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An Australian Informit database of citations and article summaries, with some full-text. Produced by the National Sport Information Centre, Australian Sports Commission. Covers all aspects of Australian sport. The link here will take you to the Informit platform with Ausport selected. See more ... below.
Specific topics include sports administration, sports medicine, sports psychology, coaching, sport for children, economics of sport, and the Olympic Games.
Your searching from this link will be within Ausport only. You can change the database(s) you are searching using the Change Databases button. Unless you have changed databases, you will continue to search in Ausport. When you have run a search, your results list will include, at the top, which database(s) you have searched in.
You can use Simple Search or Advanced Search. Advanced Search offers more options for searching, and more limiters. When you have run a search, there are further options for filtering your results. For searching help, there is a useful set of Search Tips at the bottom of the Advanced Search Screen.
The database began in 1989, but includes some selected earlier items.
This major international health, medicine, and veterinary medicine database is available from Ovid in various packages. The version here includes the most recent MEDLINE material (2014 to current).
MEDLINE is recognised as the premier index of biomedical literature. It covers health and medicine, allied health, and veterinary science, plus the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to health care. It is produced by the United States National Library of Medicine and covers thousands of international journals from 1950 - .
It is primarily a database of citations, but the Ovid version includes links to some full text journal articles from the database CSU Full Text Journals@Ovid, listed in the Charles Sturt databases lists as Journals@Ovid CSU Full Text Subscribed.
For the full-text of other items, use the Find it - CSU button to search for the full article via Primo Search.
A database of journal and other citations with some full-text available. Covers the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Produced by the American Psychological Association and available in the Ovid platform.
The database includes material of relevance to psychologists, and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
Updated weekly, PsycINFO provides access to journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations. Most of the journals in PsycINFO are peer-reviewed.
It is primarily an index, but does include some full-text links to items in the Journals@Ovid database.
For information on things like numbers of records and languages/countries represented, see the APA's PsycINFO Factsheet.
This is one of many databases available in the Ovid platform. Once in the Ovid interface, you can change to another database by clicking on the Change link in the main search panel. All Ovid databases can be searched individually or in any combination.
An Elsevier database of scientific content from journals and books, which gives comprehensive coverage of the sciences and social sciences.
Material is organised in the major subject areas ("domains") of:
• physical sciences and engineering
• life sciences
• health sciences
• social sciences and humanities.
Charles Sturt Library does not subscribe to all of the content in ScienceDirect, but the subscription does include the full-text of thousands of journals and hundreds of eBooks. Both the journal and eBook content cover a range of subjects.
To browse the collection, go to Journals & Books at the top of the main page. You can filter your browsing by journal or book title, domain and subdomain (subject areas), resource type (articles and book chapters), and access type.
You can search using basic or advanced search. Search results are available as journal articles and book chapters.
You can filter results to full-text content by ticking the box(es) for Subscribed publications and/or Open Access articles. You can also filter by article type or to book chapters.
For journal article results where the full-text is NOT available, click on the article title to go to the full record, then click on the Find It button to search for the full item via Primo Search.
Most full-text journal content is available from 1995 onward and, for some journals, the content is available from Volume 1. New titles are added regularly.
An EBSCOhost database of journal and other citations, with much available in full-text, covering all aspects of sports, sports science, physical education, sports medicine, and sports administration.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text has references from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings, and theses and dissertations. There are more than 750,000 records dating back to 1800.
The database also includes the full-text of more than 350 journals dating back to 1985.
An online collection of searchable videos that covers fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, and exercise adherence.
This collection features physicians, exercise scientists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, registered dieticians, sport psychologists, personal trainers, and health/wellness experts.
Titles in the collection have been approved for educational use by several professional organisations including the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Athletic Trainers Association, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Medical Fitness Association.
The collection can be searched and browsed, and has a number of features that assist in its use as an educational resource. Features include:
* video browse and search capabilities;
* multiple points of access: browses, searches, thumbnail images, transcripts;
* synchronised, searchable transcripts;
* video clip-making tools;
* annotated playlists: users can make, annotate, and share playlists and clips, and can include links to materials or resources outside the collection;
* sharing of video by embeddable links.
UpToDate is an evidence-based clinical medical resource which includes medical and patient information, drug information, and a number of medical calculators. It is continuously updated and is designed as a point-of-care clinical resource.
The main content consists of 11,000 topics across 25 medical specialities, which are written, edited, and reviewed by authors, experts, and peer-reviewers from around the world. Each topic includes a prominent Summary section or Summary and Recommendations section.
Other features include:
• 1500 patient education topics
• 33,000 graphics
• access to Lexi-comp drug monographs
• more than 175 medical calculators
• What’s New and Practice-Changing Updates
• UpToDate Pathways.
UpToDate has an uncluttered user-friendly interface. You can search across the whole resource, or, from the top tab-bar, you can access the Contents, Calculators, Drug interactions, and UpToDate Pathways. You can navigate between topics using hyperlinks in the text.
For information about UpToDate's peer review process, see the page on Editorial Policy.
See a complete list of Exercise Science Journal Databases on the Library website.
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Go to theSPORTDisus with Full Text database, and try typing in –psychological skills training andyour chosen sport-specific population (you may need to sign in first with your CSU username and password). Here is an example, for you:
Did you get less results than Primo Search and Google Scholar? Being a Exercise Science database, they should be more relevant to your topic.
Look at the HTML and PDF links to access the full text of the article.
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