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Librarian-curated research guide for Kinesiology resources.

Books on Faith and Exercise Science

Research databases to search

Need to write about the spiritual side of competition or the ethics of sports? Try one of these databases.

Journals of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Faith

Search terms to try:

There are numerous search terms you can try to engage with the concepts of health, physical education and faith. These terms can be used to search the Hekman Library catalog or research databases. Add the words "Religious aspects" or "Moral and ethical aspects" to your primary search terms. You will narrow your search tremendously. 

  • Exercise -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
  • Health – Religious aspects
  • Physical fitness – Religious aspects
  • Physical fitness – Moral and ethical aspects
  • Sports -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
  • Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Health and religion
  • Athletes - Prayers and devotions
  • Athletes -- Religious life.
  • Christian athletes