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Kinesiology

This guide is intended to serve kinesiology students - undergraduate, graduate, and certificate students - in helping to locate important library resources.

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About this Guide

This guide support is intended to help you with your library research. You will find databases, ebooks and reference books to help you with your assignments and scholarly outputs. 

2017 Library Introduction Materials

What is Kinesiology

Oxford Living Dicitionaries defines kinesiology as "The study of the mechanics of body movements."  At UNLV our Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences offers "...degree programs [that] focus on the study of human performance. Students will study foundational sciences such as anatomical kinesiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, and the social psychology of physical activity. Graduate degrees are designed to provide theoretical foundations of the movement-based sciences."

Recommended Resources

Here are some good places to start your research.

 

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