Sport, Health and Fitness Subject guide

These resources are available on and off campus. If asked, select UK Federation login, Home Institution and/or Shibboleth, enter New College Lanarkshire then log on to the resources using your college username and password.

An interactive digital learning tool that comprises 19 fully interactive body-system modules. It includes interactive 3D models, narrated animations and illustrations, pronunciation guides, dissection slides, and other multimedia; as well as more than 250 clinical topics and case studies.
Note: log in to via UK Shibboleth followed by choosing New College Lanarkshire from the drop-down menu.

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
A large and in-depth nursing research database, including journal articles on sports injuries.

This is a video collection of over 19,000 titles including current TV recordings.
Complete Issues
Articles, statistics, personal accounts and links to websites on a wide range of topics. 
For Complete Issues username and password, click above. You may need to log into Moodle using the button at the top right of the screen and enter your college username and password. Alternatively, ask at the library desk. 

Emerald Insight
Global publisher with a large portfolio of online journals and books.

Gale News, Business and Reference
Access to a large range of online reference materials including journals, newspaper archives and e-books.

Issues Online
The online version of the Donnellan Issues series that includes key facts, statistics and articles on a wide range of topical issues.

National Library of Scotland
A range of databases from the National Library of Scotland. They cover many subject areas and include e-books, newspapers, journals, audio-visual resources and images. You need to register on the website to gain access to the resources

A comprehensive, full-text database covering sports and sports medicine.
Subject areas covered include: biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health and therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports and exercise psychology, coaching and education, and sports medicine.

Very Short Introductions
Expert authors combine facts, analysis, new insights, and enthusiasm to offer concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects. 

Most of the print books for your course will be found in health and fitness (shelf mark 613 and above), sports injuries (617 and above) and sports and games (796 and above) sections of the LLC.

All books on sport, health and fitness can be found in the LLC catalogue.

The LLC also has a range of ‘English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)’ books, as well as a selection of fiction books.

E-books for sport, health and fitness can be found on the catalogue or through our providers E-book Central, VLe Books and E-books for Further Education. Further e-books are available through the 'Useful websites and Open Access resources' section above.

If asked, select UK Federation login, Home Institution and/or Shibboleth, enter New College Lanarkshire then log on to the resources using your college username and password.

Journals provide up-to-date information about a subject. In addition to the print titles we hold below we have access to many online titles on Gale News, Business and Reference and Emerald Insight:

Coaching Edge (Broadwood) (Back issues to 2016)
Men’s Health (Broadwood) (Back issues to 2016)
Muscle & Fitness (Broadwood) (Back issues to 2016)
The Psychologist (Cumbernauld, Coatbridge, Motherwell)

Further journals are available through the 'Useful websites and Open Access resources' section above.

A range of academic DVD’s on various subjects, as well as a selection of movies, are available for loan. These may be borrowed for one week and can be requested from other campus LLCs if not available at your own. 

BBC Sport Academy
BBC website dedicated to sport news, interviews and videos.

Knowledge Network NHS
The national knowledge management platform for health and social care in Scotland, providing access to databases, journals and e-books, and evidence summaries to support decisions at point of care, including sports injuries, physical therapy, and health and fitness.

NHS Scotland
Scotland’s health service online, providing information on healthcare, hospitals and local services, staff vacancies and new publications.

Scottish Government – Health
Online access to information on health services, healthy living, resources, Scottish policies and legislation.

Sports Coach
Independent coaching website with guidance on anatomy and physiology, fitness development, sports injuries and training aids.

Sport Scotland
Website for Scotland’s national agency for sport, featuring information and guidance on funding, coaching, volunteering and local clubs and facilities.

UK Coaching
Website which offers coaching news, resources and career opportunities.

Click here to download a list of more free online resources.

All students may borrow up to 6 items for up to 4 weeks. Loan periods may be extended if no one else has requested the items. Renewals can be made in person, by phone, email or via the catalogue. Items can be reserved through our 'Click and Collect' facility on the catalogue.

Multifunctional print devices are available in each campus LLC, for black and white and colour printing, photocopying and scanning to email, and students are provided with print credit automatically at the start of the semester.

Computers in the LLCs can be booked for personal study through the 'Book a PC' link at the very top of this page, or through the 'MyNCL' app.

LLC opening hours are available on the catalogue.

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