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Kinesiology Internet Resources

Jodee Tennyson

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Joshua Wallace
Instruction Librarian - Office 110A
phone: 254-968-9455

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Kinesiology Subcategories

General Health - Highly recommended web site for general health questions. This web site is reviewed by the physicians and researchers at the Mayo Clinic for correct consumer-oriented information. - Excellent medical dictionary and prescription drug information.

MedLinePlus - Excellent source for information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

TEKS for Health Education - Requirements for public school health education in Texas.

WebMD - excellent commercial database for general health information.

Yahoo! Health - a search engine for health.


Exercise and Fitness - from MedLinePlus.

Shape Up America! - directed by physicians and scientists that aims to educate the public about fitness; includes a body fat lab.


Physical Education

American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance - largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, health promotion, recreation, dance, and education.

(E)essential Links to Sports - "One stop shopping" for almost any kind of sport.

National Association of Sports Officials - includes links to sports sites and various sports associations.

PE Central - lesson plans and ideas for K-12 physical education teachers.

Sports Media - is an interactive international PE Curricular Web site dedicated to providing lesson plans, tips, drills, activities and other teaching aids for the physical education teacher.

TAHPERD - Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

TEKS for Physical Education - Curriculum requirements for public school physical education for the state of Texas.

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

American College of Sports Medicine - The College educates and certifies sports medicine professionals. Their web site includes educational pamphlets, new developments, and job listings.

Cooper Institute - dedicated to advancing the understanding of the relationship between living habits and health and to providing leadership in implementing these concepts to enhance the physical and emotional well-being of individuals.

National Athletic Trainers' Association - includes links to jobs, journals and other information for trainers.

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) - results of federally funded research projects. NARIC's literature collection, which also includes commercially published books, journal articles, and audiovisuals, averages around 200 new documents per month.

Sports Injuries from MedLinePlus - Information links to various associations and societies.