Websites

Chapter 1

The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: http://www.fitness.gov
National Association for Health and Fitness: http://www.physicalfitness.org
National Association for Sport and Physical Education: http://www.aahperd.org/naspe
American College of Sports Medicine: http://www.acsm.org
National Strength and Conditioning Association: http://www.nsca-lift.org
American Society of Exercise Physiologists: http://www.asep.org
The Scientific Method: http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node5.html

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

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/

Chapter 4

The Peripheral Nervous System, Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/P/PNS.html
The Nervous System: http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookNERV.html#Nervous%20Systems
Neurons: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/N/Neurons.html
North American Congress on Biomechanics: http://www.nacob2008.org
Electromyography Fundamentals: http://moon.ouhsc.edu/dthompso/pk/emg/emg.htm
Neurohaven—EMG: http://www.neurohaven.com/emg1.htm

Chapter 5

Cardiovascular System: http://www.innerbody.com/image/cardov.html
American Heart Association: http://www.americanheart.org
The Heart.Org Cardiology Online: http://www.theheart.org
AACVPR—American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: http://www.aacvpr.org

Chapter 6

AACVPR—American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: http://www.aacvpr.org
National Jewish Medical and Research Center: http://www.njc.org
American Lung Association: http://www.lungusa.org
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/copdchronicobstructivepulmonarydisease.html

Chapter 7

Endocrine System (Hormones) Topics: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/endocrinesystemhormones.html
Endocrine System: http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookENDOCR.html
Endocrine System: http://faculty.clintoncc.suny.edu/faculty/Michael.Gregory/files/Bio%20102/Bio%20102%20lectures/Endocrine%20System/endocrin.htm
The Pituitary Foundation: http://www.pituitary.org.uk/
Growth Hormone: http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/endocrine/hypopit/gh.html

Chapter 8

The Immune System: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/immuneSystem/Pages/whatIsImmuneSystem.aspx
Antibody Production: http://www.cellsalive.com/antibody.htm
Comprehensive AIDS and HIV Information: http://www.thebody.com

Chapter 9

Physical Activity and Health, Women: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/women.htm
Physical Activity and Weight Control: http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/physical.htm
American Obesity Association Homepage: http://www.obesity.org
National Osteoporosis Foundation: http://www.nof.org

Chapter 10

Physical Activity and Health Executive Summary: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/sgr.htm
Physical Activity and Fitness: Healthy People 2020: http://www.health.gov/healthypeople/default.htm
Sports Coach—V•O2 max: http://www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/vo2max.htm
Anaerobic Threshold: http://www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/anaerobic.threshold.html
Gatorade Sports Science Institute: http://www.gssiweb.com

Chapter 11

Physical Factors Behind the Action Potential: http://psych.hanover.edu/Krantz/neural/actionpotential.html
Strength Training: http://www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/strengthtrainingprograms.html
Plyometrics: http://www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/plymo.htm
Concurrent Resistance and Endurance Training: http://jap.physiology.org/cgi/content/abstract/85/2/695

Chapter 12

Types of Stretching: http://www.bath.ac.uk/~masrjb/Stretch/stretching_4.html
Stretching and Flexibility: http://www.exrx.net/ExInfo/Stretching.html
PNF Stretching: http://www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/pnfstretching.html
Flexibility Basics: http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/flexibility/a/aa040703a.htm

Chapter 13

Speed Training: http://www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/speed.htm
USA Track and Field: http://www.usatf.org
Sprint Training for Developing Athletes: http://www.oztrack.com/devsp.html
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: http://www.fitness.gov

Chapter 14

Fatigue in Exercise: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/coachsci/csa/vol65/table.htm
Neuromuscular Research Center: http://nmrc.bu.edu

Chapter 15

Food and Nutrition Information Center: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/
American Dietetic Association: http://www.eatright.org
Vitamins and Minerals: http://www.foundhealth.com/vitamins and http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/vitamins.html
Sports Nutrition: http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/sportsnutrition/sports_nutrition.htm

Chapter 16

The Physician and Sports Medicine: Ergogenic Aids: http://www.physsportsmed.com/issues/1997/04apr/eichner.htm
NIDA Research Report—Steroid Abuse and Addiction: http://www.nida.nih.gov/ResearchReports/Steroids/AnabolicSteroids.html
Creatine Supplementation: http://www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/creatine.html
Sports Science Creatine Review: http://www.sportsci.org/traintech/creatine/rbk.html
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: http://www.usantidoping.org
NCAA Drug Testing: http://www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/ncaahome?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/ncaa/NCAA/Legislation+and+Governance/Eligibility+and+Recruiting/Drug+Testing/drug_testing.html

Chapter 17

Environmental Physiology Lab: http://fas.sfu.ca/epu/
Temperature and Performance: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/coachsci/csa/vol36/table.htm
Athletes and Fluid Replacement: http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/hydrationandfluid/
The High Altitude Medicine Guide: http://www.high-altitude-medicine.com
OA Guide to High Altitude: Acclimatization and Illness: http://www.princeton.edu/~oa/safety/altitude.html

Chapter 18

Physical Fitness and Activity in Schools: http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;105/5/1156
American Academy of Pediatrics: http://www.aap.org
ACSM Current Comment—Preseason Conditioning for Young Athletes: http://www.acsm.org/health+fitness/pdf/currentcomments/Preseas.pdf
Strength Training for Children and Adolescents: http://weighttraining.about.com/od/weighttrainingforgroups/a/0408weightskids.htm
Strength Training for Children: http://www.protraineronline.com/past/jun1_01/children.cfm

Chapter 19

International Society for Aging and Physical Activity: http://www.isapa.org
Physical Fitness and Senior Citizens: http://seniors-site.com/sports/fitness.html

Chapter 20

Female Athlete Triad: eMedicine Sports Medicine: http://www.emedicine.medscape.com/article/89260-overview
Exercise During Pregnancy: http://www.aafp.org/afp/980415ap/wang.html
The Physician and Sports Medicine: Strength Training for Females: http://www.stumptuous.com/ebben.html