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Sport and Exercise Science: How to Find Books and eBooks

Welcome! This guide will help you find the best information sources for Sport and Exercise Science

Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement / Hamill
Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise. The Briitsh Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide.
Becker's World of the Cell / Hardin
Molecular Cell Biology / Lodish
Biology / Mader
Biology: Concepts and Applications / Starr
Molecular Biology of the Cell / Alberts
Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach / Silverthorn
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Tortora
General Chemistry / Ebbing
Organic Chemistry / Hart
Nutrition and Metabolism /  Susan A. Lanham-New
Essentials of Human Nutrition / Jim Mann
Principles of Biomechanics and Motion Analysis / Ivan W. Griffiths
Biomechanics / Donald R. Peterson

How to search for books or ebooks in GMIT Library

Search for books and ebooks in Search + Find our library discovery service.

When you find the book you want you’ll see its shelf number, this will help you find it on the library shelves. For ebooks, simply click on the link to read it online or download.

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Sport and Exercise Science books... where are they?

Library books are shelved by subject using a numerical shelving system.

In Galway Campus Library sport and exercise science books can be found at following shelf numbers.

Ground Floor

  • 796.01        Sport psychology
  • 796.069      Sport management

First Floor

  • 510              Maths
  • 540              Chemistry
  • 571.6           Cell biology
  • 576.5           Genetics
  • 612               Anatomy / physiology
  • 613.2            Nutrition
  • 613.7            Sport / exercise

Look out for the yellow science logo on the shelves 

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