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HPE 105: Introduction to Exercise Science Linda Magee: Formulating the Research Strategy

Find peer-reviewed articles in professional journals as well as books. Online resource guide for students in Linda Magee's Introduction to Exercise Science.

Identifying Keywords and Sample Searches

Your search strategy begins by identifying keywords and phrases that define your search topic. Write down these keywords and phrases; you will be typing them into our subscription databases to find scholarly journal articles on your topic as well as our online catalog to find hard copy and electronic books.

  • Sport Law
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Participation
  • Sport Leadership
  • Functional fitness

These terms can be used alone to retrieve the greatest number of articles on the topic or they can be combined with another subject term to narrow down your research topic.  You can use the connector "AND" to combine subject terms and key phrases and keywords or just type your key phrases in the search box.