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New Database: SPORTDiscus

Posted on: Feb 7, 2022

We’re pleased to share this announcement about our newest database addition – SPORTDiscus.

This sport and sports medicine database indexes content from over 600 scholarly journals on a wide range of sport-related topics and also indexes ebooks, dissertations, and Open Access articles.

While SPORTDiscus is not a full-text database, full-text copies of many indexed articles can be retrieved using our “Where Can I Find This?’ link found on the database’s search results page.


Some of the major subjects that are indexed in SPORTDiscus include:

  • Sports medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational health
  • Exercise physiology
  • Kinsiology
  • Orthopedics
  • Coaching and education
  • Exercise science
  • Health education

We encourage you to explore this new resource and share this new collection with your students. For instructors who have questions about this new database, please contact your program’s liaison librarian for assistance.