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Kinesiology: Finding Kinesiology Books

Reference Books

Located on the 1st  floor of the Mary & John Gray Library

Finding Kinesiology Books at the Mary & John Gray Library

Books on kinesiology can be found in the GV call number range.  It's usually called the "Leisure and Recreation" section, but materials related to exercise, physical education, and sports are shelved here.  These call numbers are found on the first floor of the library (for reference books) and on the third floor (these can be borrowed). Bookson health-related topics can also be found in medicine (the R range on the fifth floor).  Books on education can be found in the L range on the fourth floor.  Each book in the catalog has a location and call number. Use these to find the book in the library.

How to Find Books 1 - Basic Searches


The online catalog includes many e-books. To access library e-books from off-campus, choose one of the e-book databases and log in with your LEA user-name and password:

eBooks on Ebscohost


Finding and Accessing Ebooks

Subject Terms

Use the following subject terms when searching for Kinesiology books in the library catalog:


Human Locomotion

Movement Education

Human Mechanics

Sports Physiological Aspects

Sports Sciences

Motor Ability

Exercise Physiological Aspects

Physical Education and Training