Contact Information
last updated: 10/3/2012

Kinesiology & Physical Education

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Professional organization that provides continuing education for othropaedic surgeons. Publishers of the JAAOS and more.
  • Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles - The AAF supports a wide array of youth sports programming. The AAF conducts youth sports and coaching education programs, and also provides grants to youth sports organizations in southern California. 
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) - An alliance of five national associations and six district associations involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, health promotion, and education and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle, AAHPERD is also the publisher of JOPERD.
  • American College of Sports Medicine - Largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. Provides certification, continuing education opportunities, research grants, and more. 
  • American Council on Exercise - Largest nonprofit fitness certification and education provider in the world. Providers of the ACE certification exams which are standardized, broad-based tests of the knowledge necessary to safely and effectively instruct one on one, lead group exercise, and consult on lifestyle and weight-management issues.
  • American Diabetes Association - Funds research and publishes scientific findings with the goal of preventing and curing diabetes. Provides information and services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public.
  • American Medical Association - Professional association that provides news, professional resources, continuing education opportunities and more.
  • American Running and Fitness Association - Their website provides articles, links, and resources pertaining to running specifically and health in general.
  • Australian National Sport Information Centre - Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system.
  • Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) - National, charitable, voluntary-sector organization whose primary concern is to influence the healthy development of children and youth by advocating for quality, school-based physical and health education.
  • Centers for Disease Control - Government website with a wealth of statistics, research, and consumer-level information on a variety of health topics.
  • Human Kinetics - Publishers of respected book and professional journals on sports, exercise, sports medicine, rehabilitation, and more.
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) - NASPE is a non-profit professional membership association that sets the standard for practice in physical education and sport.
  • National Association of Governor's Councils on Physical Fitness and Sports - NAHF was founded in 1977 by staff of the President's Council on Physical Fitness. Web site contains links to state councils, newsletters, programs, and more.
  • National Athletic Trainer's Association - Professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Web site contains information for members, public, students, and more.
  • National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA) - NCPPA is a partnership of public, private, and industry efforts with the goal to bring more Americans to lead more physically active lifestyles. Web site contains newsletters, resources, and many other links.
  • National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) - NIRSA's mission is to provide for the education and development of professional and student members with an emphasis on diverse populations.
  • Scholarly Sports Sites: A Subject Directory - Complilation of websites which assists the serious sports researcher, kinesiology librarian, sport information specialist, college/university student and faculty in their search for information.
  • Sportquest - Information on Sports, Statistics and Results, Sports Training, Sport Medicine, Sport Science, and Physical Education


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last updated: 10/3/2012