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This guide provides resources for performing kinesiology research at NC A&T.

Kinesiology Librarian

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Katherine Howell
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Find Scholarly Articles

Scholarly or academic articles contain original research on a narrow topic. They are usually peer-reviewed and are published in scholarly journals. To find articles on your topic, use keywords to search in one of the databases listed below.

If the article you want isn't available in full text you can request it for free through Interlibrary Loan.


Databases Specific to Kinesiology:


General, Multi-Subject Databases:

Find Books

Scholarly books are much longer than articles and they provide more depth and context. You can find physical books or e-books in our catalog below. Try searching by subject, keyword, author, or title. After you search select "Books" on the left side of the page to limit your results to only books.


Cite Your Sources

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (JSCR) Style

All references must be alphabetized by the last name of first author and numbered. References are cited in the text by numbers in parentheses, for example, (2).


Cite a journal article:
Reference number.     Last Name, First and Middle Initials. Name of article. Journal Title Volume number: Page range, Year.

1.     Hartung GH, Blancq RJ, Lally DA, Krock LP. Estimation of aerobic capacity from submaximal cycle ergometry in women. Med Sci Sports Exerc 27: 452–457, 1995.

2.     Kraemer WJ, Hatfield DL, Comstock BA, et al. Influence of HMB supplementation and resistance training on cytokines responses to resistance exercise. J Am Coll Nutr 33: 247-255, 2014.


Cite a book:
Reference number.     Last Name, First and Middle Initials. Title of Book. City, State of Publisher: Publisher Name, Year.

1.     Lohman TG. Advances in Body Composition Assessment. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 1992.


For help creating citations, reach out to your librarian, shown on the left side of this page.

American Psychological Association (APA) Style

Visit the Purdue OWL site for a detailed guide on APA style.

For help creating citations, reach out to your librarian, shown on the left side of this page.