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The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library

Health Sciences and Human Performance

Get started on research for your Health Sciences & Human Performance (HSHP) courses here.

Start Your Search

Use Summon for a complete search of the library's collection.


Start with one of these databases:

Summon Search Box

Search everything.

Use Summon to search across the entire library catalog (books, DVDs, government documents) and most of the library databases (journal articles, images, newspapers).

Advanced Search


Another Way to Start

Use Google Scholar for a broader search. Set your browser settings so Google Scholar can let you know when its results are part of the library's collection.

If you want some insight on doing research at the university level, check out the tips and tutorials in our Introduction to Library Research.

If you find an article or book in Google Scholar you'd like to use that isn't in our collection, request it from another library.

Google Scholar Search

Suggested Search Terms

Here is an incomplete list of alternative terms to consider when searching.

Allied mental health personnel
Anesthesiologist assistants
Artificial limb fitters
Athletic trainers
Athletic training
Biomedical technicians
Community health aides
Contact lens technicians
Dental auxiliary personnel
Education, Physical
Endurance, Physical
Exercise personnel
Fitness, Physical
Health coaches
Health counselors
Industrial hygienists
Lactation consultants
Medical assistants
Medical laboratory assistants
Medical record personnel
Medical secretaries
Nurses' aides
Nursing home administrators
Occupational therapists
Occupational therapy assistants
Ophthalmic assistants
Optometric assistants
Orientation and mobility instructors
P.E. (Physical education)
PE (Physical education)
Phy ed
Phys ed
Physical culture
Physical endurance
Physical stamina
Physical therapists
Physical therapy assistants
Physical training
Physicians' assistants
Podiatric assistants
Recreational therapists
Respiratory therapists
Speech therapists
Sports training
Stamina, Physical
Training, Physical

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