Subject Locations



 Human physiology


 Sports health


 Kinesiology / Biomechanics


 Promotion of health


 Nutrition in sport


 Diet and exercise


 Physical fitness




 Sports medicine




 Massage / Physical therapy


 Business communication




 Leisure – social aspects




 Sport psychology


 Aquatic sports



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Prescribed Reading List

 Steroid Use and Abuse    Sports Injuries and Their Effects on Health  Sport and Exercise Nutrition  Coaching Psychology Managing Knock Your Socks Off Service Facilitating Groups Marketing Plans: How to Prepare Them, How to Use Them The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries Trends in Outdoor Recreation, Leisure, and Tourism  Playing Outdoors: Spaces and Places, Risk and Challenge Teaching Sport and Leisure 14+


EbscoHost    EbscoHost

  • Academic Search Premier
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information
  • Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
  • Regional Business News
  • Teacher Reference Center
  • Vocational Studies Complete

 General Onefile

1980 - 
Source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. 


  • Australian Public Affairs - Full Text (APA-FT)
  • Business Collection
  • Health Collection 
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Collection
  • Indigenous Collection 
  • Literature & Culture Collection


Full text databases for Australasian information on Business; Engineering; Health; Humanities; Social Sciences; Indigenous Studies; Literature; Culture and Australian Public Affairs.

Indexed and abstract articles are available from Heritage & Environment and SAGE databases.

The Full Text Finder Chisholm Journal Search database can be used to search for journals not in full text on Informit.


MIMS Online 

MIMS Online is the web version of MIMS - Australia's most comprehensive and authoritative medicine database.

Incorporating data from MIMS abbreviated and full medicines information, product images and consumer medicines information, MIMS Online offers convenient access to essential information on over 4,500 prescription and non-prescription drugs.  One concurrent user.

 Oxford Medical Case Reports

Oxford Medical Case Reports (OMCR) is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal publishing original and educationally valuable case reports that expand the field of medicine. The journal covers all medical specialties comprising a comprehensive resource for physicians in all fields and at all stages of training.
Search over 5,000 case reports online.


Oxford Reference Online contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving subscribers unprecedented access to a comprehensive information resource.




E-learning – How to Search for Chemical MSDS/SDS

How to access Chemwatch and find a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) pdf 625KB

Chemwatch is a program that:

* Provides access to more than 13 million Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) or Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

* Provides staff with the ability to easily produce chemical labels and easily carry out chemical risk assessments.

* Allows the chemicals stored with in each department to be tracked and the records can be easily updated as Chemical Registers.

* Provides an overall tracking of the total types and quantities of chemicals stored at each campus and the creation of a Dangerous Goods Manifest for each campus (if required by legislation).

Now Includes Primal Pictures - Anatomy & Physiology Online

This title covers a wide range of areas within anatomy and physiology. It contains information on all body systems, which has been intuitively subdivided into specific modules, and other useful introductory topics, such as Body Plan and Organization.

Each module has a section on Anatomy and Physiology, Aging, Clinical topics, Case studies, and quizzes. Media is displayed where appropriate, including animations, slides, and a fully interactive 3D model of the human body.  

3-D Anatomical atlas. Real anatomical images, mostly based on MRI-scans of living persons, adapted for 3-D pictures. Primal Pictures contains text, MRI-scans, animations and videos. 20 concurrent users.

Internet Subject Links

Community Services

Click on this link and scroll to ‘Community Services’ --> Community Health Management’ to view a list of useful internet links.


Click on this link and scroll to ‘Environment’ --> ‘Environment, Conservation and Resource Management’ and 'Park Services Around Australia' to view a list of useful internet links.


Click on this link and scroll to ‘Health’ --> 'Cultural Care' and 'Leisure and Health’ to view a list of useful internet links.

Other Links

Catalogue Links

Click on these links to view a list of other useful internet links relevant for Sport & Recreation.

Online Videos



Business and Services Collection (615 videos)

• Education and Training

 Health and Public Sector Collection (550 videos)

• Health and Community Services

• Public Sector, Safety and Defence


Sport videos

Recreation videos



Counseling and therapy in video

Counseling and Therapy in Video

Counseling and Therapy in Video provides an online collection of video covering topics such as social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. This current release includes 511 videos totalling 539 hours.

Kanopy streaming videos

Titles include:

Anatomy Series (Cengage)

Don't Die Young - Series 1
Episode 1 - The Kidneys
• Episode 2 - The Lungs
• Episode 3 - The Heart
• Episode 4 - The Eyes
• Episode 5 - The Skin
• Episode 6 - The Brain

Don't Die Young - Series 2
Episode 1 - The Male Reproductive Organs
• Episode 2 - The Female Reproductive Organs
• Episode 3 - The Liver
• Episode 4 - The Stomach & Intestines
• Episode 5 - Ear, Nose and Throat
• Episode 6 - The Immune System
• Episode 7 - The Bones, Muscles and Joints
• Episode 8 - The Whole Body - Online video training

Great suite of videos on writing resumes, using business software and communication skills.

To access the streaming video training courses, simply Login using your Chisholm Login and Password.


RealTime Health

The RealTime Health video database offers hundreds of patient and carer stories on a range of illness. These personal experiences cover the day to day challenges others have faced, and give insights into the coping strategies they have used.


(Previously known as SafetyCare)
Collection of over 80 training streaming videos relating to occupational health and safety (OH&S)



Useful Magazines, eBooks & Videorecordings

Sport & Recreation magazines incl. eJournals

Sport & Recreation eBooks

Sport & Recreation DVDs

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Social Sciences eBooks

eBrary eBooks

relating to Sport & Recreation

(11,395 documents )


BOK eBooks

OHS Body of Knowledge eBook chapters

(39 documents )


Chisholm Journal titles

relating to Sport & Recreation

Sports & Leisure (300)

Sports Medicine (10)



Education Age

Library version of The Age is an online edition

May also be searched in image and text view

Free access to all Fairfax newspapers