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Covers topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. It covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.
An up-to-date review of the nutritional strategies available for the prevention of disease and the promotion of health through nutrition, including state-of-the-art information for nutrition policy and programming.
CINAHL provides indexing for journals about nursing and related fields. It offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.
CINAHL Database provides the top nursing and allied health literature available, including over 5,300 nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. In addition, CINAHL Database has health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters, legal cases, research instruments, and clinical trials. Not only is it an authoritative, specialized nursing resource, it is equipped with powerful search tools, including the CINAHL Subject Headings thesarus, which follows a similar structure to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) system. This database covers sources dating from 1937 to present day.
This index covers the huge volume of scholarly or peer-reviewed literature in the field of physical education from kinesiology, fitness tests and motor learning to recreation, sports equipment and coaching. This wide ranging database will help locate articles on sports psychology/sociology as well as physical and occupational therapy.
The surge of academic, professional and personal interest in the field of physical education has resulted in a huge volume of scholarly and trade literature. Since 1970 Sports Medicine & Education Index has been covering this vast collection of material. Records are indexed and classified from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications.
Sports Medicine & Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Subject Coverage Administration Biomechanics-Kinesiology Coaching Curriculum Dance Facilities Health History Law Measurement-Evaluation Motor Learning Patents (that pertain to sporting goods and exercise equipment) Perception Philosophy Physical Education Physical Fitness Physical Therapy Recreation Research Sport Activities Sport Psychology Sport Sociology Sports Sports Medicine Teaching Methods Training
Medline Plus is an open-access version of the MEDLINE database, geared toward the public consumer, with information from the National Library of Medicine about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. It also contains extensive references and articles, from 1966 to the present, with special collections on different health topics, medical tests, drugs and supplements, and more.
The PubMed database contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. PubMed was developed and is maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It facilitates searching across several NLM resources, including MEDLINE and PubMed Central. Coverage extends from the 1940s to the present day.
Provided by the American Psychological Association, APA PsycINFO offers access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. When you search APA PsycINFO, you are also searching the ProQuest Psychology Database and the APA PsycARTICLES database.
Web of Science (WoS) indexes leading scholarly journals, books, proceedings, and other formats. Its major subject areas include the natural and social sciences and arts and humanities, with coverage for all areas back to 1900. The heart of WoS is the "Core Collection," which contains records of articles from the highest impact journals worldwide—including open access journals.
These video tutorials teach aspects of searching, analyzing results, creating a researcher profile, and more.