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Health, Exercise, and Sport: Find Books

This is a guide to help you navigate through Health, Human Performance, and Recreation related research.

Find Science Books

Find Books

The best way to find a book is to start at FIND Books/eBooks (or choose the FIND drop-down menu and then Books/eBooks).

You will be able to search for print books, ebooks, or both.  You can search by title, author, keyword, or subject.  Use the Advanced Search link if you would like to search using multiple search terms at the same time (title and author; keyword and date of publication; etc).


Print Books

Print book availability and shelving locations can be found beneath the book's summary when searching our online catalog.

  • "General Collection" books are located on the top floor of the library.
  • The call number, located on the spine or on the front of a book, is the “address” of the book on the shelf.
  • Library books are placed in call number order on the shelf, starting with 000 and ending with 999.
  • Health, Anatomy, and Nutrition books are shelved in the 611-614 call number range.  Sports can be found in the 793-796 call number range.
    • 610 Medicine and health
    • 617 Surgery, injuries
    • 796 Athletic and outdoor sports and games



Look for the blue "View eBook" button to read SAU ebooks online.

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