Environmental

10Green.org: Scores the air quality US cities and towns.

Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database: Rates personal care products for health hazards. Over 75,000 products have been analyzed and scored.

Environmental Working Group’s Cleaners Database: Rates house hold cleaning products for health hazards.

Are plastic products coated in peril?

Estrogen-like Component of Plastic Stimulates Growth of Certain Prostate Cancer Cells

Diabetes from a Plastic? Estrogen mimic provokes insulin resistance

Compounds in plastic packaging act as environmental estrogens altering breast genes

Triclosan & Triclocarban: Anabiotic found in products like Colgate’s Total, Ajax and Dawn dish detergent, and over 76% of antibacterial washes.


Biomechanics

BYU Biomechics: Kinesiology & Biomechanics of Sport & Exercise.

Exercise Analysis: using torque and center of gravity lines.

Center of Gravity Calculation / Calculator: Input weights, X and Y coordinates of each segments center of gravity then receive coordinates of combined COG.

Center of Mass Lab: Use body segment data (mass, length, center of gravity) to ascertain total torque and full body center of gravity.

Body Segment Parameters: A survey of measurement techniques.

Ergonomics: Information relavant designing machine and tasks to human factors.

MyoQuip: A biomechanical model for estimating moments of force at hip and knee joints in the barbell squat.

OpenSim: Free software system to develop models of musculoskeletal structures and create dynamic simulations of movement.

Motion Analysis Tool: free windows (XP & Vista) software for taking measurements from digital video and bitmap images.

Kinovia: Free and open source window solution for video analysis.

Protractor: Image of protractor to measure angles.

Tug of War: Role of Height Order in Tug of War.

Physics of Rowing: Anu Dudhia of Oxford University.

Physics of Baseball: Alan Nathan, University of Illinois.

Physics of Baseball & Softball: The University Of Sydney, School of Physics.

Physics of Tennis: The University Of Sydney, School of Physics.


Powerlifting

Westside Barbell: The Meca of Powerlifting and worlds strongest gym.

IPF Rules: International Powerlifting Federation.

Raw vs Equipped: The Bloody War of the Millennium.

Cube Calculator: Based on Brandon Lilly's improved Cube program discribed in his book 365 Strong.

Bill Kazmaier: Training Routine of famous former world champion powerlifter and strongman.

Schwartz/Malone Formula in Pounds: To determine the "Best Lifter" of different bodyweights.

Online Calculator

Go Heavy: powerlifting & Olympic weightlifting news, forums, training routines, articles, competition and meet database.


Exercise

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Top 10 Things to Know.

Science Daily: Fitness research news.

duvide Jump-rope Training: Techniques and workouts for jumping rope and ropeflow.

Coaching Science Abstracts: Professor Brent S. Rushall's abstract archives of sports science.

NASA Train Like an Astronaut: Physical Education Adapted Physical Activity Strategies

Building an Astronaut 'Core': A NASA Train Like An Astronaut Mission Handout – Instructor Guide (PDF)

Pocket: This Is What Happens to Your Body on a Thru-Hike.

Wiki.ezvid.com: Gym equipment recommendations.

SuppVersity: Nutrition and Exercise Science for Everyone. Articles based on scientific research.

Ask Dr Len Kravitz: Selected articles by exercise science professor at the University of New Mexico.

Shape Up America: exercises and fitness information.

HealthyNet: Strength training articles by Gregory L. Welch, M.S. and Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D.

Turnstep: Search aerobics class patterns; body sculpting, cycling, box aerobics, step, abs, hi/lo floor, aqua, slide, etc.

Bal-A-Vis-X: Balance/auditory/vision rhythmic exercises demands cooperation, promotes self-challenge, and fosters peer teaching.

Medline: Exercise and physical fitness.

AnatomicallySpeaking.com Store: Posters, books, software, and tools for exercise professionals.


Medical Databases

Medline Plus: National Library of Medicine Health InformationHealth topics, drug information, dictionaries, directories, other resources.Search current medical research database (medical, exercise, nutrition) with summary

National Institutes of Health: NIH provides excellent consensus development statements on current medical and health issues and info.

Medical Resources: Medical dictionaries, database of articles, directories, libraries, etc.

Medline: National Library of Medicine. Search current medical research database (medical, exercise, nutrition) with summary.

HealthWorld: Topics are arranged in a user friendly small town theme.

Medline 2: National Library of Medicine. Search current medical research database (medical, exercise, nutrition) with summary

Sport Psychology & Sociology

AAASP: Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology

Social Psychology Reviews: Hawthorne effect, Rosenthal's Pygmalion effect of expectancy advantage, Placebos, Research Methods, etc.

Mind Tools: Sport psychology outline

Flow: Includes Mental States Diagram which plots challenge vs skill level.


Sports Medicine

emedicine Sports Medicine: Diagnosis testing and treatment information on orthopeadic injuries and sports medicine topics.

Physican's Neck and Back Clinic: chronic spine pain treatment outcome data in peer reviewed, professional medical journals.

Orthoteers: Orthopaedic Education Resource

EOrthopod: Orthopaedic patient education

The Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT)-the first hospital-based facility dedicated to the study of sports medicine in the country.

The Southern California Orthopedic Institute SCOI - offers informational resources on anatomy and orthopedic procedures for the education of the general public.

Dr. Pribut's Running Injuries: Running injuries, biomechanics, shoes, physiology, side stitches, strength training, etc.

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics: Online medical textbook on bones, joints, muscles, tendons, nerves, etc.

American College of Sports Medicine: ACSM research and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.

Why You Should Avoid Ice for a Sprained Ankle

Paradigm Shifts

Use of Ice: Post Acute Soft Tissue Injuries.

American College of Cardiology

Atrial Fibrillation in Competitive Athletes

Is Endurance Exercise Safe in AFib?

The Role of Exercise Training in Heart Failure

Exercise Training in Heart Failure: Practical Guidance

Exercise Intolerance in Heart Failure Patients


Sports Injury

The Coaches Guide to Bicipital Tendonitis (PDF)

Swimmers Shoulder

Prevention and Treatment of Swimmer's Shoulder

Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (PDF)


Running

Speed Endurance: Success in Track and Field...and Life

Training for Track Distance Events: Nick Radkewich, Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach at Endicott College.

Pose Running: Is it Appropriate for Sprinting? Can we become faster sprinters with the proper coaching and training?

Runner Triathlete News: Publication for runners, triathletes, and cyclists throughout the Southwestern USA.


Weight Loss

The Obesity Epidemic: Podcast Interview with Jennifer Shea

An Open Apology to All of My Weight Loss Clients: Huffington Post article

Differences between ketosis and ketoacidosis: Medical News Today

Tale of Two Mice: 5 part video presentation of the epigenome and environmental contaminants effects on obesity, cancer and aging.

Epigenetic Therapy: Aging, cancer, medical trials. A diet rich in foods that lowers inflammation.


Olympic Weightlifting

US Weightlifting: Olympic style weightlifting.

Cable Bar Guy: the late John Victor (JV) Askem's (Olympic style weightlifting coach) personal web site.

Go Heavy: Powerlifting & Olympic Weightlifting news, forums, training routines, articles, competition and meet database.

Mike's Gym: Regional Training Center for USA Weightlifting.


Children

The Overprotected American Child: Parents and communities are figuring out ways to give their children more independence

Benefits of Physical Activity in Schools

How Do Gross Motor Skills Affect Academics?: Physical activity and learning

Eurythmy – from Me to We: Education philoshopy at Waldorf schools in Germany


Organizations

ACSM: American College of Sports Medicine.

ACSM Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (PDF Book)

ACSM Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 10th Edition (PDF Book)

NSCA: National Strength and Conditioning Association.

NSCA Position Statements: Explosive exercise, squat, plyometrics, youth resistance training, female strength training.

NSCA Certification: National Strength and Conditioning Association Certification.

ACE: American Council on Exercise.

Correct Cues for Scapular Motion

IDEA: Virtual on-line library of exercise news, information, and research.

AFPA: American Fitness Professionals and Associates.

IFA: International Fitness Association.American Heart Association.

Exercise Standards for Testing and Training: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals

Resistance Exercise in Individuals With and Without Cardiovascular Disease

Shape America: Formally American Alliance for Health, Physical education, Recreation, and Dance.

Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute: strength training for older adults.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology: organization of exercise science professionals involved in fitness and health.

Punk Rope: Popular rope-jumping based class in US, offering workshops to fitness professionals.

America on the Move: Helping individuals and communities make positive health changes.

Healthy People Atlanta: Promotes health and well-being in the Atlanta's Metropolitain communities.

P.E.4Life: Grant money available for initiating, expanding, or improving physical education programming.

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: Government fitness publications and award programs.

Let's Move: America's move to raise a healthier Generation.


Weight Training

Genetics and Strength Training - Just How Different Are We?: How much control do we have over strength and hypertrophy outcomes?

Krista's Women's Weight Training: Training, eating, women stuff, workouts, links, crap list I & II, motivation, etc.

Testosterone.net: Includes Charles Poliquin's training principles article.

Strength and Conditioning Research: Reviews of literature.


Hormone Disruptors

Nova: Tale of Two Mice: 5 part video presentation of the agouti sisters and how environmental contaminants can cause epigenetic damage resulting in varying genetic expressions including obesity, aging, and disease.

PBS Front Line: Fooling with NatureConsumer Reports.

BPA in Canned Foods: Video

Plastic Ingredient: A new focus on plastic ingredient in bottles and cans.

Hormone Mimics: Endocrine Disruptors - They're in Our Food. Should We Worry?

The Pitch: Missouri biologist Frederick vom Saal and his team exposed the dangers of bisphenol A.

Environmental Working Group: Bisphenol A - Toxic Plastics Chemical in Canned Food.

Scientific America: Plastic (Not) Fantastic - Food Containers Leach a Potentially Harmful Chemical.

Science Daily: Endocrine Disruptors In Common Plastics Linked To Obesity Risk.

OurStolenFuture.org: BPA affects fibroblast conversion to adiposites - how plastics contribute to our obesity epidemic.

US Today: Everywhere chemicals in plastics alarm parents.

Eco Child's Play: Canned Food and BPA

Seattle Post Intelligencer: Are plastic bottles dangerous?

Endocrine/Estrogen Letter: Bisphenol A Concerns Survey (pdf)

WIT eLibrary: Bisphenol - a contamination of wastepaper, cellulose and recycled paper products.

Mindfully.org: Get Plastic Out Of Your Diet.


Dietary Fats

Foods that improve blood lipids: Fish and Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Also recommended: soybeans, canola, walnut and flaxseed, and their oils.

Reducing Fat in Cooked Ground Beef: Reduce high fat ground beef to only 45 Cal per ounce. (PDF)

Canola Oil Is Not Poison: Dr. Ornish says "Don’t believe the scary rumors about canola oil".


Swimming

Swimming Science Bulletin: by Professor Brent Rushall, PhD RPsy of San Diego State University.

Ultra-short Training: An ignored scientific component of sprint swimming training

Ultra-short Race-pace Training: Explains principles and benefits of USRPT

The Future of Swimming: "Myths and Science": What are and are not acceptable knowledge criteria for swimming coaches?

Basic Training Principles for Pre-pubertal Swimmers: Discussion of physiological, biomechanical, and psychological development of children in competitive swimming.

Swimming Training: Why high-intensity training is better than high-volume training: by Raphael Brandon, English Institute of Sport, Head of Strength & Conditioning.


Health

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy: Medical information

Orthopedic Injuries

Kevin MD: Your patient should get a health coach. Here’s why.

NBHWC: National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching

OSHA: Effective work ergonomics

Health on the Net Foundation: Medical and health information

Med Explorer: Free medical and health search engine for professional and consumers.

WebMD: Health has a Homepage; medical, fitness, nutrition, and emotional wellness, etc.

UpToDate for Patients: Learn more about a medical condition, better understand management and treatment options.

Drugwatch.com: Prescription and over-the-counter medication information.

Discovery Health: Medical, fitness, nutrition, weight management, etc.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Top source of info on chronic diseases, injuries, and prevention.

CDC Maps: Overweight & Obesity Trends in the US.

Department of Health and Human Services: Healthfinder links to online publications and databases on consumer health and medical information.

Type 2 Diabetes & Exercise: Exercise Causes Blood Sugar to Go Down—Most of the Time.

Dr John Day: Cardiologist site focusing on lifestyle changes for improved health.

Men's Health: Exercise Provides Help for Erectile Dysfunction

Blood tests: Find a nearby clinic that will test your blood with no medical exam or prescription required.

23andme: Decode DNA and track ancient lineage. Do you have the genetics for endurance?

Kinesis Myofascial Integration: Anatomy Trains maps the 'anatomy of connection'

Understanding the Mechanisms That Link Alcohol and Lower Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: Podcast interview with Kenneth Mukamal

The True Cost of Healthcare: Dr. David Belk's view on Healthcare Costs in the USA

Medscape: Importance of Attenuating Quadriceps Activation Deficits After Total Knee Arthroplasty


Anantomy

AnatomicallySpeaking.com: features over 600 anatomy images for your presentation or educational handout.

Life Science: 3D BodyParts Anatomography

Zygote Body: Explore a 3-D interactive representation of the Human Body.

Healthline BodyMap: Explore a 3-D interactive representation of the Human Body.

Gray's Anatomy: Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.

Human Anatomy On-Line: information and illustrates the human body by using animation.

Web Anatomy: University of Minnesota anatomy diagrams and online quizzes.

BBC Science: Human body interactive demos, games, and quizes

Howard Luks MD: Informative articles and videos on orthopedics.


Psychology

Neurobiological Effects of Physical Exercise: Wikipedia Article

Dr. Amen’s Brain Health Assessment: What does your brain type say about you?

Hawthorne Studies: Informal organization

Mere-exposure Effect: Wikipedia Article

Dunning–Kruger Effect: A cognitive bias in which unskilled individuals suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than is accurate.

Stanford Prison Experiment: Illustrates the social-psychological phenomenon (Lucifer Effect) that influences good people to engage in evil actions.

Social Cognitive Theory and Self-Efficacy: Review of literature by Frank Pajares, Emory University.

Why the #$%! Do We Swear?: Swearing may serve an important function in relieving pain.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: MBTI - Free online personality quiz.

Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator: RHETI - Free abbreviated online personality quiz

123 Test: Free psychology tests for Personality, IQ, Career, Work Roles, and Team Values.


Bodybuilding

Lou Ferrigno: Official website

Dave Draper: The Blonde Bomber's Iron Online.

Wanna Be Big: Bodybuilding articles, news, and forums.

Beauty Muscle: Pins of female athletes and women with muscle.


Sports Conditioning

The Importance of Training the Head and Neck: Mike Gittleson

Block Periodization in Sport Training: Presentation slides by Professor Vladimir Issurin, PhD.

The Truth About EMS Electronic Muscle Stimulation: Facts and Fallacies by Charlie Francis

Sports Scientist: Applies sports science concepts and insights to sports news and to the training and performance challenges of athletes.

Sports Coach: Coaching and training advice from a UK Athletics Senior Coach (UKA 4) for coaches, athletes and students.

Coaching Science Abstracts: Hundreds of sports training abstracts compiled by Brent S. Rushall, Ph.D., R.Psy. of San Diego State University.

Exercise Physiology: The Methods and Mechanisms Underlying Performance by Stephen Seiler.

How to Build Workouts: Derek Loudermilk, Coach specializing in cycling and endurance training.

Strength & Conditioning Program for Developing Young Athletes: Slide presentation by Darin Thomas (PDF)


Nutrition

Dr Berg: A wealth of informative videos on diet, nutrition, and health.

50 Secrets Food Manufacturers Don’t Tell You That Could Change the Way You Eat, Readers Digest

Suppversity: Nutrition and Exercise Science

Vitamin D Podcast: Vitamin D: The More We Know, the Less We Know.

Buy organic and low in Pesticide list: EWG's 2012 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

Food Politics: Insightful articles about the food, politics and policy.

Human Ancestors Were Nearly All Vegetarians: Paleolithic diets have become all the rage, but are they getting our ancestral diet all wrong?

Harvard School of Public Health, The Nutrition Source: Knowledge for Healthy Eating. Contrasts current research against USDA propaganda.

Nutritiondata.com: Includes information on fast foods and food additives, and provides some useful tools for analyzing your diet.

Interactive Menu Planner: National Institutes of Health.

Ask the Dietitian: A wealth of classical dietary and nutrition information.

Nutrition Action Healthletter: Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Web articles since March 1996.

National Council Against Health Fraud: Web articles since January 1993.

Sports Science Exchange: Gatorade Sports Science Institute.

FDA Consumer Magazine: Web articles since July 1995.

United States Department of Agriculture USDA Guidelines

Nutrition Database: Search nutrition online or set up to search your PDA or PocketPC.

Diet History Questionnaire: National Cancer Institute's comprehensive food frequency survey.

Meals for You: Recipes based on diet, taste, time, nutrition, health, and value.

ADA Exchange Lists

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Risks of over consumption.

Carbs & Fat: Friends After All: Debunking the idea of not eating carbs and fats in one meal.

Food Inc Movie: You'll never look at dinner the same way.

Eat Wild: Find local farmers that sell all-natural, delicious, grass-fed products.

Food Lab: University of Illinois online diet analysis.

Xylitol vs. Erythritol: Which Is the Healthier Sugar Substitute?

Dr Di Pasquale: Audio interview suggesting no carbohydrates in post-workout meal extends anabolic window.

AnatomicallySpeaking.com Store: books, charts, software, displays, and counseling tools for nutritionists.


Gut Bacteria

The Surprising Reason Americans Might be Obese, Anxious and Depressed: New research suggests the answer to a number of modern ailments may reside in our gut.

Some of My Best Friends Are Germs: New York Times article

Gut Bacteria Diversity Linked With Weight, Study Suggests: Huffington Post article


Supplements

Examine: Analysis of the scientific research on supplements and nutrition.

HMB Video Presentation: Effects of Beta-Hydroxy-Beta-Methylbutyrate on Skeletal Muscle Size and Strength Across Varying Levels of Age, Sex and Training Experience.

CSPInet: USP approval on vitamins pass of quality, strength and purity.

NutraSanus: Natural health, herbal, vitamin and nutritional supplements; non-commercial information.


Fitness

duvide Ropejumprope and Loopjumprope: Quality training jump ropes for the pro who likes it heavy.

Body-Fat Scale Review: Consumer Reports weighs in on the high-tech claims.

Grey Cook Movement book downloads: FMS Scoring Criteria, Verbal Instructions, Score Sheet, etc.

Funtional Movement: Functional Movement Screening.

Correctional exercise database: For less than perfect FMS scoring.

CSEP Screening Forms: PAR-Q and YOU, PARmed-X, and PARmed-X for Pregnancy.

Beep Test Cadence: 3.6 MB mp3 file from the Royal New South Wales Regiment.

Army Fitness Norm Charts: Scoring for push-up, sit-up, 2 mile run, and body weight.

Army's New Functional Fitness Tests: Challenging, gender-neutral tests focus on the fight.

CNN Article: Get in shape like a soldier: the Army's new fitness test.

AAPHER Youth Fitness Test Manual: 1976 Percentile Scores Based on Age.

Evaluation of the AAHPER Youth Fitness Test.

FitnessGram: Healthy Fitness Zone Charts.

Biosignature Sites: Poliquin C (2008) Meeting of the Minds Conference.

An Objective look at Biosignature Modulation: A critique of Biosignature Modulation.

Morphopedics: Joint Evaluation.

The Barbell Physio: How to build your own Functional Movement Screening Kit.

A-Fib.com: Is a Wrist-Worn Heart Rate Monitor Just as Good as a Chest Strap Monitor?


Cycling

Cycling Performance Tips: Knowledge is the key to improving your cycling performance.