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Athletic Training

Useful Websites

National Athletic Trainers' Association

Useful Journals

American Journal of Sports Medicine

Looking for a specific journal? Type the journal title into the library catalog to access it.

Know the name of an article? Type the article title into the library catalog to access. If we don't have it, submit an Interlibrary Loan request.

For help decoding journal abbreviations, check out the CASSI Journal Abbreviations search tool.

Interlibrary Loan

If you need a book or article that PSU does not have you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan.  

This service is free to all PSU students, faculty, and staff.

  • Go to the Interlibrary Loan Page.
  • On the left side of the screen, under New Request choose the material type you want, then fill out the request form.
  • Articles are delivered to your interlibrary loan account in PDF format, usually in 2-5 business days.
  • Books are delivered to Lamson and can be picked up at the information desk in 1-2 weeks.


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Find Journal Articles

In one of these library databases

Create a My EBSCOHost Account

Create your own account to save (and find again!) those terrific articles you found. You can also save search terms, or create an alert for new articles available with your search terms.

To create or access your account:

  • Access an EBSCO database, like SPORTDiscusMEDLINE, or HealthSource: Nursing/Academic.
  • Click the Sign In link in the horizontal green menu along the top of your screen.
  • A yellow MY will appear on the EBSCOhost logo when you are logged in.
  • To access previously saved articles and searches, click the Folder link in the horizontal green menu.

Search Dissertations

APA Citation Style

AMA - American Medical Association


AMA (American Medical Association) style is used for medicine or health publications, such as athletic training. Ask your professor if it is appropriate for your research.


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