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Kinesiology Library Research Guide: Home

Kinesiology Guide

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The Main Library Home Page is an excellent place to begin your research. There are links to the library's many resources and services. You can locate a wealth of information including but not limited to:

What indexes to use to search for journal articles?

How to access resources when you are off-campus?

Logging into your library account?

Request items from another library

Hours and other services available.


Kinesiology literally means "the study of movement". It is a biological science that particularly pertains to humans. It is a highly interdisciplinary science which encompasses the biological components of human movement, including but not limited to: anatomy, physiology, neurology, biochemistry and biomechanics. Kinesiology is applied to research and the practice of fields of study such as physical and occupational therapy, chiropractic, sports medicine, exercise physiology, sports psychology, orthopedics, athletic training and physical activity.

Need More Help?

If additional assistance is needed, please contact the subject librarian for Kinesiology, Sheila Bryant, at or 884-0896. You can also contact the Main Library Reference desk @ 517-353-8700.

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Sheila Bryant
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