APHA describes itself as the only organization that influences federal policy on a variety of current public health issues, with the goal of using science-based advocacy and programs to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
Provides important information to become a certified athletic trainer including information about the AT profession, certification requirements and standards, exam information, and continuing education programs.
ExRx.netA website with exercise programs, fitness testing calculators, general questions, and links to additional resources. Click on the "Beginner's Page" (on the left) once you are there to get great information and program ideas for when you are just getting started.
Food and Nutrition Information CenterThe Food and Nutrition Information Center provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers. Topics include food safety, weight and obesity, dietary supplements, and lifecycle nutrition.
LiveStrongEat healthily, get fit, be inspired, and start tracking! Everything you need to get started and track your diet and exercise.
Stretching InstituteA good website with information on sports injuries and sport specific stretches. Limited sample stretches for each sport/injury and then additional information is offered in products for sale.
Walk-Run Pace CalculatorBased on one entry of your most recent race time and distance, this tool will calculate: 1) Projected Distance Finish Times: Based on the time you provide for a given distance, this tool will predict finish times for you for a variety of common race distances. 2) Training Paces: Based on the time you provide for a given distance, this tool will suggest training methods and paces for you. 3) Pace: Based on the time you provide for a given distance, this calculator will determine your pace in five different units. You can also convert paces using our pace converter.
WebMDHealth and medical information from a trusted online resource.
World Anti-Doping AgencyMaintains a list of prohibited substances for use by athletes, as well as anti-doping compliance and reporting standards.