AAHPERD's website contains news and information related to the organization.
This site also provides supporting information for professionals involved
in physical education, fitness, dance, health promotion, and healthy lifestyles.
Links to other AAHPERD national and district associations are provided.
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 Online Healthy Lining Guide provides solutions to many health questions.
Information, resources and links to other sites related to fitness, health
and wellness, and nutrition are given at this site.
This site is sponsored by Health Canada and the Canadian society for
Exercise Physiology. At this site you will find an Active-Living interactive
quiz and a Physical Activity Guide containing information on all aspects
of physical activity and promoting individual daily physical activity.
The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared
by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This site contains
a searchable index of MMWR publications, and interactive morbidity and mortality
The NIAAA is closely associated with the NIH and DHHS. At this site
there are a number of links to information on the purpose of NIAAA, publications,
databases, press releases, research programs, conferences, FAQ's and other
NIDA supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health
aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The goal of the NIDA is to ensure that
science (not ideology or anecdotal information provides the foundation for
all of our Nation's drug abuse reduction efforts. This is a very comprehensive
site with a Quicksearch feature.
Human health and human disease result from three interactive elements:
environmental factors, individual susceptibility and age. The mission of
the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from
environmental causes. This site contains facts about environmental-related
diseases and health risks.
The AALC is an association of counselors committed to improving the
health of the American population by promoting healthy lifestyles. At this
site information related to the AALC counseling certifications in weight
control and stress management..
The GHF site contains fitness recommendations, exercise instructions
and digitized video demonstrations, customized programs, and much more.
Many of the services are available free of charge. To obtain all services,
you must join the fitness club by paying a one-time membership fee and an
additional yearly renewal fee.
P.E. Central is designed to assist teachers and other adults in helping
children become physically active and healthy for a lifetime. This is a
great resource for teachers as well as parents, or anyone interested in
lifetime physical activity