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Human Movement: Databases

In this guide:

Databases are large collections of electronic materials. You can use them to search for journal articles, ebooks, statistics, newspaper articles and other resources for your assignments. 

Our Find Databases Tool allows you to browse for databases by subject or search for the name of a database. If you're unsure where to get started, we have selected a couple of Databases which are useful for Human Movement.

  • Academic Search Complete - full text for over 1,200 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies and education.
  • SPORTDiscus - international sport and leisure database
  • AUSportMed -  medical and health issues in Australian sport
  • Medline - large international database useful for sports medicine
  • Current Contents connect - A multidisciplinary database, updated weekly
  • Proquest Central - a multidisciplinary database including international business and management - many full text articles
  • Science Direct - international database containing many journals realting to human movement
  • Tourism Australia - data collection for tourism statistics in Australia
  • Factiva and NewsBank Australia comprehensive newspaper and business magazine database with fulltext articles. Australian and international coverage. Also includes business and financial press
  • ABS Statistics- Access to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Useful publications include:
    • 4177.0 Participation in Sport and Physical Activities, Australia
    • 4364.0 National Health Survey: Summary of Results
    • 4174.0 Sports Attendance

University of Oregon Microfiche collection

This is a special collection of documents on microfiche relating to physical education, health and recreation. It contains research material such as theses, unpublished papers, scholarly books and journals which are out of print. This collection is located on Level 3 of the Kuring-gai Campus (George Muir Library) in drawers labelled 613/UO which are near the microfiche reader/printers. A microfiche index is located with the documents, and a printed index is shelved in the Reference Green area at 613.705 HEAL