Kinesiology, Health Education, & Athletic Training (Books & Media)

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Kinesiology, Health Education, and Athletic Training Books & Media

How to Find books, videos, and other materials in Steely Library.

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
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For locating specific items, including videos in the Media Collection, using the library's catalog, NKUIRE, is recommended. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject are among the ways you can search.

For Non-Print Media (videos, DVDs, CDs, slides, etc.), Consider the "Media Searches" tab atop the NKUIRE search page.

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Browsing for books in Steely's Reference and Circulating collections can be very useful

For Physical Education and Athletic Training, the following call number areas are suggested:

  • GV1-186 - Recreation. Leisure.
    • GV181.35-181.6 - Recreation Leadership. Administration of Recreation Services.
  • GV191.2-200.66 - Outdoor Life. Outdoor Recreation.
    • GV191.68-198.975 - Camping
    • GV200.6-200.66 - Caving. Spelunking.
  • GV201-555 - Physical Education and Training; Athletic Training
    • GV346-351.5 - School and College Athletics. Intramural and Interscholastic Athletics.
    • GV401-433 - Physical Education Facilities. Sports Facilities.
  • GV557-1198 - Sports
    • GV711 - Coaching
    • GV735 - Umpires. Sports Officiating.
  • GV1199-1570 - Games and Amusements
  • GV1221-1469.63 - Indoor Games and Amusements
  • RC1200-1245 - Sports Medicine

Suggested library catalog searches that will find athletic training and sports medicine materials:

Subject Searches
  • Sports medicine
  • Sports injuries
  • Physical education and training
  • Sports Sciences
  • Sports—physiological aspects
  • Physical fitness
  • School sports
  • College sports
  • Intramural sports
  • Coaching (Athletics)
  • Coaches (Athletics)
  • Athletic trainers
  • Athletes—counseling of
  • Athletes—mental health
Keyword Searches
  • Athletic injury
  • Orthopedic assessment
  • Therapeutic modalities
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Rehabilitation and athletic injuries
  • Physicians and sports medicine
  • Emergency care and sports injuries

The Kinesiology, Health Education, & Athletic Training Research Guide is maintained by Jennifer Smith. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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