Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Location: Microfiche Cabinet 18, Drawer
The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Microfiche Publications,
is a collection composed of theses and dissertations of national and
international significance in health, physical education, recreation, exercise
and sport sciences, sport history, and sport-related issues in the humanities
and social sciences and dance. There are 10,000 titles which cover over fifty
years of graduate research. The theses and dissertations are
compiled primarily from universities in the United States and Canada.
However, the contributions from other English-speaking countries have been
increasing during the recent years. This collection is published by the
University of Oregon, International Institute for Sport and Human Performance.
The color strip across the top of each microfiche provides a code for the five
categories in the "microform" bulletin, as follows: red - physical education
(PE); yellow - physiology of exercise (PH); brown - recreation and camping (RC);
white - health education (HE); pink - psychology (PSY).
Pickler Library has this collection from 1949-date. From 1949-1972 the
collection is on microcards. Most of the microcards are not cataloged in Truman's
Library Catalog. The library will be cataloging some of the microcard titles
that have electronic access. From 1973-2002 the collection is on microfiche and these are
all cataloged in
Truman's Library Catalog.
How to search the collection:
Microcard Collection 1949-1972
1. Look in the Microform Publications Bulletin
(on top of Cabinet 18.) It has an author index and a subject index.
The subject index also includes keywords which the individuals who developed the
index believed would be of use to investigators.
Example from Microform Publications Bulletin
"This reference is classified as a physical education microcard (PE 16).
Moffett is the author's last name. The abbreviation "E" indicates that the
research method was experimental. The dash is used to separate the
research method and the statistical method. The abbreviation "AV,t"
indicates that there were two statistical methods used-analysis of variance and
the t-ratio. If there are no statistics used in the study there are no
letters following the dash."(Microform Publications Bulletin).
2. Look in the front of the Microform Publications Bulletin by
author's last name for the title of the publication.
3. The microcards with the full text of the thesis or dissertation are filed
alphabetically by the author's last name in Microfiche Cabinet 18 Drawer 1-6.
Microfiche Collection 1973-
2002: All of the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Microfiche
Publications collection that is on microfiche through 2002 is cataloged in
Truman's Library Catalog. You can search for information by author, title,
subject and keyword in the Library Catalog. Additional guides are
available for the collection on-line at
http://kinpubs.uoregon.edu/KinAbs.html. Beginning with April 2003, the name
of this collection was changed to
Microform Publications Bulletin. Eugene, Or.: University of Oregon.
1949-1992. (on top of Microfiche Cabinet 18).
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Exercise and Sport Sciences
Microform Publication Bulletin. Eugene, Or.: University of Oregon,
1992-2002. (v. 8-15 available on-line at
http://kinpubs.uoregon.edu/KinAbs.html) This bulletin lists all of the
dissertations and theses in each shipment.
Sport Discus (EBSCO). This electronic database for
the sport sciences includes theses and dissertations.
For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out
Time Period: 20th Century
Subject keywords: Physical Education
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