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American Kinesiology Association (AKA)

American Kinesiology Association (AKA)

The American Kinesiology Association promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications. AKA does this by advocating for kinesiology at national and international levels as well as by supporting its member departments by providing resource materials and leadership and educational opportunities for university administrators in kinesiology. HK partners with AKA to produce the quarterly journal Kinesiology Review, the official journal of the AKA.

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American Youth Football & Cheer (AYF & AYC)

American Youth Football & Cheer (AYF & AYC)

American Youth Football, Inc., established in 1996, is a support services organization, dedicated to giving back to communities by promoting the wholesome development of youth through their association with exemplary adult leaders in the sport of American football and cheer. HK is the official coach education provider of AYF and AYC. HK partners with AYF to publish Coaching Youth Football, Sixth Edition, which serves as the text for the online course Coaching Youth Football the AYF Way, Third Edition, the initial certification course for new AYF football coaches. HK also offers the online course Coaching Youth Cheerleading the AYC Way,...

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Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)

Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)

AASP is the premier association that ensures every performer has the resources to strengthen their inner edge through the advancement and application of excellence in mental performance and mental health. HK partners with AASP to produce Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology, an official journal of AASP.        

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Babe Ruth League (BRL)/RIPKEN BASEBALL

Babe Ruth League (BRL)/RIPKEN BASEBALL

Founded in 1951 with the belief that every child with a desire to play baseball or softball should be afforded that opportunity, BRL is dedicated to teaching baseball skills, furthering athletes’ mental and physical development, instilling respect for the rules of the game, and embracing and promoting the basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. HK is the official coach education provider of BRL. HK partners with BRL to publish Coaching Youth Baseball and Coaching Youth Softball, texts for the online courses Coaching Youth Baseball the Babe Ruth League Way and Coaching Youth Softball the Babe Ruth League Way, the...

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Canfitpro

Canfitpro

canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry, certifications and events nationwide. Human Kinetics is a publishing partner of canfitpro, producing such resources as the leading text Foundations of Professional Personal Training. HK is also an approved provider of courses for canfitpro continuing education. Visit the HK-canfitpro store for products of specific interest to canfitpro members.

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Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)

Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)

COSMA is a specialized accrediting body whose purpose is to promote and recognize excellence in sport management education worldwide in colleges and universities at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels through specialized accreditation. HK’s Case Studies in Sport Management is the official case study journal of the COSMA.

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International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE)

International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE)

ICCE is a not-for-profit, global organization with the mission of leading and developing sport coaching globally. ICCE members seek to enhance the quality of coaching at every level of sport. The vision of the ICCE encompasses building a global community of coaching, where coaching is recognized as a profession and where skilled, qualified coaches are available to athletes and participants regardless of gender, age and physical and mental ability. HK’s International Sport Coaching Journal is the official journal of the ICCE. HK also partners with ICCE to publish the International Sport Coaching Framework, and the European Sport Coaching Framework.  

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International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA)

International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA)

IFAPA is an international scientific organization of higher education scholars, practitioners and students dedicated to promoting APA. The fundamental purposes of IFAPA are: to encourage international cooperation in the field of physical activity to the benefit of individuals of all abilities, to promote, stimulate and support research in the field of adapted physical activity throughout the world, and to make scientific knowledge of and practical experiences in adapted physical activity available to all interested persons, organizations and institutions. HK’s quarterly journal Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly is the official journal of the IFAPA.

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International Society For Physical Activity And Health (ISPAH)

International Society For Physical Activity And Health (ISPAH)

ISPAH is recognized as the leading global society of researchers and practitioners focused on promoting physical activity across the life course. HK’s monthly Journal of Physical Activity & Health is the official journal of ISPAH.

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International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour (ISMPB)

International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour (ISMPB)

ISMPB is a non-profit scientific society which focuses on the issues related to ambulatory monitoring, wearable monitors, movement sensors, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, movement behaviour, body postures, sleep and constructs related to physical behaviours. HK partners with ISMPB to produce the quarterly Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, the official journal of ISMPB.

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International Society of Motor Control (ISMC)

International Society of Motor Control (ISMC)

The purpose of the ISMC is to stimulate and foster education and open debate among scientists from all nations on basic and applied research in the area of control of movements of biological systems. HK’s quarterly journal Motor Control is the official journal of ISMC.

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National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK)

National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK)

The dual purpose of the NAK shall be to encourage and promote the study and educational applications of the art and science of human movement and physical activity and to honor by election to its membership persons who have directly or indirectly contributed significantly to the study of and/or application to the art and science of human movement and physical activity. HK partners with NAK to produce the quarterly journal Kinesiology Review, an official journal of NAK.

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National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

The National Strength and Conditioning Association, founded in 1978, is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the strength and conditioning and related sport science professions around the world. The NSCA community is composed of more than 60,000 members and certified professionals throughout the world who further industry standards as researchers, educators, strength and conditioning coaches, performance and sport scientists, personal trainers, tactical professionals, and other related roles. For over 30 years, HK has worked with the NSCA as its publishing partner and approved provider of courses for NSCA continuing education. Visit the HK-NSCA store to see the over 190 books, courses, and...

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North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine (NASPEM)

North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine (NASPEM)

NASPEM’s mission is to promote exercise science, physical activity, and fitness in the health and medical care of children and adolescents. HK partners with NASPEM to produce the quarterly journal Pediatric Exercise Science.

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North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)

North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)

The mission of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study, research, scholarly writing, and professional development in the area of sport management. Members of the Society are concerned about the theoretical and applied aspects of management theory and practice specifically related to sport, exercise, dance, and play, as these fields are pursued by all sectors of the population. HK partners with NASSM to publish the Journal of Sport Management as well as the Sport Management Education Journal.

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North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)

NASPSPA is a multidisciplinary association of scholars from the behavioral sciences and related professions. The Society functions to: Develop and advance the scientific study of human behavior when individuals are engaged in sport and physical activity Facilitate the dissemination of information Improve the quality of research and teaching in the psychology of sport, motor development, and motor learning and control HK’s Journal of Motor Learning and Development and the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology are official publications of NASPSPA.

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North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS)

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS)

NASSS exists to promote, stimulate, and encourage the sociological study of play, games, sport and contemporary physical culture. HK partners with NASSS to publish the quarterly Sociology of Sport Journal.

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PHE Canada

PHE Canada

Established in 1933, PHE Canada is a national charitable association and Canada’s recognized leader in physical and health education. Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) empowers the PHE Community with quality programs, professional development services, and community activations to ensure equitable access to the benefits of quality physical and health education and healthy learning environments. Visit the PHE Canada Store.   HK is a publishing and distribution partner with PHE Canada, producing such resources as Physical Literacy: An Introduction. 

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UNC- Greensboro, Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity

UNC- Greensboro, Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity

Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity's (PAGWSPA) Mission: Engage in scholarship and community engagement Advance safety and gender equity in sports and physical activity Promote ethical practices for all girls and women  PAGWSPA is dedicated to conducting collaborative and interdisciplinary evidence-based scholarship to inform their educational programming and community based services to address issues related to girls and women in physical pursuits and to gender issues both historically and currently. HK partners with UNCG PAGWSPA to publish the Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal.

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