A variety of fitness and sports nutrition topics and resources from organizations and institutes that specialize in sports medicine and exercise science research. Also check out:
Fitness and Sports NutritionPhysical Activity Resources for Health Professionals
DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Includes recommendations and guidelines, facts sheets, press releases, and more.
Physical Activity Improves Quality of Life
American Heart Association.
Describes the health benefits of physical activity and provides a chart on calories used during various activities.
Toolkit for Nutrition and Fitness through Service-Learning (PDF | 957 KB)
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Wisconsin Team Nutrition Program.
Toolkit to help schools implement service-learning projects that promote healthy eating and physical activity.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American College of Sports Medicine
National Physical Activity Plan
U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.
A comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population, and thereby improve health, prevent disease and disability, and enhance quality of life.