There are many resources available to students that you may find useful to support you during your studies and helping you to plan for your career after university. This page contains a compilation of the most relevant and well-respected websites in the following areas:
This covers a lot of useful information, such as:
American College of Sports Medicine - ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
Gatorade Sports Science Institute – this website provides many articles and papers on a range of sport science topics. It is useful for coursework and extra reading on key topics.
Lucozade Sports Science Academy – this website aims to provide an overview of sports nutrition, in particularly carbohydrate nutrition. It provides articles and reviews as well as useful sport science tools and charts.
The Nutrition Society – provides news, updates and job vacancies in nutrition.
A bibliographic database for sport, fitness and sports medicine.
A peer reviewed site for sports research. This site provides articles on all aspects of sports science, coaching, statistics and other sports related topics.
Bright Knowledge is the essential guide to careers,education and student life
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.
To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors are qualified and have insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body. We have a section on Anxiety here
This is the resource area for Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins that publish McArdle, Katch and Katch Exercise Physiology textbook and many of the books advertised have access to their ‘Student Resouce Center’. This provides a great deal of information including quizzes that are designed to aid learning.
McGraw Hill Online Learning Centre providing information on teaching of and instruction in physiology. Clicking on ‘Instructor Center’ provides two good items - an instructor lab manual and human body case studies.
The American Physiological Society website containing useful information on physiology education in general under headings such as – Education Overview, Archives of Teaching resources, Undergraduate Education, Graduate/Professional Education, Continuing Education. Also contains good additional education links.
National centre for chronic diseases - Surgeon Generals Report.
A database relating to clinical medicine, health care, veterinary medicine, pharmacology and the biosciences such as genetics, physiology and immunology. The database covers over 3,800 journal titles.
Web of Knowledge/Web of Science: The full Web of Science from MIMAS covers 1981 to date. You may search all three indexes simultaneously, or select searching in one index (Science/Social Sciences/Arts) only. Web of science offers enhanced citation searching, including citation searches for all authors, not only the first named, as well as ‘related records’ option which can be used to widen your search results.
Free online tool specifically designed to make it easier for students to apply and manage their postgraduate applications.