We’re proud to have eight Human Kinetics titles included in the 2021 edition of Doody’s Core Titles®, the gold standard collection development tool used by health sciences librarians throughout the world. This essential collection development tool for exercise science and health care libraries represents the collective wisdom of over 200 medical librarians and content experts on the must-have titles in 121 specialties.
Human Kinetics is the premier information provider to the physical activity field. Our products cover a wide range of subject areas, including resources for kinesiology, sport psychology, motor behavior, biomechanics, anatomy, exercise physiology, research methods, nutrition, athletic training, physical therapy, massage therapy, and more.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Third Edition, introduces readers to key concepts concerning the anatomical, mechanical, physiological, neural, and psychological bases of human movement.
"The book is made up of standalone sections that make reading easy and understandable. The authors are well-respected scientists in the field, and the information they provide throughout originates from evidence-based research."
—© Doody’s Review Service, 2013, Erik Van Iterson, PhD, MS, MBio, Mayo Clinic (5-star review)
Neuromechanics of Human Movement, Fifth Edition, draws on the disciplines of neurophysiology and physics to explore how the nervous system controls the actions of muscles to produce human motion in relation to biomechanical principles.
"This remains a leading book for the study of integrated neurophysiology and biomechanics at the upper-collegiate level. Dr. Enoka is a leading expert in the study of human movement, which includes expertise in neurology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, and engineering. He also appropriately references works of many other experts in movement sciences."
—© Doody’s Review Service, 2014, Erik Van Iterson, PhD, MS, MBio, Mayo Clinic (5-star review)LEARN MORE
Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs, Sixth Edition, offers procedures for providing patients with low-cost, high-quality programming that moves them toward a lifelong commitment to disease management.
“Readers of this book will obtain up-to-date, evidence-based information to help them provide quality care to their patients.”
—© Doody’s Review Service, 2020, Saroj Khadka, MD, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine (4-star review)LEARN MORE
Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, Fifth Edition, presents care and program standards for pulmonary rehabilitation programs, including initial and ongoing assessment, collaborative self-management education, exercise training, psychosocial support, and outcome measurement.
"This book continues to be the bible for evidence-based pulmonary rehabilitation programs. It details the essentials for creating and managing a disease-specific pulmonary rehabilitation program, including patient assessment, education, and certification."
—© Doody’s Review Service, 2019, Steven Hamick, AAS, BIS, William Beaumont Hospitals (4-star review)LEARN MORE
Orthopedic Joint Mobilization and Manipulation is a guide to clinical applications that will help eliminate pain and re-establish normal joint motion for patients experiencing various musculoskeletal ailments. Sixty techniques are demonstrated in video within the companion web study guide.LEARN MORE
Low Back Disorders, Third Edition, written by internationally recognized low back specialist Stuart McGill, guides readers through the assessment and treatment of low back pain, providing evidence-based research on the best methods of rehabilitation and prevention of future injury.LEARN MORE
Nutrition for Sport, Exercise, and Health blends nutrition and exercise theory with practical applications to provide students and professionals with a comprehensive introduction to the field.LEARN MORE
Statistics in Kinesiology, Fifth Edition, introduces basic statistical concepts, with an emphasis on those commonly used in the exercise sciences. Examples drawn from kinesiology fields and extensive problem sets facilitate a deeper understanding of statistical methods and their applications.LEARN MORE