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Kinesiology & Health Promotion

Relevant Websites for Kinesiology and Health Promotion

There are countless online resources related to kinesiology. The following list is a small offering of regularly updated websites that may provide additional subject information, datasets, job opportunities, and other necessary resources for Kinesiology and Health Promotion students at CPP.


Access2Science
The Access2Science web site provides articles and links on accessibility of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Its purpose is to provide practical information to people with print disabilities and to their friends, parents, and teachers.

H.J. Lutcher Stark Center
A research center at The University of Texas at Austin dedicated to acquiring and providing access to archival materials in the fields of physical culture and sports. Browse their collections, check out their publicly-accessible finding aids, and explore their digital library.

Khan Academy Health and Medicine Resources
An open-access introductory guide to prepare students to study health and medicine.

LA84 Foundation™ Digital Library
The LA84 Foundation Sports Library houses one of the world's most comprehensive collections of sports information. Search their digital library collection for more information.

National Institue of Health (NIH)
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.

NCAA Playing Rules
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes.

NNLM Health Sciences Subject Primers
Network of the National Library of Medicine offers subject primers for multiple disciplines including epidemiology, nutritional science, and bioinformatics. Some of the other links present throughout this page were originally recognized in these simple yet comprehensive guides.

PLOS Resources
PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Research peer-reviewed journals, submit articles, and more.

 

Institutions and Science Centers

 

Professional Organizations

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
The AAAS seeks to "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people."

American College of Sports Medicine ® (ACSM)
The American College of Sports Medicine advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
A national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
AWIS is a global network that inspires bold leadership, research, and solutions that advance women in STEM, spark innovation, promote organizational success, and drive systemic change.

Black Professionals in STEM (BPS)
BPS brings together people in fields such as Science, Tech, Engineering, and Mathematics by fostering community, promoting civic engagement, and supporting professional development. We are passionate about helping people of color create thriving networks as well as connecting them to new opportunities.

California Association for Professional Scientists (CAPS)
CAPS is an organization of scientific civil servants who protect public health, the environment, and California’s natural resources.

Latinas in STEM
Our mission is to inspire and empower Latinas to pursue, thrive and advance in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields.

SHAPE America
Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America, formerly the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (AAHPERD), serves as the voice for 200,000+ health and physical education professionals across the United States. The organization’s extensive community includes a diverse membership of health and physical educators, as well as advocates, supporters, and 50+ state affiliate organizations.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
An inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
SASE is dedicated to the advancement of Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can achieve their full career potential. In addition to professional development, SASE also encourages members to contribute to the enhancement of the communities in which they live.