This guide is intended to support the needs of the students enrolled in PET6597. Explore each section of this guide to discover helpful hints on searching the databases, selecting peer reviewed articles, and citing your research properly.
COURSE DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the basic aspects of reading, evaluating, and writing research in physical activity and sport science. Topics include the understanding of the scientific method, problem selection, literature review, types of research, data presentation and interpretations and scientific writing. In addition, students will learn to the use digital tools to facilitate the planning and implementation of a research project, including the use of specific data bases as well as the utilization of research writing software.
NOTE: For many of the resources listed, access on campus or through the "off-campus access" portal is required. For off-campus access to library-licensed e-Journals, research databases and other e-resources, you must log-in to from the library homepage.
After accessing the databases and resources, you may see -OR- in your search results, click this button to check for access to the full-text content.
You can search the Libary Catalog for e-books and government documents or Course Reserves (the last checks for items your professor put on electronic reserve). Other resources for electronic resources include: