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Sports Management: Subject Headings

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in sports.

Browsing Marketing Books on the 4th Floor!

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

Other useful call number ranges are as follows:

Developmental psychology Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence,        adulthood

RJ 125-145
Physiology of Children andAdolescents,


 Personal health including exercise & nutrition

Sport Medicine

School Health (including school nutrition)

Browsing sports books on the 5th Floor (the GVS)!

Library of Congress Classifications and Subject Headings

Sports Management spans many different call number and subject classification ranges in the library from sports management books on the 5th floor to marketing or public administration books on the 4th floor. The following is a very rough breakdown of call number ranges and floors to browse books on topics related to sports management in the Houston Cole Library.

Sports Management & Marketing GV 731- 5th Floor

Sports Law KF 3989- 9th Floor

Commerce (all aspects) HF- 4th Floor

Marketing HF 5415- 4th Floor  

Finance HG- 4th Floor

Public Administration (General) JF- 4th Floor

Kinesiology QP 303- 9th Floor

Sports Medicine RC 1210- 9th 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.