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SMP 1051: Physiology of Exercise

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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • Citation of Sources
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.

Find Subject Articles

Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
info= database and full text info.

Databases with Articles
Reference Sources


Advances in physiology education

Better Nutrition

Food & Nutrition

Human Physiology

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

International Journal of Sport Nutrition

Journal of Exercise Physiology - Online

Journal of Nutrition

Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter

Use our Journal Locator to search for articles in these journals: Journal Locator

Web Sites

Center for Disease Control & Prevention
From the Department of Health and Human Services. Access to journals, podcasts on current health issues as well as state and national statistical data.

Clinical Trials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Healia - Health Search Engine
Healia's unique technology functions like a trusted health librarian who helps you wade through the maze of online health information to find the exact nugget of reliable information that you need. Healia helps you save time, avoid unreliable information, and become more knowledgeable about your health.

Health & Human Services
The Official Site of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

Health, United States
Health, United States is an annual report on trends in health statistics. The report consists of two main sections: A chartbook containing text and figures that illustrates major trends in the health of Americans; and a trend tables section that contains 147 detailed data tables. The two main components are supplemented by an executive summary, a highlights section, an extensive appendix and reference section, and an index. Supported by the CDC.

Research physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and more from this site. Registration required. Recommended by CNN.

Healthy People 2020
Healthy People 2020 continues in the tradition of challenging individuals, communities, and professionals to take specific steps to ensure good health. The two overearching goals are to: increase quality and years of healthy life and eliminate health disparities among different segments of the population.

Hospital Compare - Find out about your hospital or compare it to others
Maintained by the department of Health and Human Services, this tool provides you with information on how well the hospitals in your area care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions. Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services, and other members of the Hospital Quality Alliance: Improving Care Through Information (HQA).

International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS)
IBIDS contains bibliographic records, including abstracts published in international scientific journals, on the topic of dietary supplements, such as vitamins, minerals, herbal and botanical supplements. The general public, scientists, researchers, and other interested parties will be able to search the database using keywords to obtain the citations of research journal articles. Produced by the Office of Dietary Supplements of the National Institutes of Health, in conjunction with the Food and Nutrition Information Center of the National Agricultural Library, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

LILRC Government Health Information Resources Wiki
Courtesy of the Long Island Library Resources Council, this Wiki provides all major content on Government health organizations. The enhanced search capability allows users to search within all featured websites simply by entering keywords.

LocatorPlus - National Library of Medicine
Locator Plus searches for books, journals and audiovisual titles in the NLM collections, with additional convenient links to PubMed and MedLine plus medical databases.

Medicine.org is an online community where consumers can share health resources and information.

Medline: List of Serials Indexed for Online Users
Provides bibliographic information for all journals ever indexed over time with the MeSH® vocabulary and cited in MEDLINE®, the backbone of the NLM PubMed® database.The 2009 edition contains 13,410 serial titles, including titles currently indexed for MEDLINE as well as titles indexed over time which have ceased or changed titles, listed alphabetically by the journal title abbreviation.

Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
The MMWR weekly contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the public health community.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Maintained by the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH).

PDR Health (Physician's Desk Reference)
Maintained by Thomson, offers disease overviews, treatment options, drug information and more.

PubMed Central Journals from the National Institute of Health
PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). With PubMed Central, NLM is taking the lead in preserving and maintaining unrestricted access to the electronic literature, just as it has done for decades with the printed biomedical literature. PubMed Central aims to fill the role of a world class library in the digital age. It is not a journal publisher. NLM believes that giving all users free and unrestricted access to the material in PubMed Central is the best way to ensure the durability and utility of the archive as technology changes over time.

DSM Psychology Library
Excerpts only available without subscription to the DSM-IV and symptom index. Helpful when quickly trying to identify disorder and related DSM section number.

MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

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Last Modified on September 04, 2008, at 09:05 AM by Christine Cesaria

Last updated September 04, 2008, at 09:05 AM by Christine Cesaria