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Medical Reference Services Quarterly
Searching the athletic training literature can be confusing and overwhelming with many possible databases for locating relevant peer-reviewed scholarship. Finding evidence-based literature from respected publications is helpful in clinical decision-making for athletic training practitioners. This column details recommended databases and search tips to help students, staff, clinicians, and faculty in the field of athletic training find the literature they need to help make evidence-based decisions and to stay current with the published literature. Databases discussed include Cochrane, PubMed, SPORTDiscus, CINAHL, PEDro, Sports Medicine, and Education Index (formerly Physical Education Index), and Google Scholar.
Kipnis, Daniel G.; Adriani, Lisa A.; and Kolbin, Ronda, "Databases for Researching Athletic Training Literature" (2022). Libraries Scholarship. 33.