Welcome to EXSC 4600: Research Methods. This guide aims to assist you as you complete your research assignments for this course. This research tool will introduce you to databases appropriate for the exercise science/allied health field that will aid you in locating scholarly, peer-reviewed resources. It will also provide guidance for PICO questions, as well as for citation formatting and citation manager tools. Please make a research appointment with the health sciences librarian at any point during the research process, whether it is developing your topic, refining your PICO question, navigating databases, locating and evaluating resources, understanding citations, or using citation manager tools. The library is here to serve you as you embark on your research journey!