Exercise Information Resources on the World Wide Web

Prepared by:

Gordon R. Chalmers, Ph.D.

Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation,

Western Washington University, Bellingham WA, USA

    

This page facilitates access to the web links included in the paper:

Chalmers, G.  Exercise Information Resources on the World Wide Web. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 24(4):79-88, 2005.

 


Index:

General Exercise Information | Aerobic Exercise Information | Resistance Training Information | Exercise Safety | Exercise Information For Selected Groups | Elderly | Children | Overweight | Arthritis | Exercise Nutrition | Diverse information sources | Exercise calorie calculators | Exercise discussion groups | Paper references


General Exercise Information

United States President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (President's Council)

Fitness Fundamentals

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Components of Physical Fitness

Recommendations

Getting Started With Exercise

Making Physical Activity Part of Your Life

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

smallstep.gov

Aerobic Exercise Information

American Heart Association (AHA)

Introduction to aerobic exercise

Incorporating Physical Activity Into Your Daily Life

Tips for Success

Just Move program

Choose to Move program

American Cancer Society

Calculator to determine an individual’s target heart rate

 

NIH

Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart

 

Resistance Training Information

American College of Sports Medicine

Fall 2002 Fit Society Page newsletter

National Strength & Conditioning Association

Performance Training Journal 0104

Performance Training Journal 0304

Exercise Safety

American College of Sports Medicine

Fit Society Page newsletter, page six, summer 2001

National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Information on sports medicine issues

Position statements

Dehydration and Other Heat Illnesses in Children

Safety Items in a High School Athletic Program

Arthritis Foundations

Safe or Sorry, A Parents Guide to Sports Injury Prevention

American Academy of Family Physicians

Play It Safe With Sports Safety

 

Exercise Information For Selected Groups

Elderly

President's Council

Pep Up Your Life: A Fitness Book for Mid-Life and Older Persons

National Institute on Aging

Exercise (NIA & NASA)

Exercise: A Guide

Exercise for Older Adults

CDC

Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults

Children

CDC

Are there special recommendations for young people?

President's Council

Get Fit: A Handbook for Youth Ages 6-17

Motivating Kids in Physical Activity

Kids In Action (Fitness for children birth to age 5)

Youth Resistance Training

Life Advice: About...Your Child and Organized Sports

American Academy of Pediatrics

Infant exercise programs

American College of Sports Medicine

Strength training in children and adolescents

Youth strength training

American Academy of Pediatrics

Intensive Training and Sports Specialization in Young Athletes

Organized Sports for Children and Preadolescents

Overweight

NIH

Active at Any Size

Helping Your Overweight Child

The Physician and Sportsmedicine

Helping overweight children become more physically active

Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation

Exercise and arthritis

NIH

Questions and Answers about Arthritis and Exercise

Exercise Nutrition

President's Council

Fast Facts About Sports Nutrition

Winning Nutrition for Athlete

Questions Most Frequently Asked About Sports Nutrition

Australian Institute of Sport

Nutritional supplements, fuelling your sport, and hot topics

Gatorade Sports Science Institute (http://www.gssiweb.com/)

Dietary Supplements

Hydration

Sports Nutrition

Diverse information sources

American College of Sports Medicine

Current Comments

Fit Society Page Newsletter

Exercise calorie calculators

The Calorie Control Council

Calculator, in online format

NutriStrategy

Calculator, in table format

Exercise discussion groups

Sport science web site (http://www.sportsci.org/index.html )

Sportscience discussion group


Paper references

1) Caspersen C. J., Powell K. E., and Christenson G. M. (1985) Physical activity, exercise, and physical fitness: definitions and distinctions for health-related research. Public Health Rep, 100:126-31.

2) University of California, Berkeley Library. Evaluating Web Pages. Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask. (2004). Available: <http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html>. Accessed: May 15, 2004.

3) Kirk, E. E. Evaluating Information Found on the Internet. (1996) [Updated June 5, 2002]. Available: <http://www.library.jhu.edu/researchhelp/general/evaluating/index.html>. Accessed: May 15, 2004.

4) Newton, H. Some Thoughts on Proper Terminology. (No Date) Available: <http://www.coachesinfo.com/category/strength_and_conditioning/250/>. Accessed: May 21, 2004.

5) World Health Organization. Obesity and overweight. (2004). Available: <http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/publications/facts/obesity/en/>. Accessed: May 21, 2004.

6) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Obesity Trends. U.S. Obesity Trends 1985 to 2002. (2004). Available: <http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/trend/maps/index.htm>. Accessed May 21, 2004.

7) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Arthritis. One of Three U.S. Adults Are Affected by Arthritis or Chronic Joint Syndrome. (2004). Available: <http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/arthritis/index.htm>. Accessed: May 21, 2004.