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KINES 461/462: Research Project

Research guidance for Penn State Berks' Kinesiology capstone research project

Exploring / searching data sets

Using Google to find open data sets

There are tons of data sets available online.  Here are some tips to searching for open data sets using Google:

  • Include search terms like "data" or "table"
  • Put phrases in quotation marks " " to search for exact phrases (e.g. "landing mechanics")
  • Search for a particular document type (e.g. "ACL injury" filetype:xls)
  • Search for data on a particular site or domain (e.g. "overuse injuries"