AAALF is one of six national associations within AAHPERD. AAALF's mission
is to promote active lifestyles and fitness for all individuals. The AAALF
web site also contains information about upcoming programs and events, publications
and resources, and how to become a member.
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is committed to promoting active,
healthy lifestyles and their positive effects on the mind, body and spirit.
ACE also provides a certification program for those interested in attaining
that credential. The site links to fitness facts, news releases, and more.
DSUSA is a national nonprofit organization that provides opportunities
for individuals with physical disabilities to gain confidence and dignity
through participation in sports, recreation and related educational programs.
NASPE is a nonprofit organization. NASPE develops and supports quality
sport and physical activity programs that promote healthy behaviors and
individual well-being. The NASPE web site also contains information about
upcoming programs and events, publications and resources, and how to become
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports serves as an
advisory body to the President and Secretary of Health and Human Services
on matters involving physical activity, fitness, and sports that enhance
and improve health. It encourages regular participation in sports and physical
activities for people of all ages and abilities.
The ARFA is a nonprofit association of runners and sports medicine professionals
providing information on fitness, running, and performance. They provide
a free monthly newsletter, and other resources on injury prevention and
treatment, running shoes, training programs, and racing performance
Special Olympics is a nonprofit program of sports training and competition
for individuals with mental retardation. This site has information on how
to get involved as a participant, or volunteer, and other general information.
Considered to be the world's largest cycling publication. This site
includes resources related to all aspects of recreational and competitive
cycling, including riding techniques for both road and mountain cycling.
Cross-country skiing is one of the oldest winter sports known. It is
considered to be one of the best forms of exercise for cardiovascular fitness.
At this site you will find information on getting involved, history of the
sport, and descriptions of competitions.
Runner's World is a magazine for the running enthusiast. This online
version provides information for the beginner and advanced runner alike. Running
programs, shoe selection, competitions, health and fitness issues are all