Sports Science, Physical Activity & Health Promotion, and Human Nutrition: Home

A selection of excellent Sports Science, Physical Activity and Health Promotion, and Human Nutrition resources to help you with your studies

New Database

Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy allows you to manipulate 3D models. You can zoom, rotate, and pull them apart. Models are accompanied by reference and periodical material.

LinkedIn Learning

Work through some of these tutorials to develop your employability skills.


Welcome to the Sports Science, Physical Activity & Health Promotion, and Human Nutrition Subject Guide.  A selection of resources have been hand selected for you to use to aid you with your studies.  If you have any questions at all please contact the library.

Check out this really interesting Ted Talk from investigative reporter David Epstein on the different factors that have influenced athletes getting faster, better and stronger - and it isn't just natural talent. Here are some other Ted Talks on Sport.

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Information and Research Skills

For help on how to find, evaluate and present information we recommend the Information skills subject guide This guide will ensure an easier pathway to academic success!  We also have a Research subject guide  for those of you taking your studies to the next level.   

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