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Fitness and Sports Nutrition

A variety of fitness and sports nutrition topics and resources from organizations and institutes that specialize in sports medicine and exercise science research.

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Systematic reviews of physical activity interventions to improve health and prevent disease in communities. Includes campaigns and informational approaches, behavioral and social approaches and environmental and policy approaches.

Michigan State University. Michigan State University Extension. 4-H Youth Development.

Research-based curriculum for use with kids aged 8 to 11 (grades 3 to 5) with "Jiff the Joey" to set the stage for each of the seven "Kangaroo Jumps" or sessions.

America on the Move Foundation.

Physical activity and healthy eating national initiative and program with goal for increasing steps and cutting back calories to prevent weight gain.

DHHS. CDC. National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Topics provide information about the importance of physical activity and how to make it an enjoyable part of life.

DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Information on exercise for larger people, focusing on exercise safety and health benefits. Also in PDF|3.24 MB.