You have reached the United States portal for Human Kinetics, if you wish to continue press here, else please proceed to the HK site for your region by selecting here.


Please note if you purchase from the HK-USA site, currencies are converted at current exchange rates and you may incur higher international shipping rates.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase an eBook, online video, or online courses please press continue

Footprint Books Logo

Purchase Print Products

Human Kinetics print books are now distributed by Footprint Books throughout Australia/NZ, delivered to you from their NSW warehouse. Please visit Footprint Books to order your Human Kinetics print books.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Courses or Access Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase online videos, online courses or to access previously purchased digital products please press continue.


Mare Nostrum Logo

Purchase Print Products or eBooks

Human Kinetics print books and eBooks are now distributed by Mare Nostrum, throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East, delivered to you from their warehouse. Please visit our new UK website to purchase Human Kinetics printed or eBooks.

Feedback IconFeedback

Physical activity is the “best buy” for Americans

In 1994, Professor Jeremy Morris proclaimed physical activity as the "Best Buy in Public Health."  More than 20 years later, Americans still aren't buying. Americans today are less active than 50 years ago because the volume of "baseline physical activity" - the physical activity of everyday activities - has declined. Was Dr. Morris wrong? Is physical activity not the "best buy" we thought it was? And if it is, why aren't we buying? What do we need to do to surpass the tipping point where the American public finally begins taking up this “best buy in public health”? To read this full commentary on public health from Dr. Kenneth Powell and the National Physical Activity Plan, please click here.