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Physical Education, Recreation, and Health

This guide features resources for physical education, recreation administration, recreation therapy, athletic training, adult fitness, and health education.

OER

Click the links below for Open Educational Resources (OER) on Physical Education, Recreation, and Health.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

ACSM's Certification Review

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Adolescent Health Sourcebook

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Dictionary of Education

Electronic Resource

Dictionary of Sports Studies

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

Electronic Resource, Volumes 1-4

Encyclopedia of Title IX and Sports

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Manual of School Health

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

National Standards and Guidelines for Physical Education Teacher Education

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Sports Injuries Sourcebook

Electronic Resource

Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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