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Welcome to the guide for Exercise and Sports Sciences.
Each section of this guide contains collections, search tools, suggested resources and assistance to help you with your research and studies in this field. This page will get you started with the research process.
Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias
To start the search process, it can be useful to begin with an encyclopaedia, dictionary or handbook to get an overview of your topic, or an explanation of terminology or concepts with which you're unfamiliar.
A Dictionary of Sports Studies by Alan TomlinsonWide-ranging coverage includes the social, political, economical, and cultural theory of sport, as well as entries relating to exercise, preparation, and performance psychology, and key scientific terms, including nutrition and anatomy
The Olympic Textbook of Science in Sport by Ronald J. MaughanThis volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, delivers an up-to-date, state of the art presentation of the scientific aspects of conditioning, injury prevention, and competition.
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Publication Date: 2008
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Onlineis a huge repository of subject-specific dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and other reference-type material. Use the search widget below to find definitions and encyclopaedia-type entries on any topic: