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3 Human Kinetics textbooks

We offer resources for instructors at all levels

Human Kinetics publishes books that meet the needs of higher education lecturers and professors.

Desk copies are provided free of charge to qualified faculty who are considering the text as a Required Course Text. If you are considering the text as a supplemental text or are planning to use it for personal/reference use, we do ask that it be purchased directly through our website.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide complimentary copies for libraries or tutoring centres.

Adopting a textbook

Browse by store, or contact your sales representative to find textbooks of interest for your course.

The best way to decide on a textbook is to see it for yourself! We offer free desk copies to qualified faculty allowing you to make the best choice for your students. Complete the desk copy request form now.

Do you still have questions? Contact a sales representative directly to get your questions answered and start the review process.

We want your feedback. After you review a textbook, please fill out the online evaluation form. Your feedback allows us to continue developing outstanding resources for the sport and physical activity field!

Ancillary materials accompany many Human Kinetics textbooks and are available free to instructors who adopt the book for their course. To request these materials,

Bookstore orders: 
Please help us to make sure students can buy the textbooks they need to succeed on your course. Please provide your campus or local bookstore with the textbook(s) title and ISBN for your course.

Select textbooks may also be ordered by your bookstore in eBook format. Click here for a list of eBook ISBNs specifically for academic bookstore use. If the text you wish to adopt has an online student resource or study guide, you may also order the online resource or study guide as a separate component.


Ancillary materials

Did you know most of our textbooks come with ancillaries? These instructor resources are free to course adopters and granted by your sales representative. You can create a well-organised syllabus using the tools from our ancillaries and test your students understanding by building quizzes from test packages using sample exercises.

What do you get as an instructor?

Test Package

This gives you a selection of questions for each chapter, both multiple choice, and essay format. They can be utilised to create your own tests and quizzes for use with your students and classes.

Instructor Guide

This covers areas that students often find difficult to understand. It includes suggested course outlines, reading schedules and class assessments, as well as key references, chapter quizzes and video clips.

Presentation Package

These ready-made presentations, for every chapter of the book, feature hundreds of slides highlighting the key concepts, including images and video clips. There’s also a blank presentation template for you to pick and choose relevant content specific to your course.

Image Bank

All of the figures, tables and diagrams contained in the text, sorted by chapter, can be used to develop customised presentations based on your specific course requirements. You can also use them to create flyers and handouts for your students.

What do your students get?

Web Study Guide

The student resource comes with new texts and eBooks and includes tips, key points and activities, such as video-based projects and self assessments.

View a comprehensive list of Human Kinetics textbooks containing online instructor resources.

Contact a sales representative directly to get access to ancillaries for your course.

How to access Human Kinetics Ancillaries

Once your sales representative has granted you access to the relevant teaching ancillaries for your course you can access them via the MY E-PRODUCTS link at the top right-hand side of our website. Watch the video below for a full demonstration.

Custom Publishing
We are pleased to offer this option allowing you to select and combine chapters from multiple HK texts that will best meet the needs of your specific course(s).

Please complete the form to request a custom book solution to create the perfect resource for your course.

Find a Sales Representative
Contact the sales representative for your area to help you find the perfect textbook and assist you with other course needs.

UK and Ireland

0113 255 5665 ext 207

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Nick Dent 
+44 (0) 113 255 5665 ext 203