At Human Kinetics, our mission is to produce innovative, informative products in all areas of physical activity that help people worldwide lead healthier, more active lives.
Human Kinetics is committed to providing quality informational and educational products in the physical activity and health fields that meet the needs of our diverse customers. Within the physical activity field, recreational and organised sports are a major focus.
Our customers include scholars who study physical activity and health issues; professionals who apply sport, physical activity, and health knowledge in delivering useful services; and the public who engage in fitness and sports activities in many forms and who benefit from living healthier lifestyles.
We are committed to providing not only information but also solutions that help our customers practice their professions better and live healthier, more enjoyable lives.
We are committed to providing accurate, useful information and education, packaged and delivered at affordable prices with technology being a key driving force in improving our products and their accessibility.
We are committed to being a leader in our field through innovation and expansion around the world.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Careers in Sport, Fitness and Exercise is a student guide to landing a dream job in one of today’s most exciting, popular and fastest-growing industries.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise details job descriptions, information on working conditions, salary ranges, responsibilities, key skills and required certifications for 36 professions.
It offers students advice on choosing the correct career path by providing an overview of the various job options, identifying the right course and how to ultimately land their dream job.
Advice on careers in sport, fitness, physical activity and education
BASES has developed this guide in association with Human Kinetics. You can download a free copy of the BASES Careers Guide here. Please feel free to distribute copies to colleagues and students.
- Choosing courses at school and college
- Choosing undergraduate and postgraduate courses
- Funding for postgraduate courses
- Career opportunities
- Managing your careers
- 17 Career profiles
Careers in Sport and Leisure
Careers in Sport is a website that provides students who want a job in sport and leisure with the information to establish their career. Experts from organisations such as the FA, Premier League, Radio 1 and UK Sport describe their typical day, the benefits and disadvantages of the profession, their salary and advice on the qualifications and experience required.
Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism: A Positioning Approach outlines a step-by-step plan for career development based on the technique of positioning.
In contrast to traditional job search methods, the positioning approach shows how to increase the chances of securing a preferred job by placing yourself close to the person with whom you want to work, the place or organization where you want to work, or the position that fulfills your career goals.
Whether just beginning a course of study or entering the profession, Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism will help readers develop the skills and tools to get the job they want.
Useful Careers Websites
Below are a list of websites that may help you find the right job or career in sport, fitness, physical activity or physical education (PE).
The websites below are not controlled or maintained by Human Kinetics and as such we can not be held responsible in any manner for their content.
Sport and Exercise Sciences (Kinesiology)
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
National Health Service (NHS)
Higher Education and Studentships
Sport and Leisure (General)
Physical Education (PE)