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Key Sport Coaching & Exercise Science Databases

Databases are specialist tools which you can use to find resources such as journal articles.  Listed below are some of the recommended databases for Sport students, but there are many more available to you on the following links All Sport databases and Resources A-Z.

APA PsycInfo

Index and summaries of peer-reviewed literature in behavioural science and mental health, from 1800s onwards.


Independent high quality evidence for healthcare decision making


Indexes US MEDLINE and biomedical journal articles, from 1948.


Multi-disciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Web of Science (WOS)

Access to: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Science and Social Science & Humanities), Emerging Sources Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index and BIOSIS Citation Index Backfile.

All Sport databases

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The Library can offer you help with:

  • Literature searching
  • Finding and evaluating information
  • Finding and using images legally
  • Support for systematic reviews
  • Understanding referencing
  • Using EndNote

One-to-one support via:

  • Bookable one-to-one appointments for in-depth help
  • Bookable group sessions if you would like to arrange a bespoke session for yourself and a small group of colleagues
  • Please note that support can be delivered in-person, or online via MS Teams

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Referencing and interlibrary loans


  • The basics of referencing, "Cite Them Right" and the reference manager Endnote.

What if I can't access an article?

  • If the library does not have an article you need you can request it via Interlibrary loan.

New books

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