Sports Science

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Sports Science

Independent Research - getting started

How to identify different sources of information and links to useful books and ebooks.

Developing advanced search strategies

How to search systematically for literature. From the initial stages of understanding your vocabulary to using advanced features in databases.


Collections of specialist, subject specific journal literature.

Website of the North American professional association representing sport and exercise psychologists. Provides information about the association and their activities, plus access to their newsletter

General interest site useful for current awareness.

The website of the professional organisation providing information on careers and training opportunities.

The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. The website provides access to news, job and careers information, publications and events

The European College of Sport Science is an international non-profit organization. Its purpose is the promotion of science and research, with special attention to the interdisciplinary fields of sport science and sports medicine.

Access to news from across Europe in the field of sport psychology plus FEPSAC conference proceedings

A website providing access to research in a variety of sports science topic areas including sports nutrition, training and performance and athlete health and well-being.

Website of the regulatory body for a number of health and care professions including practice psychologists. In addition to news and careers information this website provides access to professional documentation including practice notes, legislative guides and policy documents

Provides access to research and conference papers in a variety of sports science topic areas associated with the impact of physical environments on human performance.

The International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) is an organization devoted to promoting research, practice, and development in the discipline of sport psychology throughout the world

A peer reviewed journal and site for sport research sponsored by the School of Sport and Recreation at Aukland University of Technology.


Links to databases and online sources of statistics


Guidance and support for referencing in APA7 and links to information on reference management software

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