List of HSU Databases
Fitness & Sport Sciences
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
SPORTDiscus with full text (EBSCO) Full Text. Provided by the Sport Information Resource Centre, offers comprehensive coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines, including sports medicine. Covers journals and monographs published since 1800, with full text back to 1985. Includes over 22,000 dissertations and theses.  Remote access with University Network account
OVID Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Journals Full text access to 23 highly ranked journals in sports science, sports medicine, rehabilitation and orthopedics, offering professional experience and practical application of peer-reviewed research findings for strength coaches, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other health professionals involved in rehabilitation science and sports medicine.
MEDLINE (EBSCO) A user-friendly interface to the National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
Statista (Direct) Full Text. A statistics portal and database that offers up-to-date statistics, studies, and reports from over 18,000 sources. Categories include industry overviews, reports and dossiers, business and company information, market forecasts, analysis of social and economic topics, as well as in-depth studies from market researchers, governmental institutions, and businesses. Offers infographics such as PowerPoint, charts, graphs, and tables.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Humanities Source (EBSCO) Full Text Offers worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought through full text articles, original works, interviews, book and performance reviews and more, covering all aspects of the humanities including art, communications, history, literature, music, dance and the performing arts, literary and social criticism, philosophy, religion, and many other topics. Remote access with University network account.
Education Source (EBSCO) Full Text. Covers scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education from early childhood to college and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and test
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized full text collection of quality education journals including peer-reviewed titles and educational reports.
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Provides abstracts and full text for scholarly and peer-reviewed medical, nursing, and allied health journals covering many medical disciplines. Includes the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Consumer Medication Information (AHFS) database of prescription medicine information. Remote access with University Network account.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Full Text. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer, and allied health. Includes journals, books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, evidence-based care sheets, educational software, and audiovisuals.
Cochrane Library (Direct) Full Text. A collection of databases presenting research on the effectiveness of healthcare treatments and interventions. Presents independent evidence-based reviews of treatment studies, methods, clinical trials, technology assessments and economic evaluations to inform decisions on health care.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
PubMed (Web) Provides text based searching for citations to biomedical literature, including citations from MEDLINE. Some links to full text in free online journals or publisher websites.
updated 20140226