Human Kinetics Library Platform - About Human Kinetics Library

About the Human Kinetics Library Platform

"Acquiring Human Kinetics Library would benefit undergraduate institutions that have a kinesiology or exercise science program, especially those looking for textbooks [and] visual content"
Doody’s Review Service, 2020, Roxanne Backowski, MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

The Human Kinetics Library is the digital home to a growing range of online resources that combines Bloomsbury’s digital excellence with Human Kinetics’ market-leading sports, physical activity and dance content.

The Human Kinetics Library is built around a mission 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. This user-friendly platform will support students in developing a comprehensive understanding of key topics, give researchers 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.

The Human Kinetics Library is home to the Human Kinetics Library Core Collection, as well as modules on Dance Technique, Physical and Health Education, Health Care in Sport and Exercise, and Sports Skills.

Platform highlights

  • Access to market leading content including textbooks, supplementary monographs, and materials for practitioners.
  • With a growing collection of products on offer, libraries can create a rich, bespoke package that best serves the research needs of their users.
  • Highly visual and engaging content, including a suite of instructional videos, images and audio clips to create a rich and rewarding instructional experience for instructors and students.
  • User friendly platform featuring an engaging, easy-to-navigate interface and sophisticated indexing and searching tools, allowing for easy research and discoverability at the chapter level.
  • A bespoke taxonomy to allow the user to discover the most relevant content.
  • Annual updates of new ebooks and videos.