The following WWW sites have been chosen for use as resources relating to the
subject matter covered in this learning chapter. Because the WWW is a dynamic,
fast changing resource, there may be additional sites not listed here, which may
contain useful information, images, lab exercises, etc. If you choose to use
additional sites make certain that they are authored by professional,
knowledgeable entities. The WWW can be a source of bad, as well as good
information. Clicking on sites advertised within the primary site may lead to
information promoted by businesses for marketing purposes and may be misleading.
You are not required to use sites that charge fees. Please inform your
instructor of problems with any of the sites.
Up America: http://www.shapeup.org
This site, by Ex-U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett
Coop, is really neat. It has just the right amount of information to be easily
used and some great fitness assessments
you can complete yourself to have the site interpret for you. This is a must
site to hit!
Georgia State University Dept. of
Kinesiology and Health Website: http://www.gsu.edu/~wwwfit/
This site contains research-based information on fitness:
aerobic, strength, and flexibility training, exercise adherence, nutrition and
body composition, and advice for special populations. Another must site
to visit if you are developing your own fitness program.
Fitness Partner Connection
A huge fitness site with a searchable library, links to other sites, and a
caloric expenditure calculator. A good place to start a search on
Interactive Network: http://www.stayhealthy.com
A good place to start an information search because it links to so many
other good sites--allowing the student an overview of the many additional sites
available for inspection. This comprehensive wellness site includes links to all
aspects of health and wellness. It contains a good health risk assessment
questionnaire, a searchable database for drug/medical information, electronic
newsletters, and information concerning electronic mailing lists and newsgroups.
Includes articles about health/fitness, book reviews, and links to other
nutrition, fitness, and wellness sites.
Net Guide to Health Resources:
place to start searching for information and activities. This site contains a
large number of links to other wellness/health resources such as web sites,
A large search engine of health/medical topics. Well indexed.
interest to disabled athletes and their supporters.