1 st Step What is the topic? Break down search topic into sections Think of key terms to describe topic Use advanced search on database
* Evaluating Children's Physical Activity in a Free Play Environment * For phrase search use quotation marks - “Physical Activity” * Use OR between words on same search line for alternatives * Subject terms – click on arrow to change index * Varied word endings eg: Measure* for measurement, measurements, measured
Choose where to Search * Discover- New library Catalogue * Search individual databases- relevant to your subject -i.e SPORTDiscus – all aspects of sport Modifying Searches * Experiment with different search words * Limit to years of publication
Save articles in library folder Look at abstracts Create Article table Article Reference and availability
ThemeSub-themeArticle to support/contribute The importance of autonomy A14,A13,A12, A10, A9, A1 The importance of the built environment A10, A6, A4, A3, A2, A17, A19, A23 Perceived barriers to PA The importance of neighbourhood safety A10, A17, A20 Travel distanceA17 WeatherA20 Other commitments (homework) A20 Importance of free play PA A8 Relevance of timing of PA i.e, weekends, afterschool, in school. A7, A17, A24
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