Category Archives: Kinesiology & Health Education

PubMed Workshops in the Library

PubMed is a database with over 22 million records and 5 thousand plus journals dating back to 1946.  As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine, it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Lia Lee Dies, Key Figure in Healthcare Controversy

“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down:  A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures” is a book by Anne Fadiman. Published in 1997, it details the experiences of an illiterate Hmong family living in … Continue reading

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Women’s Studies Institute: Anne L. Harper Annual Lecture in Women’s Studies

cover, Samantha King, Pink Ribbons, Inc.

The GSU Women’s Studies Institute announces the upcoming Anne L. Harper Annual Lecture in Women’s Studies, to take place on Thursday, September 13, 2012. The speaker will be Dr. Samantha King, author of Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the … Continue reading

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Finding Chemistry Resources with SciFinder Scholar

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Looking for Chemistry journal articles and patents? Need papers detailing how a drug is made or examining its uses? The database SciFinder Scholar allows users to search chemistry, biomedical, and other scientific literature by topic, substance, or reaction; users can … Continue reading

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Dr. Brenda Pitts, Sports Management/Marketing Expert

Did you know that in 2010 licensed NASCAR products brought in over 3 billion dollars?  Or that the economic impact of Super Bowl XLV was over 10 billion dollars? Dr. Brenda Pitts, Professor of Kinesiology and Health, was a keynote … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Teach Crucial Database Skills

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PubMed is a database with over 21 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Teach Crucial Database Skills

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PubMed is a database with over 21 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Thompson’s “The Paralympic Athlete” published in advance of London Games

Congratulations to Walter R Thompson, Ph.D, Regents Professor in Exercise Science for the publication of his book, The Paralympic Athlete.  Dr. Thompson is a member of both the Department of Kinesiology and Health (College of Education) and the Division of … Continue reading

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