Reference

Sports and Fitness

Sites

* ACC SportSmart
* ActiveSmart
Government initiative which aims to get New Zealanders more active. The website creates free personalised, tailored fitness and nutritional plans for those who register.
* Everybody: Sports & Fitness
Written for New Zealanders, Everybody provides fact-sheets/ overviews on a variety of health topics. Articles are written by medical writers and reviewed by consumer health organisations and health professionals.
* Green Prescription
A Green Prescription (GRx) is a health professional's written advice to a patient to be physically active, as part of the patient's health management.
* Healthy Christchurch
An intersectoral initiative based on the WHO Healthy Cities model. The idea is that all sectors and groups have a role to play in creating a healthy city, whether their specific focus is recreation, employment, youth, environmental enhancement, transport, housing or any other aspect of city life.
* LiveSmart
* MEDLINEplus: Exercise/Physical Fitness
has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA) and other trusted sources on about 500 diseases and conditions. There is also a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
* MEDLINEplus: Sports Fitness
has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA) and other trusted sources on about 500 diseases and conditions. There is also a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
* Smokefree Sport
* Sports Fitness and Recreation Industry Training Organisation (SFRITO)
works with the industry to set standards, develop new qualifications and create training systems to suit the needs of workplaces in the adventure tourism sector.