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Welcome to the library course guide for HHPE Research Methods.

Here you'll find key information sources in the fields related to HHP, exercise science, kinesiology, and allied disciplines

Additional resources can be found in the Health & Human Performance Subject Guide.

Questions?  Contact a Librarian

Research Process

1. Choose a Topic

  • Area of interest or personal connection
  • Stay Flexible

2. Overview: Background Info and Context

  • Find articles summarizing the topic, explaining key concepts, terminology
  • Sources: Encyclopedias, dictionaries, websites, popular articles

3. Find Books

  • Print and ebooks held at Fox, and beyond

4. Find Articles

  • Search databases for articles, essays, book chapters

5. Request items not available through Fox

  • Sign into Primo and request from the item record

6. Read & Evaluate Sources

  • How to distinguish primary and secondary sources?
  • What makes some sources more valuable than others?

7. Cite your sources

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Zach McNay
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