Founded in 1974, Human Kinetics is the world’s biggest independent publisher of sport, health, dance, fitness, PE and recreation resources. Its mission is to increase the knowledge, enhance the performance, and improve the health and fitness of all people around the globe by developing and delivering authoritative information about physical activity and sport. Human Kinetics is organized into three divisions - Academic Division, the Journals Division, and the Trade and Professional Division - each with the purpose of producing publications or educational programs.
Human Kinetics leads the world in providing information related to physical activity. That information takes many forms: textbooks and their ancillaries, consumer books, journals, online courses, video, digital products, and more. This information touches the lives of millions of people worldwide who are interested in some form of physical activity. Those people include college students and professors, personal trainers, rehabilitation specialists, athletes, coaches, physical educators, nutritionists and more.