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EXS290: Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice (Fried)


PubMed indexes both open access and subscription based health and medicine journals. Use the Clinical Queries link to find Systematic Reviews, Meta-analyses, and more. You do not need an MEID and password to login. However, you may find some subscription content available using GCC's Journal Finder tool.

Featured Article Databases

The following GCC Library databases provide comprehensive scholarly and clinical resources to health care professionals. When available use the database filters to limit your search, for example to Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analysis, Evidence Based Practice, Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journals, other. MEID and password are required for off-campus access.

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Recommended Health & Fitness Journals

In the links provided below, you will be able to access the abstracts at no charge.  Some journals may even give you the full article at no charge.  If you are interested in reading the full article try using the GCC Library Journal Finder to see if the library subscribes to the journal.  If the journal (or article) is not accessible, please contact your instructor, or submit an interlibrary loan (ILL) request, and we will make it available! 

Exercise Physiology

Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology

Current Sports Medicine Reports

Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews

Journal of Exercise Physiology Online

Journal of Sports Science and Medicine  

International Journal of Sports Medicine

Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Athletic Training; Sports Medicine

American Journal of Sports Medicine

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

British Journal of Sports Medicine

Journal of Athletic Training

Physician and Sports Medicine (Links to an external site.)(**Great source of full-text articles! Unfortunately discontinued as of January 2006)

Journal of Sports Science and Medicine  

Training & Conditioning

Research in Sports Medicine

Exercise Science

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport             

Health and Fitness

American Journal of Health Promotion          

American Journal of Public Health Only the abstract is Free

Journal of Physical Activity and Health (Abstracts are online)

Motor Behaviors

Motor Control (abstracts only--full article for a fee)

Personal Training

Personal Fitness Professional Magazine

Personal Training on the Net

Physical Activity

American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine  A new journal

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

Sports History

Sports History Review (abstracts only--full article for a fee)

Sports Management

Journal of Sport Management (abstracts only--full article for a fee)

Sports Nutrition

Gatorade Sport Sciences (Well documented research findings presented in very well an understandable format)

Sports/Athletics/ Recreation/ Fitness & Conditioning

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD) (abstracts only)

Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (FREE Electronic Journal! Some EXCELLENT reviews are found here!)

Training & Conditioning  includes an on-line archive of past issues

Athletic Management  includes an on-line archive of past issues

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)

Sports Psychology

The Sports Psychologist (abstracts only--full article for a fee)


American Physiological Society (APS):  

CardioSource  **excellent periodicals related to cardiovascular physiology and medicine

Exercise Physiology Related Journals    ***sources from Am. Society of  Exer. Physiol.

National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine's 'PubMed***access to 11million MedLine citations!

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