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- Benefits of Exercise: The Evidence. (Ref 613.71 F367) New York: Manchester University Press, 1990.
- The Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide to its Structure, Function, and Disorders. New York, N.Y. : Dorling Kindersley, 2009.
- The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
- Routledge Handbook of Sports Development. (Ref 796.069 H815) New York: Routledge, 2011.
- Sports Science Handbook : The Essential Guide to Kinesiology, Sport and Exercise Science. 2 vol. (Ref 613.71 J418) Brentwood, Essex : Multi-Science, c2005.
- Understanding Fitness: How Exercise Fuels Health and Fights Disease. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
- World of Sports Science. Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2007.
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Some select Kinesiology journals:
Sports Market Place - Lists addresses and other information for professional associations, sports leagues, equipment suppliers, promotion services, and media contacts of nearly 100 sports.
American College of Sports Medicine - Promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
American Kinesiology Association (AKA) - Promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unifed field of study and advances its applications.