Human Kinetics Library provides market-leading sports and physical activity content

The Human Kinetics Library provides students with access to market-leading sports and physical activity content, featuring an exclusive package of over 150 ebooks and 200 videos.

Covering topics from active aging, anatomy, coaching, and disability in sport, to fitness and health, leadership, kinesiology and exercise science, ethics in sport, strength training and much more.

This user-friendly platform will support students in developing a comprehensive understanding of key topics, and give them the opportunity to access deep and cutting-edge content and empower instructors to incorporate this powerful and flexible resource into their courses in innovative ways.

(Human Kinetics Dance Library Collection is not available to schools in North America)


  • Fast, cross-searchable, digital access to Human Kinetics ebook content
  • A tailored taxonomy that recognizes the different areas kinesiology and exercise science
  • A powerful browse and search functionality allowing users to find relevant materials across all types of content and disciplines
  • Regular updates and new content making this an ever-expanding resource
  • Related Content links on every content page makes it easy to discover relevant material
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface for desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Easy to cite, share, and print content
  • Personal Account feature enables users to save books, chapters or other items to view later; organize saved items into folders; email and export citations; save searches and set up search alerts

Access options

IP Authentication, Referring URL, Single sign-on, Username and Password

To find out more about how the different access options work please see our General Access Information.

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What content is available in Human Kinetics Library?

Over 150 market-leading ebooks from Human Kinetics, including textbooks, supplementary monographs and materials for practitioners and over 200 instructional videos.

Find out more about the content.

Is the content included in Human Kinetics Library available online anywhere else?

Human Kinetics Library offers this collection of Human Kinetics titles digitally bundled for the first time. The ebooks on this platform are available digitally on an individual basis.

What is the coverage of Human Kinetics Library?

Human Kinetics Library covers the below subjects:

  • Active Aging
  • Anatomy
  • Athletic Training and Therapy
  • Biomechanics
  • Coaching
  • Cognition and Mental Health
  • Disability in Sport
  • Ergonomics and Occupational Health
  • Exercise Prescription, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Fitness and Health
  • Health Promotion
  • History of Sport
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Leadership
  • Motor Behavior
  • Nutrition and Supplements
  • Outdoor and Adventure Recreation
  • Physiology of Sport and Exercise
  • Program and Facility Management
  • Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Research Methods, Measurements, and Evaluation
  • Risk Management
  • Ethics in Sport
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Sport Law
  • Sport Management, Marketing and Finance
  • Sports Analytics and Performance
  • Strength Training
  • Therapeutic and Inclusive Recreation
  • Youth Sports and Fitness

Will the resource be updated?

New and updated content will be added to the platform once a year.