988.|
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Full Text Journal Titles Available Electronically*
The following representative journal titles are available in full text in the database indicated. To connect to a journal title, go to Periodical Search on the library homepage and type in the name of the journal/magazine. Click on the link to the database to see the titles and issues available in full text.
|from 01/01/2009 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 2006 to present in Directory of Open Access Journals|
|from 01/01/2011 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 1992 to 2010 in Directory of Open Access Journals|
|from 07/01/1997 to present in ProQuest Education Journals (Legacy Platform)|
|from 04/01/2004 to 6 months ago in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 04/01/2007 to present in Academic OneFile|
|from 04/01/2007 to present in Educator's Reference Complete|
|from 04/01/2007 to present in Expanded Academic ASAP|
|from 04/01/2007 to present in General OneFile|
|from 04/01/2007 to present in Health Reference Center Academic|
|from 04/01/2007 to present in Professional Collection|
|from 12/01/2004 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 01/01/2004 to 12/31/2004 in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in Academic OneFile|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in Educator's Reference Complete|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in Expanded Academic ASAP|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in General Reference Center Gold|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in Health & Wellness Resource Center|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in Health & Wellness Resource Center (with Alternative Health Module)|
|from 11/01/2005 to 10/31/2008 in Health Reference Center Academic|
|from 2010 to present in Directory of Open Access Journals|
|from 03/01/2010 to present in Academic OneFile|
|from 03/01/2010 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 02/01/2001 to 04/30/2004 in Academic OneFile|
|from 02/01/2001 to 04/30/2004 in Expanded Academic ASAP|
|from 02/01/2001 to 04/30/2004 in General OneFile|
|from 02/01/2001 to 04/30/2004 in Health & Wellness Resource Center|
|from 02/01/2001 to 04/30/2004 in Health & Wellness Resource Center (with Alternative Health Module)|
|from 02/01/2001 to 04/30/2004 in Health Reference Center Academic|
|from 01/03/2008 to 01/01/2005 in Tusculum College Library's Print holdings|
|from 02/01/2006 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text|
|from 03/01/1999 to 03/31/2010 in ProQuest Education Journals (Legacy Platform)|
*The current, bound, and microfiche periodical holdings can be found by consulting the Periodical Search on the TC Garland Library Homepage or consulting the blue notebook at the Reference Desk in the library.
Other Resources for Journal Articles
Infotrieve Article Finder is a search engine that allows users to search a bibliographic database of over 30 million citations and 20 million abstracts. The Table of Contents of 150,000 journal titles is available for viewing and articles may be purchased using the Docsource feature. Many of the articles may be requested through Interlibrary Loan and delivered via Ariel (an Infotrieve document delivery system) Contact the TC Library for more information on using this service.
Ingenta is a comprehensive bibliographic index to a wide range of periodical articles. This service requires purchase to obtain the full text of articles but is a valuable resource if looking for additional resources. Many of the journal articles may be requested through Interlibrary Loan and most may be delivered within72 hours. For more information on using this resource contact the TC Library.
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Comprehensive Internet Websites
|Non Profit Sites||Education Sites||Commercial Sites||Government Sites|
Non Profit Sites
Foundation Sports Library The AAF has provides a list of sports
research and information sites. Though not comprehensive, the
sites listed have been helpful in answering reference questions.
Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine dedicated to the research and prevention of sports related injury and health care cost containment. Research publications, links to websites and information on current projects in sport injury are included.
Journal of Athletic Training a direct link to the table of contents from the journal maintained by NATA. NOT full text. Access to full text of this journal is available through Proquest Education Journals .
National Athletic Trainers Association the official site for the association responsible for certification of athletic trainers, accreditation of athletic training programs and dissemination of information related to the profession.
NATA Helpful Links A listing of associations, organizations, coalitions and societies that are related to or work directly with Athletic Trainers.
National Sports Information Centre Based in Australia, the NSIC is a library supporting the Australian Sports Commission objectives by providing access to sports and related information services.
Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Links to research, news and websites related to sports PT.
SportsLink Athletic Resource is a comprehensive not for profit website that provides resources to competitors, athletes, coaches, trainers, researchers, and the sports medicine community. All the resources are free to the public. They have also compiled an extensive sports performance bibliography. As stated on their organization's about page, the websites that are listed are what they consider to be the "top 500 non-commercial links for sports and athletic performance on the Internet."
Training Research Guide provided by James Madison University has some good
sports reference websites listed.
Sports Medicine & Athletic Training Pathfinder SMSU Libraries a helpful library research guide for athletic training from the librarians at Southwestern Missouri State University. Check the Tusculum College Library online catalog for similar materials in our collection.
United States Sports Academy Library - Electronic Reference maintained and updated on a regular basis a good comprehensive resource for students in allied health and all aspects of sports management.
Gatorade Sports Science Institute established in 1988 ,GSSI, is a research and educational facility providing access to current information on sports nutrition and exercise science to enhance the performance and well-being of athletes. The site was developed with the sports health professional in mind.
A great commercial database with information on new products and trends in the area of human kinetics, physical education, coaching and athletic performance. A caution: Before purchasing an article from this site, check to see if it is available on the research databases in full text or request the article through interlibrary loan.
SIRC SPORTQuest Sport Search Engine
and Directory Official search engine for SportDiscus Homepage with links to
a variety of topics including sport injury and and information on
subscribing to SportDiscus.
CDC Nutrition and Physical Activity
National Library of Medicine Medline Plus "a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine."
Navy Environmental Health Center
President's Council on Fitness and Sports
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For links to Physical Education, visit the
Physical Education "Links Library" page