PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SPORTS STUDIES, AND
ATHLETIC TRAINING

Other Online Resources


Physical Education Resources

AAHPERD - Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
AAHPERD is a non-profit, educational organization whose mission is to promote and support creative and healthy lifestyles through high quality programs in health, physical education, recreation and dance.

PE Central
PE Central provides the latest information about instructionally appropriate physical education practices and programs.

Physical Education Lesson Plans
Educators in physical education can post and exchange class lessons here.

Sports Studies Resources

Sportquest (via SIRC)
Sport, fitness, and sports medicine information.

Athletic Training Resources

Athletic Injury Digital Image Library
Developed for use by students of athletic training, this site includes digital images of athletic injuries, including x-rays, MRIs, CAT scans, and actual pictures. This site is maintained by the Department of Kinesiology/Athletic Training at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Athletic Injury Digital Video Library
Intended for students of athletic training, or anyone interested in athletic injuries, this site provides video clips of "mechanisms of injury" (as the injuries are actually occurring). This site is maintained by the Department of Kinesiology/Athletic Training at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Entrez: The Life Sciences Search Engine

Free Over Internet
This wonderful search engine searches a full text journal collection called PubMed Central and an online E-books collection. In addition, it also searches PubMed and other life sciences resources. Whereas Medline via PubMed does not contain many full-text articles, PubMed Central does. A great place to start looking for medical and life-science e-books and articles.

National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
This site is sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. In addition to other target audiences, it has a special section for both current and potential athletic training students that provides information on certification, employment, continuing education, etc.

Nutrition Resources

NutritionData
Provides nutritional analyses and generates labels that list nutrition facts for a large number of individual foods and user-generated recipes as well as data on many popular fast-food restaurant foods.

Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection
This University of Illinois Extension site emphasizes the importance of optimal nutrition to successful athletic competition. Content is presented in four main sections: "Don't Let Your Diet Let you Down," "The PreGame Meal Planner," "Keeping Energy Levels Up," and "Keeping Fluid Levels Up."

Last updated October 6, 2011