Links

LINKS

National Organizations

  • ATHLETES CAN
    http://www.athletescan.com/content/index.asp
    Athletes CAN is an active, proud corporation addressing issues on behalf of athletes in order to ensure their rightful place in the sporting world.
  • CANADIAN ACADEMY OF SPORT MEDICINE
    http://www.casem-acmse.org/
    The Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine (CASEM) is a non-profit organization of physicians interested in Sport Medicine.
  • CANADIAN ATHLETIC THERAPISTS ASSOCIATION
    http://www.athletictherapy.org
    The Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) is a national not-for-profit organization of close to 1,000 members that provides leadership and direction to the Athletic Therapy profession in Canada. The CATA and its members are dedicated to the promotion, development and delivery of programs for prevention, immediate care and rehabilitation of injuries.
  • CANADIAN CENTRE FOR ETHICS IN SPORT
    http://www.cces.ca
    This site provides information pertaining to drug-free sport, the doping control process both nationally and internationally, as well as resources that are available on the subject.
  • CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
    http://www.olympic.ca
    The Canadian Olympic Committee is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to sport excellence. It is responsible for all aspects of Canada's involvement in the Olympic movement, including Canada's participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means.
  • CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
    http://www.paralympic.com
    The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a private corporation recognized by the International Paralympic Committee since 1989 as the National Paralympic Committee in Canada.
  • CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
    http://www.csep.ca
    Dedicated to promote the generation, synthesis, transfer and application of knowledge and research related to Exercise Physiology (encompassing physical activity, fitness, health and human performance).
  • CANADIAN SPECIAL OLYMPICS
    http://www.specialolympics.ca
    Special Olympics Canada is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through sport.
  • CANADIAN SPORT MASSAGE THERAPISTS ASSOCIATION
    http://www.csmta.ca
    The CSMTA was incorporated in 1987 to serve the Canadian athletic Community as a national and professional not-for-profit organization. One of the most important aspects of CSMTA is to educate athletes, coaches, and parents at the grass roots-level and up about the benefits of sport massage.
  • CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
    http://www.csa.ca
    Nonprofit organization responsible for development standards, certification and testing of many things, including some sports equipment.
  • CANSPORT
    http://www.cansport.com
    Canada's only web site devoted exclusively to the year-round coverage of more than 40 Olympic sports.
  • SPORT CANADA
     http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1414151906468
    Sport Canada supports the achievement of high performance excellence and the development of the Canadian sport system to strengthen the unique contribution that sport makes to Canadian identity, culture and society.
  • SPORT PHYSIOTHERAPY CANADA
    http://www.sportphysio.ca
    Sport Physiotherapy Canada's primary goal is to provide quality sport therapy, rehabilitation and counseling to athletes and recreational participants before, during and after injury.
  • SPORTQUEST
    http://www.sirc.ca
    The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) collects, organizes and distributes sport-related practical and research information. One of the largest online sources of information on sport in Canada.
  • CENTER FOR SPORT LAW
    http://www.sportlaw.ca
    View the full written decisions of some 44 Canadian cases, in both English and French!


Provincial Organizations in Alberta

  • ALBERTA ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE COMMISSION (AADAC)
    http://www.aadac.com
    This agency is funded by the Government of Alberta to help Albertan achieve lives free from the abuse of alcohol, other drugs and gambling.
  • ALBERTA CENTRE FOR ACTIVE LIVING
    http://www.centre4activeliving.ca
    Check out this website for the latest information on staying active, improving quality of life, and safe exercise for older adults.
  • ALBERTA HEALTH
    http://www.health.gov.ab.ca
    A link to the Government of Alberta's department of Health and Wellness.
  • ALBERTA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
    www.albertadoctors.org
    The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members.
  • EDMONTON SPORT COUNCIL
    http://www.edmontonsport.com
    The mandate of the Edmonton Sport Council is to foster communication among partners in sport and to provide leadership to action; acting as a common voice for sport.
  • CANADIAN SPORT CENTRE - CALGARY
    http://www.canadiansportcentre.com
    The NSC is in place to support high performance athletes to achieve podium performances at international competition through a holistic development process.

Post-Secondary Physical Education & Athletics

  • CANADIAN COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
    http://www.ccaa.ca
    The national governing body for men's and women's college sport in Canada.
  • CANADIAN INTERUNIVERSITY SPORT
    http://www.universitysport.ca 
    The national governing body for University sport in Canada.
  • ALBERTA COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 
    http://www.acac.ab.ca/
    The ACAC is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Alberta.

Physical Education, Health, & Fitness

  • NATIONAL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ASSOCIATION (NSCA)
    www.nsca-lift.org
    As the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, the NSCA supports and disseminates research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness.
  • RUNNER'S WORLD MAGAZINE
    http://www.runnersworld.com
    Runners World has developed a visually impressive, easy to navigate and highly informative site. With links to every conceivable running related site in the world. Runnersworld.com contains a tremendous amount of running related information and advice.
  • PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION CANADA (formerly CAHPERD)
    http://www.phecanada.ca/
    CAHPERD brings together teachers, administrators, researchers, coaches, students and others who have an interest in the fields of physical education, physical activity, health, fitness, sport, recreation and dance.
  • CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN AND SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    http://www.caaws.ca
    CAAWS works to encourage girls and women to get out of the bleachers, off the sidelines, and onto the fields and rinks, into the pools, locker rooms and board rooms of Canada.
  • CANADIAN FITNESS AND LIFESTYLE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    http://www.cflri.ca
    A research driven organization focusing on the area of fitness and lifestyle based information.

Nutrition

  • GATORADE SPORT SCIENCE INSTITUTE (GSSI)
    http://www.gssiweb.com
    GSSI provides free on-line membership, which entitles you to use of their extensive reference desk. From recommendations on fluid replacement to guidelines on pregame eating, GSSI has produced a well presented and highly informative site targeted primarily to coaches.
  • PHYSICIAN AND SPORTS MEDICINE ONLINE
    http://www.physsportsmed.com
    This is a great site with the contents for the current month's issue, a searchable database of past articles, "pearls" of sport medicine tips, and an up-to-date calendar of events.
  • THE VITAMINS AND NUTRITION CENTER
    http://www.physsportsmed.com
    The Vitamins and Nutrition Center provides factual and accurate information on vitamins and nutrition, reports on the latest vitamin research and explains just how vitamins prevent disease.

Sport Psychology & Coaching

  • ASSOCIATION FOR APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
    http://appliedsportpsych.org
    Founded in 1986, the AASP has emerged as the largest applied sport and exercise psychology organization in the world.
  • COACHING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
    http://www.coach.ca
    The Coaching Association of Canada is a non-profit organization with the mission to establish education, training and ethical standards for coaches in Canada
  • CANADIAN SPORT PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATION
    http://www.cspa-acps.ca/
    The Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) is an organization devoted to applied sport psychology. Applied sport psychology involves facilitating the development of mental and emotional skills, techniques, attitudes, perspectives, and processes that lead to performance enhancement and positive personal development.
  • AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION – DIVISION 47: SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY
    http://www.apa47.org
  • NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    http://www.naspspa.org 
    The NASPSPA is a multidisciplinary association of scholars from the behavioral sciences and related professions

 

Chiropractic Associations

  • ALBERTA COLLEGE AND ASSOCIATION OF CHIROPRACTORS
    http://www.albertachiro.com/
    The ACAC is dedicated to regulating the chiropractic profession in a manner that supports quality care and upholds public trust; as well as furthering awareness and understanding of the benefits of chiropractic care among Albertans
  • THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC SPORTS SCIENCE
    http://www.rccssc.ca/
    The RCCSS(C) is the national governing organization for sports chiropractic in Canada
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