Exercise and Sports Science

EXSS Additional Resources

EXSSResources and Organizations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
    The American College of Sports Medicine puts into practice its strategic efforts to advancing the health of all. As the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, ACSM has more than 20,000 International, National, and Regional Chapter members. The American College of Sports Medicine promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
  • American Dietetics Association
    With approximately 65,000 members, the American Dietetic Association is the nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA's commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives brings the Association into the forefront of five critical health areas facing all Americans: Obesity and overweight, with a focus on children, Healthy aging, Safe, sustainable and nutritious food supply, Nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics, Integrative medicine, including supplements and alternative medicine.
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
    The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) advances biological science through collaborative advocacy for research policies that promote scientific progress and education and lead to improvements in human health.
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.
  • Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)
    The Food and Nutrition Information Center - a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.
  • International Society of Sport Nutrition
    The Mission of the International Society of Sports Nutrition is to be recognized as the leading professional organization in the study and application of sports nutrition. The ISSN is dedicated to promoting and supporting the study, practice, education, research and development of sports nutrition and the sports nutrition profession. All information disseminated by the ISSN is unbiased, and scientifically supported.
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
    As the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, we support and disseminate research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness.
  • NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
    The mission of ODS is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population.
  • Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN)
    With more than 5,300 members, SCAN is one of the largest and most prestigious dietetic practice groups within the American Dietetic Association (ADA). Our members are dietetics professionals (Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered) with an expertise in the role of nutrition in: Sports performance, Cardiovascular health, Wellness, and Disordered eating prevention and treatment




  • Clinical Sports Nutrition by Louise Burke and Vicki Deakin (2006)
  • Creatine: The Power Supplement by Melvin H. Williams, Richard B. Kreider, and J. David Branch (1999)
  • Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II by R. J. Maughan (2004)
  • Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Third Edition by Nancy Clark (2003)
  • PDR for Nutritional Supplements by Sheldon Saul Hendler, David Rorvik (2001)
  • Sports Nutrition (Nutrition in Exercise & Sport) by Judy A. Driskell and Ira Wolinsky (2005)
  • Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance by Asker E. Jeukendrup and Michael Gleeson
  • Sports Supplements by Jose Antonio and Jeffrey R. Stout (2001)
  • Sports and Exercise Nutrition by William D McArdle, Frank I Katch, and Victor L Katch (2005)
  • Supplements for Endurance Athletes by Jose Antonio and Jeffrey R. Stout (2002)

Professional Journals

  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 
  • British Medical Journal - Nutrition and Metabolism 
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine
  • European Sport Management Quarterly
  • International Journal of Sport Management
  • International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorships
  • International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism
  • Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport
  • Journal of the International Society of Sport Nutrition
  • Journal of Sport and Social Issues
  • Journal of Sport Economics
  • Journal of Sport Management
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • Journal of Applied Physiology
  • Medicine & Science in Sport and Exercise
  • NIRSA Journal
  • Sport Management Review
  • Sport Marketing Quarterly
  • Sports Medicine

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