Physical Wellness

Physical wellness focuses on incorporating exercise, fitness routines and appropriate health care into your daily life. This guide will help you find resources on a variety of topics related to physical wellness including common health concerns, first aid procedures, physical fitness and avoiding the use of tobacco or illicit drugs.

Research Databases

The following are part of the Upper Arlington Public Library's premium resources. Unless you are in one of our library locations, you will need your library card number and PIN in order to access them.

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Alt Health Watch
Provides access to many perspectives on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness, including peer-reviewed articles.

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Consumer Health Complete
Provides health information to consumers, including topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, fitness, nutrition, drug information, and more.

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MEDLINE
Provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE is a creation of the National Library of Medicine.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Covers nursing and allied health, with medication information written for consumers.

Related Books of Interest

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Walter H. Ettinger, Brenda S. Wright and Steven N. Blair
Fitness after 50

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Charles Herrick, Charlotte Herrick and Marianne Mitchell
100 Questions & Answers about How to Quit Smoking

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Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Our Bodies, Ourselves

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Alton Thygerson, Steven M. Thygerson, Benjamin Gulli and Gina Piazza
First Aid, CPR, and AED Standard

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Matt Roberts
Fitness for Life

Search Starters

Find books and other materials in the catalog on subjects related to physical wellness by clicking on some of the following terms.

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Research Materials

These materials are available through the Upper Arlington Public Library. The following books and magazines can be found in the Reference Department of the Main (Tremont) Library, while e-books can be be accessed anywhere with an internet connection and your UAPL card number and PIN.

Journals/Magazines

Some current issues of the following magazine and journal titles related to physical wellness are available for checking out, while in some cases older issues may be accessed at the Main Library's Reference Department. Follow the links to the catalog or see a librarian for more information:

Healthy Cooking

General Health

Exercise