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A general guide to learning about Kinesiology

Kinesiology Resources



This guide was created for patrons looking for general consumer health information. These resources are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For questions related to advice, diagnosis, or treatment please contact a licensed medical provider.


According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Kinesiology is the "study of the mechanics and anatomy of human movement and their roles in promoting health and reducing disease."

Kinesiology encompasses a myriad of applications, including but not limited to, biomechanics, physiology, biochemistry, sports activity and exercise, nutrition, rehabilitation, orthopedics, occupational therapy and physical therapy.

Kinesiology. (n.d.). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 31, 2020, from


Below are some of the suggested databases for locating scholarly articles pertaining to kinesiology.  

If you would like to see the full list of databases available to Touro students, click here. Once there, you can narrow your database options to ones most likely to contain information about kinesiology by choosing Health Sciences in the drop down menu.


Books & eBooks

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All of Touro's books and e-books can be found by searching the catalog (above, or where it says Catalog Find Books & eBooks on the library homepage).

Use the advanced search to limit your results by year, campus location, or search just e-books by selecting "TC  E-Books" under Location. If a print book you'd like is at a different campus, learn how to request it. 

The items below are just a sampling of the many titles available:

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