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Kinesiology: Subject Headings

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in kinesiology and physical education.

Browsing sports books in the GVs!

Other Useful Subject Headings Related to Physical Education, Health, & Recreation

Other useful call number ranges are as follows:

BF712-724.85        Developmental psychology Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood

RJ 125-145            Physiology of Children andAdolescents,

QP1-801               Physiology

RA773-788          Personal health including exercise & nutrition

RC1200-1245     Sport Medicine

LB3401-3495      School Health (including school nutrition)

Sports Books on the 5th Floor

Library of Congress Classifications and Subject Headings for PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The Library of Congress Classification for PHYSICAL EDUCATION is GV. Locate books on physical education, recreation, and sports in the GV (physical education) section on the 5th floor. Call numbers are broken down as follows:

GV1-1860 Recreation. Leisure

GV181.35-181.6 Recreation leadership. Administration of recreation services

GV182-182.5 Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers

GV191.2-200.66 Outdoor life. Outdoor recreation

GV191.68-198.975 Camping

GV198.945-198.975 Farm vacations, dude ranches, etc.

GV199-199.62 Hiking. Pedestrian tours

GV199.8-200.35 Mountaineering

GV200.4-200.56 Orienteering. Wilderness survival

GV200.6-200.66 Caving. Spelunking

GV201-555 Physical education and training

GV346-351.5 School and college athletics. Intramural and interscholastic athletics

GV401-433 Physical education facilities. Sports facilities Including gymnasiums, athletic fields, playgrounds, etc.

GV435-436.7 Physical measurements. Physical tests, etc.

GV557-1198.995 Sports

GV711 Coaching

 GV712-725 Athletic contests. Sports events

GV733-734.5 Professionalism in sports. Professional sports (General)

GV735 Umpires. Sports officiating

GV743-749 Athletic and sporting goods, supplies, etc.

GV750-770.27 Air sports: Airplane flying, kiteflying, bungee jumping, etc.

GV770.3-840 Water sports: Canoeing, sailing, yachting, scuba diving, etc.

GV840.7-857 Winter sports: Ice hockey, skiing, bobsledding, snowmobiling, etc.

GV861-1017 Ball games: Baseball, football, golf, etc.

GV1020-1034 Automobile travel. Motoring. Automobile racing

GV1040-1060.4 Cycling. Bicycling. Motorcycling

GV1060.5-1098 Track and field athletics

GV1100-1150.9 Fighting sports: Bullfighting, boxing, fencing, etc.

GV1151-1190 Shooting. Archery

GV1195-1198.995 Wrestling

GV1199-1570 Games and amusements

GV1201.5 Hobbies (General)

GV1203-1220.8 Children's games and amusements

GV1218.5-1220.8 Toys

GV1221-1469.63 Indoor games and amusements

GV1232-1299 Card games: Poker, patience, whist, etc.

GV1301-1311 Gambling. Chance and banking games

GV1312-1469 Board games. Move games including chess, go, checkers, etc.

GV1469.15-1469.62 Computer games. Video games. Fantasy games

GV1470-1511 Parties. Party games and stunts

GV1491-1507 PuzzlesGV1541-1561 Parlor magic and tricks

GV1564-1565 Darts

GV1580-1799.4 Dancing

GV1800-1860 Circuses, spectacles, etc. including rodeos, waxworks, amusement parks, etc.

Map of the 5th Floor

Children & Young Adult Books are in the JUVENILE location

Books on Education are in the circulating STACKS (behind NEW TEXTBOOKS)

K-12 Textbooks are in SCHOOL TEXT BOOKS

Physical Education Books are behind RESTROOMS in STACKS

Journal Articles (pre-1990) are bound in the PERIODICALS area (we do maintain current print subscriptions to many of our journals even though most are now available through the library databases. If you come across an older citation (usually prior to 1990) and the journal article is not available in fulltext through our databases, our LIBRARY CATALOG HOLDINGS will indicate whether we have the journal in our PERIODICALS LOCATION. To locate the journal in print, you will need the full citation (title, author, volume number, issue number, year, page numbers) and the CALL NUMBER.

The Librarian's Office if on the left when you exit the elevator. Come in, have a cup of coffee, and let's do research!  



Education Librarian/ Associate Professor

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Laurie Heathcock
5th Floor
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Rd N
Jacksonville, AL 36265