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Exercise Science: Article Databases

A starting point for your Exercise Science research. Are we missing anything? Please let us know!

New PubMed Update

An updated PubMed is on it's way! PubMed is transforming “into a modern hub with a fast, reliable, and intuitive search that connects people to the world's leading sources". The new site is available to try from the current PubMed website, and will become the default in mid-May. For more information, please see the FAQ from the National Library of Medicine.

Research Databases - Medical, Health Professions

Search these databases for journal articles.  Sometimes instead of a complete (full text) article, you'll only be able to access an abstract or citation.

About Scientific Articles

Research Databases - General, Academic

Database Tutorials

Many of the databases that you will use come from Ebsco, a provider of online indexes and full text.  These brief tutorials  describe the searching strategies that work best in databases such as CINAHL and SportDiscus.   You will need Adobe Flash Player to view them.

Creating a Basic Search (Ebsco)

Advanced Search (Ebsco)  

These online tutorials are specific to health professions database searching.

CINAHL Basic Searching (Ebsco)

CINAHL Advanced Searching (Ebsco)

PubMed Tutorials (National Library of Medicine)  Multiple tutorials, from basic to advanced and MeSH term searching.