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Sports Medicine: Protocols

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In the natural sciences a protocol is a defined written procedural method in the design and implementation of experiments.


an excellent resource for recent protocols.

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
collection of full-text scholarly monographs published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Current Protocols [Wiley]
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Methods in Enzymology

Nature Protocols

Springer Protocols
Methods in Molecular Biology and Methods in Molecular Medicine. Content covers biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, oncology, and proteomics.

CRC NetBase
This contains subject-oriented libraries of handbooks in different areas. Many of these do contain methods information.

Free Online Resources

  • OpenWetWare - online community for biology & bioengineering, featuring areas for sharing protocols, courses, lab info.
  • Protocol Online - web clearinghouse for labs to publish and share protocols
  • SciVee - videos from scientists and researchers discussing their research studies and posters.

Clinical Studies and Trials

A clinical study involves research using human volunteers (also called participants) that is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two main types of clinical studies: clinical trials (also called interventional studies) and observational studies. includes both interventional and observational studies.

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