Kinesiology, Health Education, & Athletic Training (Web Resources)

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Kinesiology, Health Education, and Athletic Training Web Resources

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The Web has a variety of sites useful to the Health Education, Physical Education, and Athletic Training student. Here are just a few recommended ones:

  • AAHPERD: Alliance For Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
    AAHPERD is an alliance of five national associations, six district associations, and a research consortium which support healthy lifestyles through high quality programs.
  • Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer
    The Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) sets the standards for the practice of athletic training. The BOC is the only accredited certifying body for Athletic Trainers in the US.
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
    The CAATE is the agency responsible for the accreditation of professional (entry-level) Athletic Training educational programs in the United States. They work with other organizations to collaboratively develop the Standards for Entry-Level Athletic Training Educational Programs.
  • Indiana University Resources For School Health Educators
    This website from Indiana University's Indiana Prevention Resource Center, offers links to a variety of subjects such as alcohol education, tobacco education, and violence prevention.
  • National Athletics Trainers' Association
    The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession.
  • National Sports Journalism Center
    The Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center is the most comprehensive institute for the study of sports journalism in America. IU’s sports journalism center provides a forum for discussion of the major sports media issues of the day. The center also engages in research projects that illuminate trends and issues in the sports media world.
  • SI Vault
    "Search, review, and read (free!) more than 54 years of Sports Illustrated content including full text stories, images (including covers), video, and more." (ResourceShelf)
  • Sportscience
    Professor Will Hopkins of AUT University in Auckland has been working in the world of sport science for decades, and his website is a crucial resource for people interested in such matters. The Sportscience website features a peer-reviewed journal, information about sport science research methodologies, and thematic areas on sports medicine, sport nutrition, and statistics. On the right-hand side of the site's homepage, visitors can look over the "Articles/Slideshows" area for helpful pieces on controlled trials, assessing athletes, and sample-size estimation. Moving back to the journal, visitors have access to all of the past issues, and they can take advantage of the sophisticated search engine to look for specific materials. Finally, visitors to the site will also want to sign up to join the email list. Copyright 2010 Internet Scout Report.
  • TeensHealth
    The non-profit health organization Nemours has developed a website that is just for teens and their health issues. The health issues covered on the site include growth and emotions, as well as other bodily health issues. The categories of health issues that are covered include "Food & Fitness", "Infections", "School & Jobs", and "Mind". On the homepage visitors will find several colorful boxes with different themes, such as "Hot Topics", "Expert Answers On...", a "Quiz", and "Featured Articles". Some of the "Featured Articles" are on golf safety tips, strength training, and smart snacking. The current "Quiz" question is about insomnia, and once the question is answered, visitors can click "Find Out More" and read about (or listen to) information on nine different sleep problems facing teens. Copyright 2010 Internet Scout Report.

The Kinesiology, Health Education, & Athletic Training Research Guide is maintained by Jennifer Smith. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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