Links

COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH
Tennessee Department of Education Office of Coordinated School Health

School Health Index

Publications

Healthy Youth

NUTRITION
American Dietetic Association

Calories in Food

Diet Facts

Eat Better America

Eating Well

Healthy Snacks

Jamie Oliver Food Revolution

Meals Matter
This website is a great resource for meal planning and focuses on creating healthy options for shopping as well as for preparation. The Meals Matter site allows you to use recipes that are available on the website to create grocery shopping lists to ease the struggle of deciding what to eat or buy on the fly.  Additionally, the meal planning "help you establish a pattern of healthy food choices each week by providing a range of features to make planning healthy meals easier, such as nutrition articles, recipes, personalized cookbooks and shopping lists, as well as a meal planner to help plan your meals over time."
Sports Drinks and Youth

Did you know that milk can serve as a great recovery beverage for children and youth after moderate to vigorous exercise? Sports and Energy drinks provide limited to no extra advantage for children in re-hydration.

 


PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Activity Bursts Everywhere
Activity Bursts Everywhere is a a free web-based exercise program designed specifically to help adults increase their physical activity throughout the day.
Adventure to Fitness
Adventure to Fitness  is a  free web-based exercise program K-5. I love this program! It was designed for the general education classroom and provides exhilarating missions to locations around the world!  Just released a new episode starting September 12, 2011 that takes kids to Mt. Everest where they'll get fit while learning all about the Himalayas!  Seriously, you need to take a look at this great site.
Dehydration and Other Heat Illnesses

Kidnetic

Live Strong

HEALTH EDUCATION
Body and Mind

Bone Health

Brain Pop

Fun Brain

Planet Health

TOBACCO CESSATION RESOURCES
Quit Smoking

TN Tobacco Quit Line

FLU INFORMATION
Flu Information

ORGANIZATIONS
Action for Healthy Kids

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention

American School Health Association

Anderson County Health Department

Asthma and Allergy Foundation

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

A closed head injury is a trauma in which the brain is injured as a result of a blow to the head, or a sudden, violent motion that causes the brain to knock against the skull. Common causes of closed head injury include automobile accidents, assaults, falls, work-related accidents, and sports-related accidents.  To learn more about closed head injury and its symptoms, follow this link.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

Kids Health

Med Page Today