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Sport, Health and Exercise: Useful Websites

Evaluating Websites

Being able to critically evaluate the information you find online is an important skill. See the Digital Literacy LibGuide for help improving your critical evaluation skills or book on to a tutorial with Library and Learning Services staff.


  • UK National Statistics
    UK government statistics on health, crime, population etc
  • Eurostat (European Union Statistical Office)
    Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enables comparisons between countries and regions.
  • World Health Organization: Data and Statistics
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.