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Finding information for Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Finding Information for Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences


Using this guide

This guide offers a range of activities aimed at helping you to find literature in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. It also covers the use of EndNote Online referencing software to store and cite references. The guide is divided into a series of activities so that you can choose the ones that are most helpful to you rather than doing them all. Use the tabs on the right to navigate to the required activities.

  • Please note that Activity 1 on Developing a search strategy, and Activities 6, 7 and 8 on EndNote Online, are link-outs to other guides
  • These link-outs will open up in new tabs on your browser window


  • Activity 1:  Developing a search strategy (separate guide)
  • Activity 2:  Search techniques -  examples
  • Activity 3:  Using FindIt@Bham for Journal Articles
  • Activity 4:  Using databases  - Web of Science
  • Activity 5:  Using databases  - CINAHL and others
  • Activity 6EndNote Online - Getting Started (separate guide)
  • Activity 7:  EndNote Online and Web of Science (separate guide page)
  • Activity 8:  EndNote Online and Word (separate guide page)

Referencing and referencing software

Subject guide

Literature searching (detailed guide)

For more detail on literature searching in Medical, Health and related Life Sciences:

Academic Skills Centre and Library Services (UoB)

  • Academic Skills Centre - information and material on support for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students

The Academic Skills Centre is part of Library Services at the University of Birmingham


Screenshots in this guide are courtesy of the following sources:

  • FindIt@Bham - Primo search tool from Ex Libris on license to University of Birmingham
  • Web of Science and Endnote Online - Supplied by Clarivate Analytics on license to University of Birmingham
  • CINAHL - Supplied by EBSCO on license to University of Birmingham
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