Physical Education and Health Resources
Emphasis is on health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new threats. The CDC is one of the major operating components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about genetic diseases & conditions drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
Key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet--links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.
Nutrition and food safety information.
Drug Prevention site for young adults; contains drug facts, fact vs. fiction, hot topics. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the U. S. Department of Justice.
One of the nation's foremost authorities on healthcare.
The National Fitness Foundation is the only congressionally chartered nonprofit focused on health and fitness. The Foundation develops corporate partnerships to help expand youth sport participation in America. It is the official charity of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition.
A non-profit consumer health website that provides high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and The Ohio State University. Searchable databases on hundreds of health topics, health centers, reference library, ie. ADAM encyclopedia, clinical trials, Merck. Updated consistently with the most current information.
The primary mission of PE Central is "to assist teachers, parents, and others who work with youngsters to guide them in the process of becoming physically active and healthy for a lifetime."
Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) (formerly President's Challenge)The Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP), managed by the National Fitness Foundation, is the national model for fitness education and assessment in schools. The program was established in 2012 in order to promote health-related fitness and provide physical education programs with quality resources and tools to empower youth to be fit for life. The program provides schools with access to best practices and valuable resources.
Section of the Reader's Digest website that discusses healthy living. Contains various health tools, such as a BMI calculator and activity log/calorie counter.
Discusses teen issues regarding body, mind, sexual health, food & fitness, recipes, drugs & alcohol, diseases & conditions, infections, school and jobs and staying safe.
NIH is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases.
Alphabetical listing of drugs with facts concerning each; searchable database of drug side effects, dosages, uses, and interactions.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
WebMDProvides valuable health information, tools for managing health, and support to those who seek information--blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication.
Yoga poses and techniques for those new to yoga. PE Central