Websites

Websites

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Chapter 1

The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
www.fitness.gov

National Association for Health and Fitness
www.physicalfitness.org

Certification Sites

National Strength and Conditioning Association
www.nsca-lift.org

American College of Sports Medicine
www.acsm.org

NASPE Guidelines
http://www.shapeamerica.org/publications/resources/teachingtools/qualitype/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=5336

American Society of Exercise Physiologists
www.asep.org

The Scientific Method
http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node5.html

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Chapter 2

Muscles
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/M/Muscles.html

Muscle Physiology—Myofilament Structure
http://muscle.ucsd.edu/musintro/fibril.shtml

Sliding Filament Model
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/M/Muscles.html

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Chapter 3

Biological Energy Conversion, Review of Anaerobic Metabolism
http://www.life.uiuc.edu/crofts/bioph354/lect2.html

Glycolysis and Krebs Cycle
http://www.uic.edu/classes/bios/bios100/lecturesf04am/lect12.htm

Electron Transport System
http://faculty.nl.edu/jste/electron_transport_system.htm

Cycling Performance Tips, basic physiology, cell energy metabolism
http://www.cptips.com/

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Chapter 4

The Peripheral Nervous System, Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/P/PNS.html

The Nervous System
www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobooknerv.html

The Autonomic Nervous System
www.ndrf.org/ans.html

Neurons
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/N/Neurons.html

Electromyography Fundamentals
http://moon.ouhsc.edu/dthompso/pk/emg/emg.htm

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Chapter 5

Cardiovascular System
http://www.innerbody.com/image/cardov.html

The Heart.Org Cardiology Online
http://www.theheart.org

AACVPR—American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
http://www.aacvpr.org

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Chapter 6

AACVPR—American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
http://www.aacvpr.org

National Jewish Health
http://www.nationaljewish.org

American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/copd.html

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Chapter 7

Endocrine System (Hormones) Topics
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/endocrinesystem.html

Endocrine System
www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/Biobk/BioBookENDOCR.html

The Pituitary Foundation
www.pituitary.org.uk/

Growth Hormone
http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/endocrine/hypopit/gh.html

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Chapter 8

The Immune System
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/immuneSystem/Pages/default.aspx

The Anatomy of the ImmuneSystem: Nonspecific Inflammatory Response
www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/inflammatory.html

Antibody Production
www.cellsalive.com/antibody.htm

Upper Respiratory Infection
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1320353/pdf/jathtrain00016-0058.pdf

Comprehensive AIDS and HIV Information
www.thebody.com

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Chapter 9

Physical Activity and Health, Women
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/women.htm

Your Guide to Physical Activity andYour Heart
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/resources/heart/obesity-physical-active-guide

Physical Activity and Weight Control
www.niddk.nih.gov/healthinformation/health-topics/weight-control/better-health/Pages/better-health-and-youtips-for-adults.aspx

Obesity Society
www.obesity.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation
www.nof.org

Exercise During Pregnancy
www.aafp.org/afp/
https://www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/exerciseduringpregnancy.pdf

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Chapter 10

Physical Activity and Health Executive Summary
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/sgr.htm

Physical Activity and Fitness
Healthy People 2020
http://www.health.gov/our-work/healthy-people

Sports Coach—VO2 max
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/vo2max.htm

Anaerobic Threshold
www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/anaerobic.threshold.html

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

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Chapter 11

Physical Factors Behind the Action Potential
http://psych.hanover.edu/Krantz/neural/actionpotential.html

Strength Training
www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/strengthtraining.html

Exercise Prescription
www.exrx.net

USA Weightlifting
www.teamusa.org/USA-Weightlifting

The Physician and Sports Medicine
Strength Training for Females
www.stumptuous.com/ebben.html

Plyometrics
www.brianmac.co.uk/plymo.htm

Concurrent Resistance and Endurance Training
http://jap.physiology.org/content/abstract/85/2/695
http://collegesportsscholarships.com/home-gym-aerobicresistance.htm

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Chapter 12

Types of Stretching
http://people.bath.ac.uk/masrjb/Stretch/stretching_4.html

Stretching and Flexibility
www.exrx.net/ExInfo/Stretching.html

PNF Stretching
www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/pnfstretching.html

Flexibility Basics
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/flexibility/a/aa040703a.htm

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Chapter 13

Speed Training
www.brianmac.co.uk/speed.htm

USA Track and Field
www.usatf.org

Sprint Training for Developing Athletes
www.oztrack.com/devsp.html

The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
www.fitness.gov

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Chapter 14

Fatigue in Exercise
http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/coachsci/csa/vol65/table.htm

Neuromuscular Research Center
http://nmrc.bu.edu

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Chapter 15

Nutrition Information
www.choosemyplate.gov

Food and Nutrition Information Center
http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
www.eatright.org

Vitamins and Nutrition Center
www.vitamins-nutrition.org
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/vitamins.html

Sports Nutrition
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/sportsnutrition

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Chapter 16

NIDA Research Report—Steroid Abuse and Addiction
www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/anabolic-steroid-abuse/letter-director

Creatine Supplementation
www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/creatine.html

Sports Science Creatine Review
http://sportsci.org/traintech/creatine/rbk.html

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency
www.usada.org

NCAA Drug Testing
www.ncaa.org/health-and-safety/policy/drug-testing

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Chapter 17

Environmental Physiology Lab
www.mayo.edu/research/labs/human-integrative-environmental-physiology

Athletes and Fluid Replacement
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/hydrationandfluid/

The High Altitude Medicine Guide
www.high-altitude-medicine.com

Outdoor Action Guide to High Altitude: Acclimatization and Illness
www.princeton.edu/~oa/safety/altitude.html

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Chapter 18

Physical Fitness and Activity in Schools
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/105/5/1156

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org

ACSM Current Comment—Preseason Conditioning for Young Athletes
www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/preseasonconditioning.pdf

Weight Training for Children and Adolescents
http://weighttraining.about.com/od/weighttrainingforgroups/a/0408weightskids.htm

Strength Training for Children
www.issaonline.edu/blog/index.cfm/2011/6/1/Strength-Training-for-Children-a-reviewof-research-literature
http://www.protraineronline.com/past/jun1_01/children.cfm

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Chapter 19

International Society for Aging and Physical Activity
www.humankinetics.com/ICAPA

Huffington Center on Aging: Geriatric Education and Research
www.bcm.edu/centers/huffington-center-on-aging/

Cardiovascular Response to Exercise
http://courses.washington.edu/conj/heart/exercise.htm

Physical Fitness and Older Adults
www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/older_adults/index.htm

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