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SPORTDiscus with Full Text

This database is the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine studies, providing full-text content from many respected journals. It provides extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.

The database is fully searchable within our Discovery Service ‘Search + Find’ or you can access the database directly from:,shib&custid=s2873033&profile=ehost&defaultdb=s3h&groupid=ma

The free trial runs on campus until Mid-October.

Content Includes

  • More than 660 full-text journals
  • Full-text coverage dating back to 1930
  • Abstracts for nearly 970 journals
  • More than 3,800 detailed records for sports-related video
  • More than 146,000 articles with searchable cited references

Subjects Include

  • Clinical specialties such as orthopedics
  • Coaching and education
  • Consumer health
  • Exercise science and fitness
  • Health education
  • Kinesiology
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Physical education
  • Physical therapy
  • Sports sciences
Galway 091-742785 | CCAM 091-745409
Mayo 094-9043146 | Letterfrack 091-742666