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KINE 101: Introduction to Kinesiology: Books

Getting Started: Online Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a great place to get an overview on a topic and identify some keywords you can use to search for articles. 

Some Keywords for Kinesiology include:

  • Sport
  • Movement
  • Physical Education
  • Exercise
  • Physical Therapy

Remember also to try different keywords for the same topic, such as:

  • Performance Enhancing Drugs
  • Doping
  • Drugs
  • Drug use
  • Drug abuse
  • Steroids

Getting Started: Print Reference

Encyclopedias in our reference collection provide overviews on topics in anthropology.  They are good starting points:

Find Books

The Peninsula Library System Catalog includes books from libraries throughout San Mateo County.  To search only for books at Cañada,under location select Cañada.

To request books from other libraries, place a Hold.  You will be asked to enter your library card number and PIN.  The book will be sent to Cañada in 3-5 days.


EBSCO Academic ebooks  70,000 full-text ebooks on academic subjects from business to science and engineering to the humanities.

Super Search: print and electronic books

Try searching for print and electornic books in Super Search.

1.  Enter your search terms

2.  In the sidebar on the left, under Source Types, click Books