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Chiropractic and Rehabilitation
American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board oversees the certification process of chiropractors for certification and diplomat levels of chiropractic rehabilitation specialists. This sight provides insight into the background of a chiropractic rehabilitation specialist as well as a resource to find both certified and diplomat level doctors in your area.
PubMed is the database search engine for the National Library of Medicine. This is an excellent resource for articles found in peer-reviewed, scientific journals concerning all medical matters.
The online journals such as Journal of Sports Science & Medicine can provide insight on many topics in sports science, biomechanics and medicine. The articles you find in these journals are written for the professional, so you may require a medical dictionary as you read through them.
CrossFit is a strength and conditioning organization developed to complement military, police and fireman training. They utilize principles form olympic, kettlebell, gymnastics and various other training protocols to develop their programs. The environment is very supportive and encouraging. With the proper training it can be safe. However, unless their workouts are modified to your level, CrossFit can be a bit excessive in performance levels for most people. They seem to have sound ideas about lifting, body weight exercises and training cycles. Keep in mind, CrossFit is strength conditioning and may bring out biomechanical dysfunctions without proper coaching. For better performance in sports, complement CrossFit training with sport-specific technical, multi-directional and speed training and you will make a big step forward in your game. Check out the exercise and video section. There are some really interesting routines. In the video section you will find that the Olympic Lifting tutorials by Mike Bergener provide critical insight into the techniques for this sport by a master trainer.
STACK training web site is developed mainly by dedicated athletes to disseminate information about their sport. This sight also has a nice video section to provide some ideas about more sport-specific functional training techniques.
California Workers' Compensation Board and the Oregon Workers' Compensation Board oversees the laws concerning workers' injuries, provides worker education and handles arbitration matters. A California Workers' Rights Handbook is available at the California sight for download.