The Health Fitness Program Research Guide provides easy access to Library Resources that might help you with any research papers or projects you may need to complete while enrolled in the program. Use the tabs at the left to navigate to pages about finding specific resources and other information.
Topic Background - Reference Sources
Reference Resources include materials like Dictionaries and Encyclopedias. They can be a great introduction to a topic and can help you become familiar with the keywords, names and events associated with your topic!
Try these online reference resources from the Library.
Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels explains the often confusing (and sometimes contradictory) language and measurements on food labels and in food marketing, and provides information in a more reader-friendly way than an FDA report can.
Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
The Manual is one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers.