St. Ignatius

PE Project

Research Databases

Encyclopedia Britannica Online  General information plus some video clips

Ebscohost  General information plus newspapers and magazines

Medical eBooks Click on the Health or Medicine link for book on these specific topics. 

Remeber: eBooks are books that are searchable like a database, but they are books so you should cite them as such.


Use our Destiny catalog to find books. 

Use Keywords about your topic to search for books 

Examples: fitness, exercise, health, diet. 

You can also combine Keywords for better results with the term 'AND' remember it must be capitalized 

Example: diet AND health 

Reference Books

Diseases and medical issues

Human Diseases & Conditions   R 616.003 HUM (3 volumes)

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine   R 613.2 DIE  (5 volumes)

Sports Injuries Sourcebook  R 617.1027 SPO

Individual Diseases and Topics 

Hypertension Sourcebook  R 616.132 HPY

Diabetes Sourcebook   R616.462 DIA

Diet & Nutrition Sourcebook  R 613.2 DIE

Pregnancy & Birth Sourcebook R 619.2 PRE

Internet Resources 

National Institutes of Health   

TeensHealth (Food and Fitness)  

World Health Organization

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

U.S. Deparetment of Health and Human Services

American Heart Association

National Council on Strength and Fitness

Citing Sources

Works Cited Page  Use “EasyBib” to automatically generate a bibliography.