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Sports Medicine

A general guide to learning about Sports Medicine.

Sports Medicine Resources

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Disclaimer

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.

Introduction

According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Sports medicine is the, "medical and paramedical supervision, of athletes in training and in competition, with the goal of prevention and treatment of their injuries. Sports medicine entails the application of scientific research and practice to the optimization of health and athletic performance."

Sports medicine. (n.d.). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved June 24, 2020, from https://www.britannica.com/science/sports-medicine

Databases

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

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 sports medicine by choosing Health Sciences in the drop down menu.

eJournals

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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