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Resource Guide:
Health and Physical Education

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Physical education and trainingGV 201-GV 555
School and college athleticsGV 346-GV 351.5
Elementary or public school educationLB 1555-LB 1602
Secondary education. High schoolLB 1603- LB 1696.6
Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicineRA 421- RA 790.95
Public Health Study and teaching. ResearchRA 440-RA 440.87
Personal health and hygieneRA 773-RA 788

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Physical Education and Training
  • Physical Fitness
  • Physical Education and training‚ Curricula‚ United States
  • Physical Education and training‚ Law and Legislation‚ United States
  • Physical Education and Training‚ Periodicals
  • Physical Education and Training‚ Research
  • School Sports
  • Baseball for children
  • Soccer for children

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Introduction to physical education, fitness, and sportGV 341 .S479 L96
Administration of physical education and sport programsGV 713 .H67 2004
Concepts of fitness and wellnessRA 781 .C644 2008
Lifetime physical fitness and wellnessRA 781 .H6 2007
Thinner than thouPS 3568 .E367 T49 2004
Dr. Sears’ LEAN kidsRJ 133 .S43 2003
Physical activity and healthRA 781 .K763 2001
Teaching middle school physical educationGV 365 .M65
Teaching responsibility through physical activityGV 342.27 .H45
Physical activity and sport for the secondary school studentGV 361 .P48
Learning to teach physical education in the secondary schoole-Book
Sport and physical education the key conceptse-Book
Gender and physical education contemporary issuese-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Physical Education and Sport
  • Physical Educator
  • Journal of Teaching in Physical Education
  • Quest
  • Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Strategies
  • Journal of Coaching Education
  • Journal of School Health
  • Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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