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History of Sport
This online exhibition features a small selection of material held by the University of Nottingham relating to sport. It includes photographs of University sports teams and items relating to the wider history of team sports and individual exercise through the centuries. Click the "View Resource" link and the collection will open in a new window.
Ebooks in the Library
The library has an extensive collection of ebooks on a variety of topics. To find what is available, enter your subject in the library catalog and select as a phrase in the drop down menu. If a book is in ebook format, it will say view ebook in the record.
Almost all of the library's ebooks are multiuser. This means that your whole class could access the book simultaneously and for free!
Anatomy and Physiology
Textbook for the two-semester human anatomy and physiology course, for life science and allied health majors. Organized by body system and covers standard scope and sequence requirements.
Introductory text for those without a background in bioengineering and no previous familiarity of anatomy, biology, or physiology.
Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism
Contents: Purpose and Preparation / Measuring the Body / Error in Body Composition Measurement / Better Body Composition Measurement / Maintaining Balance / Forces within the Body / Strength and Elasticity of the Body / Skydiving / Injury and Injury Prevention / Body Energy / Body Heat and The Fight for Life
Contents: Exercise is Medicine: The Importance of Exercise as Preventative Medicine for a Disease‐Free Lifestyle / Body Shape, Image, and Composition as Predictors of Athlete’s Performance / Activity Tracking and Improved Health Outcomes / Neurophysiological Effects of Exercise / Exercise for Hypertension / Effects of Resistance Training on Autonomic Nervous Function in Older Individuals / Exercise Therapy for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Patients
Sport and Exercise Science
Presents up-to-date knowledge about etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic injuries or sport-related long-term changes in locomotor system.
Exercising Advocacy: Some Personal Ideas and Experiences
This lecture by Prof. Timothy Noakes discusses the role of science in assisting the rise of South African cricket and ends with the story of Lewis Gordon Pugh’s swims in the Antarctic and Arctic including his epic 18 minutes (1km) swim at the North Pole in June 2007.
From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this 30-second video compares the activity of a normal mouse to one with a mutation in a key gene controlling obesity.
Orthopedic Assessment Methods
Dr. Scott Sailor (Cal State Fresno) created videos on several tests used to determine the type and extent of injuries.
Physical Education Videos
This collection of seven videos from the Dallas County Community College District are available free from iTunes. The videos demonstrate lower body workouts, upper body workouts, and a cardiorespiratory endurance test.
Open Courseware - Kinesiology
MIT Open Courseware
MIT offers open, online courses in SCUBA, Tennis, Weight Training, Archery, Fencing, Sailing, and Physical Intelligence.
Sport Media and Culture: Who's Calling the Shots?
From the Open University, this course looks at the role played by the media in sport and how this has changed with the development of internet and satellite TV.