You can search databases such as these for journal articles. Most provide article citations and abstracts. In many cases, you can find full text of the articles.
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.