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Active Living Research
A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Active Living Research supports research that that will identify policy and environmental influences on physical activity. The website provides information about funding opportunities as well as active living background and references.

Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research
The Cooper Institute conducts research to discover the connection between lifestyle habits and health and aims to disseminate this information to improve the lives of individuals. Their website contains information regarding training and certifications, products, publications, and programs.

Federal Statistics
This website provides easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by 70 Federal government agencies for public use.

Foundation Center
The Foundation Center provides a gateway to philanthropy on the worldwide web for grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.

Health Promotion Research Network
This network from the Karolinska Institute offers numerous links to health promotion, health services, evidence-based medicine, and other sites.

NIH Research
Search the National Institutes of Health's database of funded biomedical research using the "Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects" (CRISP). CRISP is searchable by keyword, principal investigator, institute/center, grant title, institution, state, and more. Uses of CRISP include searching for scientific concepts or emerging trends, identifying other investigators with similar interests, and locating grants by awarding institution.

Tools For Measuring Environmental Change
The Center for Advanced Studies in Nutrition and Social Marketing, in collaboration with several public and private organizations, presents a collection of tools that measure environmental change in a number of areas including PA and diet, food retailers, work sites, churches, medical providers/physicians, food access, and schools. All of the tools have been either formally validated or extensively field-tested.