Identify a "good" website by these characteristics
AUTHORITY and ACCURACY
• Who publishes the website? Is this a well-know or respected institution?
• Is there contact information for authors of the website content? What is their background or credentials?
• Is it a commercial site (.com), a government site (.gov), an educational site (.edu), a non-profit or other organization (.org)? How does this affect the information presented?
• Do other reliable sites link to this one?
• Are facts, ideas or references credible and backed up by citations to the original sources?
PURPOSE and OBJECTIVITY
• What is the purpose of this site: to sell, inform, entertain or persuade?
• Who sponsors this website? What is their agenda or goal?
• For what audience is this site written?
• Is there an explicit or hidden bias behind the information presented?
• Is there advertising on the site? Does this influence information found on the site?
• Are arguments well-reasoned and supported?
• Is the information on the page up-to-date?
• Is the page updated regularly?
• Are there dead links?
Examples of websites, at least partially dedicated to biomechanics:
There are many authoritative government and non-profit health and medicine websites around. Here are a few: