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Exercise Science Research Guide

Discover research tools to help you find articles, books, and other resources related to exercise science!

Websites

American College of Sports Medicine

"From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, our association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives."

CDC Wonder
A menu-driven database that allows users to create queries, reports, charts, and maps of data covering mortality (deaths) and natality (births), cancer incidence, HIV and AIDS, behavioral risk factors, diabetes, and other public health topics.

Electronic Orange Book
This site from the FDA lets you search for generic equivalents of drugs by active ingredient, proprietary name, applicant holder, application number, and patent.

Healthfinder
Contains information on topics related to health, various organizations, health care, health news, and much more.

Choose My Plate
Released in 2011 this is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's replacement of the original food pyramid nutrition education guidelines. Provides dietary guidelines, tips and resources, information for professionals, and more.

National Athletic Trainers' Association

"The professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession."

Nutrition.gov
Provides links to websites dealing with nutrition.  Information is organized by population type (infants, women, vegetarians, etc), by audience, and by subject.  Also has a search option.

USDA Food Composition Databases

Provides you with data on the nutrients contained in many foods, from fruits and vegetables to meats to frozen dinners.  Also includes information on a few of the popular fast food chains.

Visible Body
Free online fully interactive, 3D human anatomy model.

WebMD
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.

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