Health, Wellness and Physical Fitness Resources

 

       

 

 

Websites

 

HEALTH RELATED:

 

American Cancer Society                                                http://www.cancer.org

American Heart Association                                            http://www.americanheart.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention                    http://www.cdc.gov

National Institutes of Health                                             http://www.nih.gov/

National Women’s Health Information Center                 http://www.4woman.gov/ 

Healthier US                                                                    http://www.healthierus.gov/

 

NUTRITION RELATED:

 

Consumer Lab                                                                 http://www.consumerlab.com/

Consumer Reports Health & Fitness Products Ratings     http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/health-fitness/index.htm

FitDay Free Diet and Weight Loss Journal                      http://www.fitday.com/

Fruits and Veggies Matter (replaces 5aDay)                    http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/index.html

Nutrition Analysis Tools and System                                http://nat.crgq.com/

United States Department of Agriculture                         http://www.usda.gov

 

FITNESS RELATED:

 

American College of Sports Medicine                               http://www.acsm.org

American Council on Exercise                                          http://www.acefitness.org/getcertified/

President’s Council of Physical Fitness and Sports           http://fitness.gov/

Runner’s World Magazine                                                 http://www.runnersworld.com/

National Strength and Conditioning Assoc.                       http://www.nsca-lift.org/

 

 

CCCCD Databases:

These electronic databases, indexes and abstracts are available through the CCCCD library homepage at http://www.ccccd.edu/cs/lrc/lrc.html .   These resources can be valuable sources of information related to health, wellness, and physical fitness.

 

Alt Health Watch  

Access on-campus Access from home

   Includes Full-text
   1990-present
   Newsletters, academic and peer reviewed journals, brochures, magazines
   Use for: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Consumer Health

 

Consumer Health Complete  

Access on-campus Access from home

   Includes Full-text
  Updated regularly
   Encyclopedias, reference book articles, pamphlets, health news, drug and herb information,
   alternative health sources
   Use for: Consumer Health, Patient Education, Complementary and Alternative Medicine

 

Health & Wellness Resource Center  

Access on-campus Access from home

   Includes Full-text
  Updated regularly
   Encyclopedias, reference book articles, pamphlets, health news, drug and herb information,
   alternative health sources, web resources
   Use for: Consumer Health, Patient Education, Complementary and Alternative Medicine

 

Health Reference Center-Academic

Access on-campus Access from home

   Includes Full-text
   Encyclopedias, reference book articles, pamphlets, health news, drug and herb information,
   alternative health sources
   Use for: Consumer Health, Patient Education, Complementary and Alternative Medicine

 

Health Source: Consumer Edition  

Access on-campus Access from home

  Includes Full-text
   Book articles, pamphlets, drug and herb information, peer reviewed journals, magazines
  alternative health sources
   Use for: Consumer Health, General Health Information

 

MedlinePlus

Access on-campus Access from home

   Includes Full-text
   Updated regularly
   Comprehensive consumer health information, tutorials, videos, drug information, medical encyclopedia
   Use for: Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, General Health Information, Consumer Health
*includes some information in Spanish

 

Circulating Materials in the CPC Library:

 

ACSM Fitness Book – GV481 .A322 2003

(The) Complete Home Wellness Handbook : home remedies, prevention, self care – RC81 .S9685 2001

Consumer Health Information Source Book – RA766 .R35 2003

Dietetics : practice and future trends – RM217 .D543 2003

Essentials of Health and Wellness – RA777 .R63 2005

Fat Burning Walk, 4 miles [DVD videorecording] – RA781.65 .F28 2004dvd

Fit and Female : the perfect fitness and nutrition game plan for your unique body type – RA781.6 .C66 2006

Fitness for Dummies – RA781 .S34 2005

Fitness Swimming : lifetime programs GV837 .M393 1985

Health and Wellness – R776 .E355 2004

Health Promotion : mobilizing strengths to enhance health, wellness and well-being – RA427.8 .L43 2006

Keep the Connection : choices for a better body and a healthier life – GV481 .G744 1999

Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody – RA781 .M38 2005

(The) No Sweat Exercise Plan : lose weight, get healthy, and live longer – RA781 .S5647 2006

Physical Fitness and Wellness : changing the way you look, feel, and perform – RA781 .G799 2004

Robert Wolff’s Book of Great Workouts : everything you need to know to vary your routine and keep you motivated – GV481 .W655 2001

Sports and Exercise Nutrition – TX361 .A8M38 2005

Walking [cd sound recording] [the ultimate exercise for optimum health] – RA781.65 .W45 2006ab

Weight Training for Strength and Fitness GV546 .S55 1992

Williams Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy – RM216 .S358 2007

Women’s Health Concerns Sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the medical and mental concerns of women – RA778 .W7543 2004