THOMAS J. GARLAND LIBRARY    

 

 

ATHLETIC TRAINING AND SPORTS MEDICINE
A Guide to Information Resources

Books

Research Databases

Full Text Electronic Journals

  Internet Websites

Books

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


Gale Infotrac Expanded Academic ASAP Comprehensive databases contains scholarly articles on a variety of subjects.

Gale Infotrac I Academic Onefile  Scholarly journals plus full text of Reference resources and the New York Times

Gale Infotrac I
Health Reference Center scholarly journal articles on a variety of allied health issues.

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.

Athletic training & sports health care  (1942-5864)    Look up Article    More full text options
      
from 01/01/2009 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text

  Athletic training education journal    Look up Article    More full text options

      
from 2006 to present in Directory of Open Access Journals

  International journal of athletic therapy & training  (2157-7277)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
from 01/01/2011 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text

  Journal of athletic training  (1062-6050)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
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
 

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Newsletter    Look up Article    More full text options

      
from 12/01/2004 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text

  American journal of medicine & sports  (1524-2196)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
from 01/01/2004 to 12/31/2004 in SPORTDiscus with Full Text

  American journal of sports medicine  (0363-5465)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
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

  Asian journal of sports medicine  (2008-000X)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
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

  British journal of sports medicine  (0306-3674)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
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

  Clinics in sports medicine  (0278-5919)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
from 01/03/2008 to 01/01/2005 in Tusculum College Library's Print holdings

  Current sports medicine reports  (1537-890X)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
from 02/01/2006 to present in SPORTDiscus with Full Text

  Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness  (0022-4707)    Look up Article    More full text options

      
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

Amateur Athletic 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." 

Education Sites

Athletic 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. 

Commercial Sites

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.

 Government Sites

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."
Healthfinder
Navy Environmental Health Center
President's Council on Fitness and Sports

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Revised 09/05/2012

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