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SPM 100: Introduction to Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences: Scholarly

This course orients the student to the expectations of a baccalaureate education in athletic training, exercise science, or health sciences

Comparing Scholarly, Trade, & Popular Articles

Scholarly or

Trade or Professional
Magazines or
Popular Magazines
or Newspapers

What is A Scholarly Article? - University of Washington

Scholarly vs Popular - Vanderbilt University

Peer Review in 3 minutes - North Carolina State University

Scholarly Journals used in Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences







Scholarly, Trade, and Popular publications in Health, Exercise, & Sports Sciences

Examples of Scholarly journals
Journal of Athletic Training
published by National Athletic Training Association (NATA)
The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

published by The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
British Journal of Sport Medicine

published by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM)

Examples of Trade publications
Baseball Digest
Chronicle of Higher Education

Street and Smith's Sport Business Journal

Examples of Popular publications
Time Magazine
Runner's World
Sports Illustrated
Yoga Journal

What do Scholarly Articles look like?

Scholarly articles can vary in their appearance. Check out North Carolina State University's interactive tutorial on the Anatomy of Scholarly Article and the examples below.

Journal Title

If you know all or part of the title of a specific journal and want to see if we have the journal, on the Library home page click on the tab, Journal Titles.