Check out the research databases and websites below

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases each cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to fitness.

ProQuest(external link)
General OneFile(external link)
MasterFile Complete(external link)

Other useful databases

CINAHL(external link)
Full Text definitive research tool for nursing and allied health literature.

Cochrane Library(external link)
Evidence-based healthcare databases.

Gale Interactive - Human Anatomy(external link)
Users can manipulate and explore 3D models, allowing you to better visualise and understand human anatomy. For accessing this database, Chrome browser is preferred 

Health and Wellness Resource Centre(external link)
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

Science Direct(external link)
Full text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters.

SportDiscus(external link)
Physical Fitness, Exercise, Sport Science Medicine.

New Zealand specific databases

These databases may be useful when searching for articles published in New Zealand or specific to a New Zealand context.

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Full text articles available from thousands of Australian and New Zealand journals, newspapers etc.

INNZ Index New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.

Recommended websites

Check out these websites for trusted information.

Australian Sports Commission(external link)
Australian Sports commission is the Australian Government Agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport. Australian Institute of Sport(external link) is also accessible here.

The Gatorade Sports Science Institute(external link)
The Institute provides educational tools for sports health professionals. Useful articles can be found in the Sports Science Center.

Human kinetics(external link)
Innovative, informative products in all areas of physical activity that help people worldwide lead healthier, more active lives.

Journal of Exercise Physiology Online(external link)
A professional peer reviewed Internet-based journal devoted to original research in exercise physiology.

Paralympics New Zealand(external link)
The national sporting body for people with disabilities.

Sport New Zealand(external link)
Formerly SPARC assists New Zealanders to participate and reach their full potential in sport and physical recreation.

Sportscience(external link)
A Peer-Reviewed Journal and Site for Sport Research indexed by Google Scholar.

Sports Medicine New Zealand(external link)
Contains news and information about activities and the contents of their journal (New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine), which is available in the LLC.

University of Washington(external link)
Muscle Atlas.

Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Fitness(external link)

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