On this page you will find many useful resources suitable for your course including physical Library stock, eBooks, eResources, websites and videos.

Finding Sport Resources

All books have a classification number on the spine. Here are some class marks to get you started. Click on the class marks below to find out what the Library has to offer for each topic. To request to borrow resources, please click here

Selected Sport eBooks

You can access Sport eBooks for free from home or college 24/7, which means no lugging heavy books around! The Library has collections with two eBook platforms; VLe Books and Ebook Central. Click on any of the eBooks below or visit our eBooks section to search for even more titles. You may need to log in via Shibboleth, or through your institution. Just select 'Northampton College' and log in using your student ID and password.

BTEC National Sport Book 1
Read on Ebook Central
BTEC National Sport Book 2
Read on Ebook Central
Sports Massage
Read on Ebook Central
Sport and Exercise Science: An Introduction
Read on Ebook Central
Sport Psychology
Read on Ebook Central
An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology
Read on VLe Books
ABC of Nutrition
Read on VLe Books
Nutrition: A Practical Approach
Read on Ebook Central

Sport eResources

Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website. Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over their content or availability.

Anatomy TV logoAnatomy TV is an interactive digital learning tool that includes interactive 3D models, narrated animations and illustrations as well as more than 250 clinical topics and case studies.
Olympics logoOfficial website of the Olympic Games. Find information on all past and future Olympics, Youth Olympics, sports, athletes, medals, results, photos and videos.
Runner's World logoRunner's World is the UK's largest running magazine . It offers inspiration and motivation for runners of all ages and abilities with news, training tips and reviews of sportswear.
Sports Coach logoSports Coach: The aim of the site is to provide information for athletes, fitness enthusiasts, sports science students and sports coaches on the many topics relating to athletic development, exercise physiology and successful coaching.
Sport England logoSport England is committed to helping people and communities across the country create sporting habits for life. Their website includes news, statistics, case studies, expertise and a sports image gallery which could be useful for finding images for assignments.

Planet eStream Videos

Planet eStream is an amazing video-on-demand service that holds thousands of film, TV and radio resources for use with your studies. Click below to search  videos you may find useful for your course.

To log in:

  1. Go to Planet eStream
  2. Enter your College login details and password then click Log in

Planet eStream logo

Information and Study Skills

The Library can offer support within any of the following areas. Click on any of the topics below to go to the Information and Study Skills Moodle page which includes Study Smart courses for each topic as well as activities, PowerPoint presentations and useful information leaflets.

The Library's Learning Facilitators are available to support you in developing your writing, computer, information and study skills. They are here to help you on your path to independent learning. If you need help with any of the areas listed above please talk to a Learning Facilitator.

Please note that access to Learning Facilitators this year is via appointment only. Please email with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.

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