The ACSM promotes research, education, and applications of sports medicine
and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness,
health, and quality of life. Information on conferences, research grants,
memberships, ACSM certifications, and other topics is presented.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit
health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
There is information at this site related to diet, exercise, and other risk
factors. Interactive quizzes, crossword puzzles, and exercise programming
can also be found here.
The American Heart Association is a non profit agency devoted to research
and education on coronary heart disease (CHD) and other cardiovascular diseases.
This site provides an interactive assessment of CHD risk based on some of
the established modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors.
The mission of the CDC is to promote health and quality of life by
preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. The Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA,
is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation is a leading resource for people
seeking medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection
and treatment of osteoporosis. Prevention information includes discussion
on the role of medications, diet, and exercise.