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Health/Fitness Research Guide: Find Articles

Scholarly databases

The databases below contain scholarly/peer-reviewed articles and should be used for assignments requiring those sources. Please note that not ALL resources within these databases are scholarly, so be sure to use limiters or contact a librarian or your instructor with questions.

Database Search Tips

Open this Tips Sheet to improve your searching results in our online periodical databases.

Popular databases

These databases DO NOT contain scholarly/peer-reviewed articles, and should only be used with assignments allowing newspapers, magazines, and other popular periodicals as sources. 

Print Periodicals

ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal


Exercise and Sport Sciences Review


Runner's World

Yoga Journal

Magazines vs. Journals

Your instructor might require you to find journal articles, not magazine articles. Use the attachment to understand the difference between journals and magazines.