More ski and snowboard health and fitness tips

The following links to More Health Tips sites include General and snow sport health, safety and disease prevention sites covering many topics.

  • American Heart Association - This site, hosted by the American Heart Association, links you to areas of interest including Warning Signs, American Stroke Association, Diseases & Conditions, Children: Heart Disease & Health, CPR & ECC, Health Tools (Risk Assessment, Exercise Diary, and Body Mass Indicator), Healthy Lifestyle, Publications & Resources, News and more.
  • Brisbane Times - The cautionary story reported here should be of interest to partying skiers everywhere.
  • Center for Disease Control - The CDC (part of the United States Department of Heath and Human Services) hosts this site that includes a growing A to Z list of diseases and health topics, as well as subject links to many specific areas including Adolescents, Environmental, Food, Injuries, Men, Women and Travelers. 
  • - The American Academy of Family Physicians hosts this site that includes a health topic search tool and links to Heath Topics, Healthy Living, Kids Health, Self-Care, Find a Family Doctor, Drug Information, and a Dictionary.
  • Healthy Me - General health information from Blue Cross which includes a Medical Library with A to Z drug and subject look up, Tools for Conditions, Alternative Health, Diet, Disease and much more.
  • Mayo Clinic - The Mayo Clinic hosts this site that includes a search tool and links to Diseases & Conditions, Healthy Living, drug Search, Ask a Specialist, Programs & Tools, My Health Interests, Books & Newsletters, and an A to Z index of health subjects.
  • Medical College of Wisconcin - This site is MCW's HealthLink with general health information as well as lots of links to specific travel related health subjects including: CDC Travel Information, Canadian Society for International Health, Country Studies (Library of Congress), Diving Medicine, Global Emergency Services, International Society for Medical Assistance to Travelers, International Society of Travel Medicine, World Health Organizations and many more.
  • National Ski Patrol - The NSP site offers information about memership, education, and other topics including a Safety Information link that provides backcountry safety, dressing properly, helmet safety, equipment checklists, skiing and boarding tips, responsibility code, and preseason conditioning.
  • The National Ski Academy - The National Ski Academy is a non-profit organization dedicated to student athletes who are passionate about ski racing.
  • Virtual Hospital - The University of Iowa hosts this site with a variety of links to Children's Health, A to Z Topic Listings and Textbooks for Health Providers and Patients, Contiuing Education and more.
  • Yoga Journal Read the article "Yoga to Build Balance and Strength for Snow Sports"; and then enjoy many other offerings for enjoying your yoga practice.

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