1. Structure your search strategy with Concept Boxes
For example: I would like to explore how physical activity has an impact upon memory .
2. Think of Synonyms
|Concept 1||Concept 2|
exercise, exercises, exercising
3. Why do these steps?
Language is variable and there is often more than one way to describe a concept as can be seen in the table above. This allows for a more sensitive search and you can use critical appraisal skills to choose articles that meet your assignment needs.