Selecting a Topic
Looking for an interesting research topic?
Try browsing the Table of Contents of recent issues of well-known, peer-reviewed exercise science, medical, and/or physiology journals.
Here are a few journals to get you started:
Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies
Call Number: Ref GV 567 .B37 2006 v. 1-3
This three-volume encyclopedia includes entries on a number of sports and health-related topics, ranging from Adventure Sports to Diuretics to Leg Rehabilitation to Yips.
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
Presenting state-of-the-art research and evidence-based applications, this four-volume resource provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine. The Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine describes all aspects of the field with perspectives, concepts, and methods from the medical, behavioral, and social sciences and physical education.
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition
Call Number: Ref QP 141 .E526 2013 v. 1-4
The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant based diet and raw foods among others. New articles on organic food, biofortification, nutritional labeling and the effect of religious customs on diet, among many others, reflect the dedication to currency in this revision.