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Kinesiology & Physical Education

This research guide is created specifically for Kinesiology and Physical Education Courses and topics such as Sport Psychology, Biomechanics and Athletics Training. It will help with library resources like finding articles, using databases, and much more!

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Keyword Searches

Use OneSearch to search for books, media and theses on your research topic. You can search by author, title of book or journal, keyword, and subject.

Using the KEYWORD search, type in:

Athletic Training


Extreme Sports

Sport Management

Strength and Conditioning

Women and sports

Guide to LC Call Numbers and Subject Headings for Finding Books in Kinesiology


Most Kinesiology books are located on the 2nd (LC call numbers starting with GV) and 4th (LC call numbers starting with RC) floors of the Library; Reference books located on the 1st floor.

Library of Congress Call Numbers for finding  books in Kinesiology:

GV 201 - 555 - Physical Education and Training

GV 346 - 351.5 - School and College Athletics

GV 557 - 1198.955 - Sports

GV 711 - Coaching

GV 713 - Sports Management

GV 733- 734.5 - Professionalism in Sports

RC - Athletic Training


Here is a list of some LC subject headings relevant to Kinesiology:

  • Coaching
  • College Sports
  • Exercise
  • Movement Education
  • Motor Ability
  • Physical Education & Training
  • Physical Education for Children
  • Sports
  • Sports Administration
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Psychological Aspects
  • Sports Social Aspects


New Books in Kinesiology at CSULB