The surge of academic, professional and personal interest in the field of physical education has resulted in a huge volume of scholarly and trade literature. Since 1970 Sports Medicine & Education Index has been covering this vast collection of material. Records are indexed and classified from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. Beginning in January 2001, enhancements to the database include the addition of abstracts, e-mail addresses, expanded publisher and author information, and other data to facilitate access to the fulltext.

Sports Medicine & Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.

Subject Coverage
Major areas of coverage include:

  • Administration
  • Biomechanics-Kinesiology
  • Coaching
  • Curriculum
  • Dance
  • Facilities
  • Health
  • History
  • Law
  • Measurement-Evaluation
  • Motor Learning
  • Patents (that pertain to sporting goods and exercise equipment)
  • Perception
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Fitness
  • Physical Therapy
  • Recreation
  • Research
  • Sport Activities
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Sociology
  • Sports
  • Sports Medicine
  • Teaching Methods
  • Training



Update Frequency
Monthly, with approximately 1,000 new records added

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