Human Kinetics


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Nigèle Langlois
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Please note, I will be working remotely until further notice. Please contact me by e-mail at for assistance with research.

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About this guide

Welcome to the Human kinetics research guide.  This guide will serve as your gateway to the most relevant research tools you will need. Research tools are arranged by category and can be accessed by selecting from the tabs above.

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I also offer instruction sessions tailored to your course and learning objectives for classes of graduate and undergraduate students. These sessions may be presented live or recorded in advance for asynchronous delivery.  Please do not hesitate to contact me via email to discuss your needs.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

With courses being offered almost exclusively online, this could be a good time to use open educational resources (OER) to facilitate access to course materials freely, openly and legally. The Library is available to help professors find OER to replace print textbooks and other physical resources, whenever possible.

For more information on open educational resources, please visit the Library's OER guide.

For assistance in finding suitable OER for your courses, contact Please provide an overview of the topics to be covered in the course and, if applicable, the title of the textbook usually assigned.

Cochrane Interactive Learning (CIL)


Knowledge synthesis

It is recommended to write a protocol when starting a systematic or scoping review.

For Scoping Review:

  • The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) has a protocol template that could be used, with explanations:

For systematic reviews:

For more information on what you need to know when starting a comprehensive review, please consult the uOttawa Library Systematic Review Guide:


University of Ottawa Library now has an institutional subscription to Covidence, a web-based software platform that streamlines the production of systematic reviews. It should be noted that, while Covidence specifically mentions systematic reviews, it has also been used for comprehensive literature reviews, scoping reviews, meta-syntheses, meta-narratives, and other types of literature reviews. It can also be used for any discipline including health sciences, medicine, social sciences, environmental sciences, biology, management, education, and so forth.

For more information, please visit our libguide Covidence