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Physical Education & Health

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Physical Education & Health Resources



Online Catalog

WorldCat [Global Library Holdings] or Open WorldCat [Regional Library Holdings]


  • Use the Online Catalog to locate materials owned by Salem and our NC PALS consortium partners (Bennett, Greensboro, & Guilford College libraries). 
  • Use WorldCat to identify publications owned by libraries around the world - and Interlibrary Loan services to borrow books from these libraries.
  • Try to limit your search to the author, title, or key phrases...
  EXAMPLES:   Author (last name, first name): Fisher A. Garth
 Title: Golf : Your Turn for Success
 Keyword: golf or physical education

Reference materials: almanacs, encyclopedias, and other informational guides relevant to research in Physical Education and Health. Please note that this is just a sampling - there are many others located in the same sections as the ones listed below.

Reference Source

Call Number

EBSCO eBookCollection

Search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

World of Health

ref  R  130.5  .W67  2000

Women in Medicine: An Encyclopedia

ref  R  692  .W545  2002

Encyclopedia of AIDS

ref  RA  644  .A25  E5276  1998

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook

ref  RC  200.2  .S387  2000

The Encyclopedia of Nutrition & Good Health

ref  RA  784  .R646  1997

Encyclopedia of Foods: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition

ref  TX  349  .E482  2002



Academic Search Complete

Magazines and journals on many subjects, includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works. 


Covers nursing, health sciences librarianship, consumer health, and allied health disciplines. 

Directory of Open Access Journals
"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" - SEE: HEALTH SCIENCES

Environment Complete
Journals on topics including agriculture, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, urban planning, and more.

Health Source:Consumer Edition

Searchable information on many health topics including food sciences, sports medicine, and general health.  

Health Source:
Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides scholarly full text journals focusing on medical disciplines & includes Stedman's Medical Dictionary.


(NC) State Center for Health Statistics

 MEDLINEplus has extensive information from NIH on hundreds of diseases and conditions.

 SCHS includes data collection and research, and maintenance of comprehensive statistics.

ProQuest Research Library Information on a wide range of topics including humanities, health, and sciences
SPORTDiscus with Full Text 

Covers the areas of: sports, physical fitness, sport science and recreation. Resources include periodicals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations and theses, research papers, etc.










Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides resources about diseases, conditions, and other special topics 


Online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, prevention and self-care.  

HealthLink Plus

This site facilitates access to selected consumer health information to develop public knowledge. 

HIV InSite

Designed by CA AIDS Research Institute as a gateway to in-depth information about aspects of HIV/AIDS.  

Mayo Clinic Health Oasis

An excellent consumer source of medical and health information.  


Divided into categories: Life Stages, Conditions, Therapies, and Health and Society. 

National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC)

Provides access to women's federal resources in addition to those in the private sector. 

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health

Searchable site that includes definitions, and lists of information resources. In both English and Spanish.

(NC) Division of Public Health of the NC Dept of Health and Human Services

Programs and services, aimed toward protecting and improving the health of people who live in NC. 

North Carolina Health Info

Users can get information about conditions, and find local health service through NC. 

National Women's Health Resource Center

Comprehensive, objective information on women's health issues
Portal to the Web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other Federal departments and agencies.



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Human Kinetics

Links to Web sites for sports and fitness topics as well as academic and professional subjects 

Archery Organizations & Clubs

List of links to national and international archery organizations and clubs 
Grayson Archery Collection

University of Missouri, Museum of Anthropology - information on various types of archery throughout the world

USA Badminton



Portal of resources and information on the game of basketball.


Equestrian links 

United States Fencing Association


U.S. Field Hockey Association

Field Hockey  




Portal of resources and information on the game of soccer/football.  

American Volleyball Coaches Association


Yoga Central



Associations and Organizations