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Both researchers and practitioners will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.  Researchers will have access to a diverse but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.

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This is a comprehensive source of full text sports & sports medicine journals. More than 415 journals.

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A tool for identifying which Brooklyn College-owned journals are available in electronic format.

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The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting professionals involved in physical education, recreation, fitness, sport and coaching, dance, health education and promotion, and all specialties related to achieving a healthy and active lifestyle.

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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is an association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.

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The Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) promotes the ethical practice, science, and advocacy of sport and exercise psychology.

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is the nation's principal health statistics agency. NCHS compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve people's health.

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From the NASSM website: The purpose of the North American Society for Sport Management is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study, research, scholarly writing, and professional development in the area of sport management - both theoretical and applied aspects.