Physical Education

Researching fitness, sports and other physical education topics? Start here!

Find Books

  • Start at the library's home page and use the "Start Your Research Here" search box. 

Limit to Circulating Books to find print books to borrow.

  • Our library has about 30,000 print books.

Limit to Ebooks to find electronic versions of books. You can download and read chapters.

  • Our library has about 200,000 electronic books. 

Search Terms to Try

Search for books with SUNY Adirondack Library's Books & Media link. Subject headings like these work well to find books, e-books and streaming videos.

  • sport*
  • sport* and drug*
  • sport* and women
  • sport* and culture
  • athelet*
  • game*
  • [name of the sport]

ProQuest Ebook Central

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This subscription database offers more than 170,000 electronic books.

  • It requires a SUNY Adirondack username and password for off-campus access.
  • These books originally appeared in print format. The library purchases these books in electronic format.
  • Users may print up to a certain number of pages. Note that printing on campus is limited to 20 pages at a time.
  • Students, faculty and staff may upload chapters to Google Drive, a network account, or a USB.
  • Students, faculty and staff can also create accounts in Ebook Central to download books to a device, save them in an electronic bookshelf, or use the highlighter and other functions.
  • Area residents may visit the library to use the library's computers to access Ebook Central.