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PROMOTION OF HEALTH AND PHYSICAL FITNESS-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Revised January 23, 2001
See also:
Health

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT FITNESS

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.15
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
Lamb, David R. " Physical Fitness" v. 15 .

BROWSING GUIDE 613's
See our guide,  Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

 .04  Promotion of Health of Specific sex and age
 .1   Environmental Factors
 .2.  Dietetics
 .4   Personal Cleanliness and Related Topics
.5  Artificial Environments
.6  Special Topics of Health and Safety
.7  Physical Fitness and Exercise
.8  Substance Abuse (Drug abuse)
.9  Birth Control (Reproductive Technology, 

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
Physical Fitness 
Bodybuilding 
Circuit training 
Muscle strength 
Physical fitness for children
Physical fitness for men 
Physical fitness for the aged 
Exercise--Audio-visual aids 
Exercise--Equipment and supplies
Exercise for pregnant women
Exercise--Physiological aspects
Exercise--Psychological aspects
Physical therapy for children
Physical therapy
Occupational therapy 
Exercise 
Abdominal exercises 
Aerobic exercises 
Aquatic exercises 
Breathing exercises
Calisthenics 
Ch`i kung 
Circuit training 
Exercise therapy 
Gymnastics 
Stretching exercises 
Diet 
Reducing diets
Vegetarianism 
Diet--Adverse effects 
Diet and disease 
Diet in disease 
Diet therapy 
Diet in disease 
Dietary Supplements 
Fitness walking
Isometric exercise
Reducing exercises
Physical therapy--Vocational guidance
Nutritionally induced diseases
Physical fitness for women 
Bodybuilding for women
Physical fitness--Nutritional aspects
Physical fitness--Testing 
Physical fitness--Vocational guidance
Physical education and training
Physical fitness for the physically handicapped 

JOURNAL AND NEWS ARTICLES

SIRS  Medical Science Periodical Reprints  Ref. Desk 610.5 M489    Over 1,000 articles in black binders located near the Reference Desk. Printed directions are placed nearby. Library staff will help you photocopy articles. Additional health articles can be found in the gray SIRS Social Science binders on topics such as Health, Mental Health, Drugs, Sports, Sexuality, etc. There are over 300 articles on AIDS in the the red binders. Since 1987, recent SIRS articles are also available online. .....

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home.  INTOTRAC includes the Health Reference Center Database of news and magazine and journal articles. Many can be printed full-text from your home computer.  From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.
Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
Physical Fitness   Atlases 
/Almanacs/Tables
State of Health Atlas
Nutribase Nutrition Facts Desk Reference
Ref. 614.42 M153 1993
Ref. 613.2 U37 1995
Physical Fitness Handbooks 
These  are usually one-volume 
works which specialize in one 
area and  give a short 
explanation or description 
Columbia University  College of Physicians and Surgeons Complete Home Medical Guide
American Medical Association Complete Guide to Women's Health
Doctor's Vitamin and Minerals Encyclopedia
Nutrition Bible
Ref.613 C726 1995
Ref. 613.0424 A512 1996
Ref. 613.2 H497 1990
Ref. 613.203 A547 1995
Physical Fitness Encyclopedias These are devoted to fitness topics.  Healthy  Living
Encyclopedia of Sports Science
Ref.613 L656 2000
Ref. 613.71 E56 1997
Physical Fitness 
Article Reprints
Annual Editions Health
Annual Editions Nutrition
SIRS Medical Science 
SIRS Social Science
Ref. 613.05 A615
Ref. 613.205 jA615
Ref.Desk  610.5 M489
Ref. Desk 610 H434
Physical Fitness Biographies Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists 
Dictionary of Scientific Biography
Ref.  509.22B615 1998 
Ref. 509.22 D554

SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES

Massachusetts General Hospital-  Treadwell Library-Consumer Health Information Resource Center   (mega-list of Annotated, Internet Health Links)  Includes both  general and specific  information about  doctors, hospitals, diseases, rehabilitation, alternative medicine, etc. .

You are better off going to the previous  site first, because each link has an annotation which describes what you can expect to find . The following are important sites found on  the above server. If the server is  busy, the following can be reached directly.
MEDLINEplus

HEALTHFINDER

THE VIRTUAL HOSPITAL

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

MERCK MANUAL

THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

NOAH: NEW YORK ONLINE ACCESS TO HEALTH INFORMATION

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Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001