4 Teen Weight Loss
Offers healthy diet tips for overweight teenagers trying to lose weight including camp research, articles and quizzes.
Offers simple exercises and healthy recipes.
BBC - Health: Health calculators
Calculate Body Mass Index (BMI), life expectancy, and calories burned in favorite activities.
Eating Healthy and Exercising
Short article about eating disorders, weight as a health indicator, and the importance of exercise.
Fitness For Kids
Learn about the President's Fitness Challenge and how to participate. Includes award information, activity logs, and applications. (Requires registration to access logs and forms.)
Handbook from the President's Council on Physical Fitness helps kids and teens, ages 6 to 17, learn about warming up, aerobic exercise, muscular strength and endurance, and cooling down. Includes information about awards and programs.
In the Mix
Online companion to the PBS broadcast, with resources and information for teens and educators on sports participation.
It's Time to Play
Tells how to get great exercise no matter what the weather is like or who's around.
Jump Into A Healthy Life
The Thinkquest crew teaches kids about jumping rope with jump rope skills, quiz, and information on how exercise keeps the heart healthy and bodies fit.
Instructions on the equipment needed, variations, muscle groups exercised, and basic workout tips for jump rope beginners.
Jumping for Joy
Meet the boys and girls of Santa Clara, CA on the competition and exhibition jump rope team. Features team photos, tournament results, and basic skills for jumping rope.
Kids learn about sports, fitness, and healthy bodies from a team of elementary school students.
Fun learning adventure on how kids can play smart, avoid injuries, and getting the body in shape after an injury.
Tone Teen: Take Charge of Your Health
Article tells how genes affect weight, how to get active, ways to watch what you eat, and staying healthy.
Features athletics-related games, downloads, competitions and news items for 8-15 year olds.
What if I Don't Like Sports?
Article explains why some kids don't like sports and other ways to get exercise.
What's the Right Weight for Me?
Explains why some kids weigh more, what a healthy weight means, when to see a doctor, and tips for eating and exercise.
Why Exercise Is Cool
Tells why exercise is important and explores the many benefits of physical activity.