This article examines the role that systematic reviews can play in better understanding the status of knowledge in sport-related disciplines. The rationale for and procedures used in conducting various types of reviews will be discussed. Advantages and disadvantages of each approach will be presented and examples of reviews from the contemporary sport-related literature are provided throughout the article.
Fitzgerald, Shawn M. and Lyberger, Mark R.
"Advancing the Knowledgebase in Sport-Related Research: The Case for Systematic Research Reviews,"
The Journal of SPORT: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kent.edu/sport/vol2/iss1/5