Scientific articles can be either research or review articles. In the case of research articles, they document and describe a particular study or experiment. They usually follow the same structure:
From How to Read a Scientific Paper by Michael Forsmire. CC-BY-NC-SA
Scientific articles should be included in your research for the following reasons:
It is important to recognize different types of citations in order to locate the items. Here are some basic examples with tips on locating the related items.
Samuels, V. (2018). Foundation in kinesiology and biomechanics. FA Davis Company.
Tip: Citations for books include the name of the publisher.
To locate: Search Omni for the title of the book and/or the author's name.
Mosconi, M., Rossi, S. M. P., & Benazzo, F. (2011). Prevention of sports injuries in adolescents. In Sports injuries (pp. 995-998). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Tip: Citations for book chapters contain the author and title of the chapter and then the author/editor and title of the book.
To locate: Search Omni for the title of the book, not the title of the chapter.
Patel, S. A., Vaccaro, A. R., & Rihn, J. A. (2013). Epidemiology of spinal injuries in sports. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, 21, 146-151.
Tip: There is no publisher or place in a journal article citation. It does contain the specific volume/issue numbers and the page numbers.
1) Search Omni for the journal title, then on the journal site, navigate to the year, volume and issue where the article is located.
2) Search Omni for the article title enclosed in parentheses.