Sports and Exercise Nutrition

Physical Activity Guidelines image Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, this guide can help you fit physical activity into your life, your way.

Image of Active at Any Size

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.

Do You Believe Any of These Myths? (PDF | 62 KB)

Delaware Cooperative Extension.

Learn about food and exercise myths.

Playing basketball Feeding Your Child Athlete

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth for Parents.

Geared to parents of kids involved in sports. Discusses nutritional needs of young athletes and covers other topics such as fluid needs and pressures kids face that can lead to unhealthy eating practices.

Iron: A Nutrient of Special Concern for Athletes

Learn about the importance of iron to athletes especially for female runners.

MedlinePlus: Sports Fitness

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides access to news and information on sports and fitness including nutrition-related topics.

Beginning a Weight Training Program

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Discusses the benefits of weight training and gives an overview of what to consider before starting to weight train.