promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
"A nonprofit organization committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity. As America’s Authority on Fitness, ACE protects all segments of society against ineffective fitness products, programs and trends through its ongoing public education, outreach and research. ACE further protects the public by setting certification and continuing education standards for fitness professionals."
"APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system."
The Education Council serves as the NATA’s voice in matters related to athletic training education. The council is specifically responsible for facilitating continuous quality improvement in entry-level, graduate and continuing athletic training education.
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
Tips on avoiding injuries from running. Descriptions of various injuries to the knees, ankles, tendons, and feet with information on shoes, stretching, the biomechanics of running, and much more. From a Podiatrist who specializes in Sports Medicine and Biomechanics.
This site will help you find useful information about manual muscle testing kinesiology, addresses to schoolsl, associations and journals, a muscle database, links to research papers, and several more link to other website about kinesiology.
"Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free."
The NCCSI collects and disseminates death and permanent disability sports injury data that involve brain and/or spinal cord injuries. The research is funded by a grant from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the American Football Coaches Association, and the National Federation of State High School Associations.
"is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine."
"NISMAT's mission is to offer excellent sports medicine clinical services, multidisciplinary research and education to both allied health professionals and the community at large, and to provide its staff with the best resources available to accomplish the goals of the organization."
This site provides the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children. To decrease obesity, they offer motivational kids fitness programs such as Log It and the PEC Challenge. We have over 1800 published lesson ideas.
This subject directory brings together the websites which will assist the serious sports researcher, kinesiology librarian, sport information specialist, college/university student and faculty. Dated but still useful.
Sportsmedicine.com is committed in providing information and resources available on the web about sports medicine. Also, Sportsmedicine.com is dedicated to the promotion of health, wellness, and physical activity.
From the U.S.D.A., "this report examines major trends in the amount of food available for consumption in the United States between 1970 and 2005 using data from the ERS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System. The report also estimates whether Americans are meeting Federal dietary recommendations for each of the major food groups by comparing the data with dietary recommendations in the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPyramid Food Guidance System."
The studies listed here were conducted at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute or at universities around the world. Each research project was conducted in accord with the highest scientific standards. In many cases, the data were presented at scientific meetings before the results were published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
"Nutrition.gov provides easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers."
ExRx.net (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource for the exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast featuring comprehensive exercise libraries, fitness assessment calculators, and reference articles.
Videos and articles. They "have assembled the sports industry’s leading medical and health experts – each sharing valuable, practical advice to keep you playing injury-free. You’ll learn from respected experts across several disciplines, from sports orthopedics, physical therapy, physical fitness, sports psychology, to nutrition, and even products and equipment. Their overall experience translates to your overall wellness."
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