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Survey Articles about Math and Sports
These resources are intended to get you started with general overviews. Entries are frequently by named authors and typically include citations for additional works (articles, books, chapters, etc.) on a given topic.
A comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers.
AccessScience synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. More than 8500 scientific topics are explained, 110,000 terms defined, using more than 15,000 diagrams and graphics to explain ideas and topics. Continuously updated including the latest terms, images and videos.
Library Search ( nearly everything )
Check the references in your textbook and/or any articles or publications that are exceptionally "on point" for your topic. A major aspect of citing resources and providing attribution is to facilitate future research by those that utilize research that has already been performed.
MathSciNet (via EBSCOhost)
MathSciNet offers access to a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.
SPORTDiscus is an international database containing information on the following: sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment.
Academic Search Ultimate (previously Complete)
Full-text access to thousands of popular and scholarly sources. A "goto" database for any subject.
MLA Citation Style
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
MLA handbook, Eighth edition, The Modern Language Association of America, 2016.
Contains guidelines for doing research, giving citations, and preparing bibliographies.
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