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The Science of Sports

PWR 1KE - Spring 2013 - Instructor: Myers, K.
Last Updated: 24-Apr-2013

A guide to resources for the PWR 1KE: The Science of Sport. The Science of Sport delves intro the mysteries at work in the world of sports: the many puzzles of mind, body, technology and terrain that emerge in the study of sports.  The course examines sports in terms of mechanics and function and consider factors such as the physiology and psychology of athletes and the technology of equipment and the impact of environment.

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Background and reference sources


Following are some suggested journals that you can use to find background information on your topic.

Chapel Hill, NC : Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology, c1989-
Green Library » Stacks » GV706.4 .J66 V.25 2013
[Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics Publishers, c1988-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » GV706.4 .J675 V.30 NO.4-6 2008
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association

Article resources

Use these resources to search for articles on your topic.

[S.l.] : National Library of Medicine
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : ProQuest Information and Learning Company.
[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts


Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2011.
Green Library » Stacks » GV706.4 .C75 2011
12th ed. / New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP303 .L87 2012
18th ed. New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, c2012.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP303 .T58 2012
London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Green Library » Stacks » GV706.4 .P638 2012
7th ed. New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012.
Green Library » Stacks » GV706.4 .C69 2012

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