Physical wellness focuses on incorporating exercise, fitness routines and appropriate health care into your daily life. This guide will help you find resources on a variety of topics related to physical wellness including common health concerns, first aid procedures, physical fitness and avoiding the use of tobacco or illicit drugs.
The following are part of the Upper Arlington Public Library's premium resources. Unless you are in one of our library locations, you will need your library card number and PIN in order to access them.
Alt Health Watch
Provides access to many perspectives on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness, including peer-reviewed articles.
Consumer Health Complete
Provides health information to consumers, including topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, fitness, nutrition, drug information, and more.
Provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE is a creation of the National Library of Medicine.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Covers nursing and allied health, with medication information written for consumers.
Related Books of Interest
Walter H. Ettinger, Brenda S. Wright and Steven N. Blair
Fitness after 50
Bob Glover, Jack Shepherd and Shelly-Lynn Florence Glover
The Runner's Handbook : the Bestselling Classic Fitness Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Runners
Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz
You--the Owner's Manual : an Insider's Guide to the Body that Will Make You Healthier and Younger
Charles Herrick, Charlotte Herrick and Marianne Mitchell
100 Questions & Answers about How to Quit Smoking
Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Our Bodies, Ourselves
Alton Thygerson, Steven M. Thygerson, Benjamin Gulli and Gina Piazza
First Aid, CPR, and AED Standard
Fitness for Life
Find books and other materials in the catalog on subjects related to physical wellness by clicking on some of the following terms.
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These materials are available through the Upper Arlington Public Library. The following books and magazines can be found in the Reference Department of the Main (Tremont) Library, while e-books can be be accessed anywhere with an internet connection and your UAPL card number and PIN.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: eBooks on Physical Wellness
Includes full online access to the following titles (click on the titles to access):
- Comparative Guide to American Hospitals
- Gale Encyclopedia of Children’s Health
- Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness
- Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
- Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests
These materials are available for use in the Reference Department of the Main Library. Click on the links for more location information.
- American Medical Association Family Medical Guide
- American Medical Association Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care
- Classical Ballet Terms an Illustrated Dictionary
- The Encyclopedia of Dental and Oral Health
- Johns Hopkins Symptoms and Remedies the Complete Home Medical Reference
- Mayo Clinic Family Health Book
- Older Adults Your Aging and Disability Resource Network
- Social Dancing in America a History and Reference
- The Sports Rules Book
- Sports Rules Encyclopedia
Some current issues of the following magazine and journal titles related to physical wellness are available for checking out, while in some cases older issues may be accessed at the Main Library's Reference Department. Follow the links to the catalog or see a librarian for more information:
These recommended websites are chosen as reliable sources for information related to Physical Wellness.
Local Resources - Gyms and Fitness Centers
- Snap Fitness
- Core Fitness Studio
- FTW Crossfit
- Marjorie Jones Schools Inc.
- Columbus Fitness Consultants
- Barre 3 Exercise Studio
- Roll Bike Shop
- beYoga and Wellness
- Go Yoga
- TCM Medical Massage and Movement
- Arlington Acupuncture