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.
by the Emory University Health Sciences Library, this site contains a searchable
database on a wide variety of sportsmedicine topics.
site contains information about general fitness, flexibility, contraindicated
exercises, nutrition, and treatment of athletic injuries.
Fitness and Sports Medicine:
A good overall site with information on injury prevention and treatment, weight
training, flexibility, exercise prescriptions, etc.
Babyzone:Pregnancy and Your Health:
This site contains useful information about exercising during pregnancy.
variety of articles on health/wellness, including fitness topics such as low
back pain, weight training, sports medicine, etc.
engine of the National Institutes of Health. Contains search information on a
wide variety of health/wellness topics.
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
Georgia State University Dept. of Kinesiology and Health Website:
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.
Gatorade Sports Science Institute:
Articles dealing with fluid
replacement during exercise.
Marathoning: Start to Finish:
A guide to training for
marathons, including sports nutrition, ergogenic aids, and exercising in the
heat and cold.
Fitness Partner Connection Jumpsite: http://www.primusweb.com/fitnesspartner/
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.
Sports USA: http://www.dsusa.org/~dsusa/#sports
interest to disabled athletes and their supporters.