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View Resource SPONET: SportScience on the Net

Produced and maintained by the Department of Information and the Documentation of Sport at the Institute of Applied Training Science in Leipzig, this database indexes some 2,000 sites related to sport, sport medicine, and the science of sport. Users may search by keyword with numerous modifiers. Search returns include a URL, the date the link was last checked, a description, title and author,...

http://www.iat.uni-leipzig.de/service/datenbanken/sponet-1
View Resource A Call to Action: Reconnecting College Sports and Higher Education

On June 26, the Knight Foundation's Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics issued a report that calls for a number of sweeping reforms in collegiate athletics. Among other things, the report calls on college presidents to form a new coalition to reassert control of college sport and recommends banning corporate logos on school uniforms, barring teams that do not graduate at least 50 percent of...

http://www.knightcommission.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/2...
View Resource History - UW Athletics Black History

While the integration of African-Americans into the world of professional sports is very well-documented, quite a bit less is known about the various African-American pioneers in the world of collegiate athletics. Helping fill this gap is a nice online exhibit dedicated to exploring the various individuals who led the way in this arena at the University of Wisconsin from the years 1900 to 1970....

https://uwbadgers.com/sports/2015/08/21/GEN_20140101263.aspx
View Resource Nutrition and Athletics

With the Olympic Games in full force, much of the world's attention is centered on the feats of athleticism occurring in Greece. This Report's Topic in Depth takes a closer look at the link between nutrition and athletics. The first site (1), from University of Illinois Extension, presents a multi-chapter piece on sports and nutrition by Professors Robert J. Reber and Donald K. Layman. The site...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2004/0820
View Resource Journal of Issues in Collegiate Athletics

Created as an initiative by the College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) the Journal of Issues in Collegiate Athletics is "intended to foster an atmosphere that encourages personal and intellectual growth for faculty and students, demands excellence and professional integrity from faculty and student affiliates, supports independent critical college-sport research, and advocates for college...

http://csri-jiia.org/