We’re proud to have six Human Kinetics titles included in the 2020 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)
Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis is the premier resource dedicated to running mechanics and injury prevention. Referencing over 250 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, this text is a comprehensive review of research and clinical concepts related to gait and injury analysis.LEARN MORE
Low Back Disorders, Third Edition With Web Resource, 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