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Therapeutic Recreation Online Masters Program

Therapeutic Recreation M.S.

Therapeutic recreation, or recreational therapy, is one of the fastest growing health and human services professions. Healthcare Pathways ranked it among its top 10 fields of study; CNN Money listed it as one of the 10 best jobs to save the world; and Forbes chose it as one of the top 25 meaningful college majors, where graduates pursue careers that combine a healthy financial life with a powerful sense of purpose. SUNY Cortland's M.S. concentration in therapeutic recreation, which can be pursued in person or fully online, prepares students to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist® (CTRS).

Therapeutic Recreation Resources

Many of the best resources can be found online...
A bibliographic database of education materials, including journals and other types of documents. Contains citations from Resources in Education and Current Index to Journals in Education. Produced by Education Resources Information Center.
Covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Physical Education Index (now called Sports Medicine and Education Index)
Sports Medicine and Education Index provides a access to wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered. The database contains peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications in the field of Physical Education.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
With over 230 full text titles, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is a bibliographic and full text database covering both serial and monographic literature on sports, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law and legislation, disabled athletes, sports facility design and management, intramural and school sports, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention, rehabilitation, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, recreation, leisure studies, tourism, allied health, occupational health and therapy.
American Journal of Recreation Therapy
Journal of Leisure Research
Recreation Management
Therapeutic Recreation Journal

Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies Research Guide

For more Therapeutic Resources such as books & journals, please consult the Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies Research Guide.

Interlibrary Loan - Request for Personal Delivery of Physical Items

Do not submit requests until you hear back from the Interlibrary Loan Department that the setup is complete.

If you are an Online Masters Student  then you can request to have books sent to you, but be aware that this will probably add one to two weeks to the time it takes to get your materials.  You may not be able to renew the books, depending on who provides them.

Before doing so, please be sure you have exhausted all possible alternatives (see the options listed in Library Resources outside of Memorial Library) and have consulted with your Advisor as well as meet with your Library Liaison to review options.  Following the sequence provided above will ensure that getting the material needed will be a smooth and quick process.

If you have completed the above steps, you can proceed to fill out the form to set up the request process.  Do not submit requests until you hear back from the Interlibrary Loan Department that the setup is complete.