A Valuable Sports Medicine Full-Text Journal Database

This authoritative database contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index. The active, full-text, non-open access journal retail value (USD) is $156,549.32.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

SPORTDiscus with Full Text includes rigorous curation of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 167 global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.  

NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.

Unique Full-Text Journals

SPORTDiscus with Full Text includes 212 active, full-text, non-open access journals not available in any version of Academic Search.

Searchable Cited References

SPORTDiscus with Full Text includes 179 journals with searchable cited references.

The Highest Quality Subject Indexing 

EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers. 

EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.   

EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text includes 665 active indexed and abstracted journals. 461 of them are peer-reviewed. 

Subjects Covered

  • Athletic training
  • Coaching and education
  • Consumer health
  • Exercise science and fitness
  • Health education
  • Kinesiology
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Orthopedics
  • Physical education
  • Physical therapy
  • Sociology of sports
  • Sport psychology
  • Sports injuries and rehabilitation
  • Sports management
  • Sports sciences
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SPORTDiscus [with Full Text] is a hidden jewel of the EBSCO databases. It balances coverage for both Allied Health and Sport Management majors. Our Allied Health students need scholarly evidence based research and find SPORTDiscus much more user friendly and relevant than PubMed. Our undergraduate and graduate students in sport management find SPORTDiscus helpful for both scholarly and popular material. Some topics such as concussions, are covered from a medical, popular, as well as coaching view. 5 stars.

J. Shoemaker, Lasell College, Newton, MA