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Sports Research and Innovation Initiative

Resources to support the pillars of excellence for the Sports Research and Innovation Initiative

Sport and Health

The SRII describes sport and health as "Research in the area of health and it’s connection to sport is essential to advance our understanding of human potential and well-being. Broad areas of research include sport participations impact on chronic disease prevention and improved mental health and well-being; sport participation as a tool for improving health and promoting other healthy behaviors; the use of sport in social marketing to change behavior for the good of individual and community health."

Recommended Resources

This list of recommended resources is intended to assist you with research related to sports and health. These journal article databases cover a broad range of interdisciplinary topics related to sports and health. For assistance with delving deeper into these resources ask a librarian for assistance.

Streaming Media Resources

The UNLV University Libraries subscribes to a wide range of streaming media sources that may aid you in your research related to sport and health. These resources listed below are intended to assist you with your research. 

Call Number Ranges

At UNLV Libraries, items are cataloged and shelved using Library of Congress classification. Here are the call number ranges for subject areas in sport and health. Use these call numbers to locate books in specific subject areas.

GV 201-555 Physical education and training
GV 557-1198.995 Sports of various types
GV 711 Coaching 
R 855-855.5 Medical technology 
R 856-859.7 Biomedical engineering. Electronics. Instrumentation. Computer applications to medicine.
R 864-920 Medical records. Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine
RC 71-78.7 Examination. Diagnosis including radiography.
RC 620-627 Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases. 
RC 1200-1245 Sports medicine 
RD 792-811 Physical rehabilitation 
RJ 206-235 Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents. 
RM 182-190 Other therapeutic procedures, including acupuncture. 
RM 214-258 Diet therapy. Dietary cookbooks.
RM 259 Vitamin therapy. 
RM 695-893 Physical medicine. Physical therapy, including massage, exercise, occupational therapy, radiotherapy.
RM 930-950 Rehabilitation therapy, rehabilitation technology. 
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