Sports Development - Recommended Sources

Books

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).

An online reference collection, featuring full-text content from subject-specific reference titles. Do a keyword search of the whole collection or browse for a reference work by subject. Get help planning your research by visualising your topic with a concept map.

Access to the Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy & Education 2012 e-book collection.

Additional Sources

General interest site useful for current awareness.

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)

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

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.

The society aims to develop philosophical, sociological, psychological, pedagogical and historical knowledge of sport from both an historical and present day perspective.  As well as giving news and event information the website links to full text access to the society’s conference proceedings

• Nexis not in Discovery 

Full text articles from many news sources and trade journals both UK and international. Archives sometimes stretching back to the mid 1980's.

Regional and national newspapers from the UK, Europe, the USA and Australasia, dating from the 1980s onwards - note that you will find Latin American sources in the Spanish section and Francophone African sources in the French section. 

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

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