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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
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
Dr. Sears’ LEAN kidsRJ 133 .S43 2003
Physical activity and healthRA 781 .K763 2001
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
A Teacher's Guide to Adapted Physical Education : Including Students With Disabilities in Sports and RecreationeBook
Handbook of Physical Education Research : Role of School Programs, Children's Attitudes and Health ImplicationseBook
Sociocultural Issues in Physical Education : Case Studies for TeacherseBook
Teaching Health and Physical Education in Secondary SchooleBook

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Physical Education and Sport
  • Physical Educator
  • Quest
  • Strategies
  • Journal of School Health

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

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives