Wellness, Exercise & Safety
Health and Physical Education section. A comprehensive database of reviewed
sites which are useful for K-12 teachers, students, parents, or librarians.
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
Scroll down for much information on bicycle helmet safety including
research, statistics, laws, standards and much more from the helmet
advocacy program of the Washington Area Bicycle Association in Virginia.
Body Image, Eating Right, Feeling Fit, Eating Disorders, Nutrition
Guide, Sports and Fitness Links from Girl Power.
Safety for Kids and Teens
Designed to take the mystery out of childhood illness, infection,
surgery, feelings, behavior, fitness, development, and the dozens
of other topics affecting the health of children.
Council: Fact Sheet Library
Many factsheets on safety related to health at home and work, road
travel, school buses, agriculture and the environment.
From the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, this site includes
information on exercise, nutrition, obesity, diabetes, blood pressure
Teen Health & Wellness
Provides students with comprehensive support and self-help tools on topics including
diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family
life, and more.
Tips for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity For You
A reprint of a brochure aimed at 9-15 year olds cosponsored by the
American Dietetic Association and the President’s Council on
Physical Fitness and Sports.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
In the Library section, select Consumer Product-Related Statistics
for safety reports including injury statistics on amusement parks,
trampolines, children’s crayons and more. Select 4Kids section for
information on playground safety, scooters, bicycle helmets, etc.
Exercise is Cool
Examines the many benefits of exercise for our bodies and minds –
and much more provided by medical experts of the Nemours Foundation.
Section on illnesses and injuries, includes a variety of insect bites.
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