The Human Kinetics Library Core Collection combines Bloomsbury’s digital excellence with Human Kinetics’ market-leading sports and physical activity content, featuring an exclusive package of over 180 ebooks and 300 videos.
New for 2022: The Human Kinetics Library Core Collection has been updated with 14 new titles for 2022.
The collection contains over 180 market-leading ebooks from Human Kinetics, including textbooks, supplementary monographs and materials for practitioners.
Also included are over 300 videos from Human Kinetics, including demonstrations of exercise movements and explanations of key physical activity concepts.
Topics covered include:
|Active Aging||Nutrition and Supplements|
|Anatomy||Outdoor and Adventure Recreation|
|Athletic Training and Therapy||Physiology of Sport and Exercise|
|Biomechanics||Program and Facility Management|
|Coaching||Psychology of Sport and Exercise|
|Cognition and Mental Health||Research Methods, Measurements, and Evaluation|
|Disability in Sport||Risk Management|
|Ergonomics and Occupational Health||Ethics in Sport|
|Exercise Prescription, Instruction, and Assessment||Sociology of Sport|
|Fitness and Health||Sport Law|
|Health Promotion||Sport Management, Marketing and Finance|
|History of Sport||Sports Analytics and Performance|
|Kinesiology and Exercise Science||Strength Training|
|Leadership||Therapeutic and Inclusive Recreation|
|Motor Behavior||Youth Sports and Fitness|
Specific sports and activities covered include:
|Baseball||Golf||Running, Jogging and Cross Country|
|Basketball||Gymnastics||Skiing and Snowboarding|
|Bodybuilding||Hiking and Backpacking||Softball|
|Cycling and Mountain Biking||Lacrosse||Track and Field (Athletics)|
|Dance||Martial Arts and Self-Defense||Triathlon|
|Ice Skating||Tennis||Water Sports and Activities|
|Football (American)||Rock Climbing and Mountaineering||Weight Lifting|
A striking visual guide to releasing muscle tension and activating muscles for functional motion. Whether you are a casual exerciser or an elite athlete, you will learn how to preserve and maintain your body with over 300 exercises designed to improve mobility, facilitate recovery, reduce pain, and activate muscles.
In the constantly evolving world of fitness and exercise, it is challenging to become—and remain—an effective group exercise instructor. This Fourth Edition offers expert guidance in a variety of group exercise formats so current and aspiring instructors can hone their skills and create demand for their services.
While the impact of coaches on their athletes has been appreciated for more than a century, only recently have researchers reached a consensus concerning the key coaching principles and methods that consistently ensure the most positive outcomes for athletes and coaches. Sport Coaches’ Handbook presents this more holistic approach to coaching and provides possible applications to raise the quality of coaching around the globe.
Athletes do not all train the same way, but it is rare to see any athlete—at any level—exercise or compete without warming up. Although the warm-up can take many forms, smart coaches and athletes know that the warm-up should be a part of any training session.
Contains insights from an elite list of contributors who explain, using real-life examples, how they successfully and ethically “do” sport psychology. Methods that have worked for the most respected practitioners in the field are presented with an informal, engaging approach and rely substantially on dialogue and actual experiences.
Brings together the latest scientific research on nutrition planning and explains not just what to eat but also when and how to adjust eating plans for your body and specific energy needs. Whether it’s a heavy or light training day, in peak season or off-season, you’ll learn how to achieve your physique and performance goals safely, legally, and effectively.
Training protocols and progressions, complete with schematics of on-field conditioning drills, guide conditioning for players from youth to professional levels.
For many runners, running technique is an afterthought—one they don't think about until an injury or plateau keeps them from achieving their goals. Running Form underscores the importance of proper form and shows you how to elevate your performance to the greatest possible extent with the smallest risk of injury.
This science-based, multidimensional approach to athletic conditioning helps you build a strong and flexible foundation by infusing Pilates into training, resulting in complete training programs that tap into the seven pillars of training needed for success.
Provides a logical progression to understanding the many components of and processes in sport organizations. Readers will gain a strong theoretical foundation while learning how it applies within the context of the ever-changing field of sport management. .
Provides an analysis of the processes underlying human skill acquisition. As the first text to outline the multidisciplinary ecological dynamics framework for understanding movement behavior, this heavily updated edition stays on the cutting edge, with principles of nonlinear pedagogy and methodologies from the constraints-led approach.
From functions, features, and operational advice for your device to interpreting and applying the results, Heart Rate Training is a step-by-step guide to optimizing performance. You’ll learn how, when, and why monitors can, and should, be incorporated into your workouts, training, and conditioning program to produce maximum results.
Water fitness classes are more popular than ever—and with good reason, since they are fun, accessible, and effective. But how do you, as an instructor or trainer, keep them fresh? How do you continue to challenge your participants, who have varied interests and goals? Water Fitness Progressions has the answers.
Written by an industry veteran whose novel approach to marketing has garnered numerous national and international awards, this book delivers practical, affordable, and innovative marketing ideas for any new or existing aquatic facility, of any type and size.