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 "Start Your Research Here" box on the home page. 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.