Selected Sites

CDC | National Center for Environmental Health
"Contains direct links to NCEH data resources, programs and campaigns, publications and products, emergency response, and training." From Choice Reviews Feb. 2006.

Centers for disease control and prevention
Home page for Centers for disease control and prevention.

Dietary Supplements :
Resources and research on dietary supplements provided by

Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, Overweight and Obesity
Resources, research and publications on physical activity, nutrition and obesity.

Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)
Glossary, tutorials, evidence maps, and more from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Federal recreation, camping and tour reservation information
Provides "access to recreation-related information generated by the Federal government"

Gatorade Sports Science Institute
"Committed to helping athletes optimize their health and performance through research and education in hydration and nutrition science."

Home -
Links for patients to medical research.

Home: Reading primary (biology) literature
Tutorial (with exercise & physiology examples)

MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Me
Information on various health topics, drug information, directories of hospitals, doctors, and libraries, health tutorials, and current news.

Obesity and Overweight: Topics | DNPAO | CDC
Information on weight management and the importance of maintaining a healthy weight.

Physical Activity: Introduction | DNPAO | CDC
information on the importance of physical activity with tips and ideas on how to incorporate physical activities into your daily life, your workplace and your community.

Physical Activity: Strength Training for Older Adults: Introduct
Information for older adults on strength training.

Physical Education Guide
Links to quizzes and sites for kids related to health, nutrition, and fitness. Recommended by Cora, a participant in the after school PE program at Salt Lake City Children's Network.

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Sources on current research on fitness, nutrition and sports.

Sports Media - physical education for everyone - Home
A tool for physical education teachers, coaches, students and everyone who is interested in physical education/fitness and sports. Contains lesson plans, links to sports and physical education sites, discussions, and other resources.

A Peer-Reviewed Site for Sport Research

United States Department of Agriculture- Nutritive Value of Food
Source with links to calculators and counters for dietary information.

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