National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury
Stats, studies and media contacts from the University of North Carolina. Includes annual reports, definitions and more.
Stats, facts, news story links, testing information, etc. The National Center for Drug Free Sport was created because there was to focus on the specific needs of sports organizations.
CDC: Concussion in Youth Sports
You can use this database to track salaries, bonuses, etc.
Stanford University Human Performance Laboratory
Focuses on athletics and human performance.
News, lists of players who have tested positive, etc.
Go to this page and do a search for athletes steroids side effects. This search returns 183 articles published in medical journals on the side effects of steroid use in athletes.
Background on how the laws work, etc.
A great one-stop portal for organizations, tips, news, etc.
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
This site does more than hawk sports drinks. It also offers training types, hydration and diet suggestions. Good reading for athletes and trainers.
American College of Sports Medicine
Good for sourcing and features a newsroom, publications, and health & fitness information sections.
SportsMed.org: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Database of sports medicine experts, media room, updates on advances in sports medicine.
International Federation of Sports Medicine
A journal, newsletter and more.
Journalist's Resource: Sports-Related Concussions Research
A collection of studies, stats and stories.
MedStudents.com: Background on Steroids
A good quick-reference page.
USA Today: How Steroids Changed the Game
A cover story on steroid use in baseball. Includes a survey. Helpful in backgrounding steroid stories.
KidsHealth.org: Sports Injuries
A child-wellness site with tips, facts, links and many other resources about sports safety.
WebMD: Background on Sports Concussions
DrugFreeSport.com: Anabolic Steroid Facts
A great quick-reference sheet.
Institute of Motion Analysis and Research
University of Dundee site is helpful for stories on sports injuries.
Non-partisan economic and social policy research. Covers issues such as crime, education, health, housing, economy, etc.
Nature: The Science of Doping
Article on blood doping and athletics, by Donald A. Berry at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas in Houston.
Look up details of prescription drugs.
This handout from the National Institute on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease.