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Athletic Training (B.S.A.T.)

Athletic Training (B.S.A.T.)

FGCU Library Guide



The Athletic Training and Exercise Science Library Guide offers a collection of library and other resources specially designed for FGCU students and faculty alike.  It’s a good starting point if you are interested in conducting a lit review, finding peer-reviewed articles, need help locating a specific health assessment or psychological test, or you just want to see what books the library has on Athletic Training and Exercise Science.


Using the FGCU Library Guide you will find access to the following (note: you can also access the below databases by clicking on the below links):

Home Page:

  • General information about the FGCU Athletic Training and Exercise Science programs
  • Link to the CHPSW’s Facebook page
  • Purpose of the AT & ES guide, and general library information, reference desk hours, information about The Writing Center and Center for Academic Achievement
  • HPSW Librarian’s contact information
  • The latest news in AT & ES

Databases for AT & ES:

 AT & ES Database Chart: 

  • Handy visual chart of AT & ES related databases
  • Tells you where to find: drug/medical calculators, drug information, evidence-based databases, practice guidelines, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses

 Core AT & ES Journals:  

  • Wondering what the core OT journals are?  Look no further!  They’re all listed here, along with a definition for students of “core journals.”
  • Includes a box on journal tips for finding journals and articles

 AT & ES Books & eBooks:  

  • Instructions for students on how to search the library catalog for AT & ES books
  • Separate listings of the library’s newest books in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • A link for faculty and students to suggest book purchases to the library
  • Visual/Image lists of library books on Anatomy & Physiology for AT & ES students, Sports & Athletic Nutrition  

Assessments & Measures:

  • Created to help faculty and students find/gain access to psychological tests (assessments, measures, scales, etc.) as well as health tests

 Writing & Citing Tools:

  • Contains information & contact data for The Writing Center
  • Links to online help with APA & AMA citation styles
  • Writing guide books at the Library for students to consult
  • Information about Ref-Works, a web-based citation management programs that can help make both faculty and student life easier when writing up research
  • Suggested list of APA & AMA style books available at the Library

Publishing in AT & ES:

  • A helpful library guide for regarding publishing.
    • Journal directory databases
    • Journal rankings/impact factors
    • Brief info on Predatory Publishers
    • A list of writing guides at the Library especially for publishing in the health professions

 Special Topic: TBI:

  • Contains helpful information on TBI/Concussion for students, including:
    • Helpful websites dedicated to brain injuries
    • Current TBI/Concussion headlines in the news
    • Data and Statistics on TBI
    • List of books on TBI at the Library


  • A Frequently Asked Question page designed with students in mind to help them navigate library resources and the AT & ES library guide