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Permissions Information

Response Time for Permissions Requests

Standard response time for a request is three weeks; however your request may take more or less time depending on the completeness of the information provided and the current volume of requests.

When to Request Permission to Use Human Kinetics Materials

  • If you would like to use Human Kinetics material in a promotional manner (book covers or excerpts in a magazine or newspaper article, or on your Web site), you’ll need to contact your local office. For U.S. requests please e-mail us at
  • For questions about translating products into other languages, please contact Drew Tyler at
  • If you intend to copy materials for use in a course packet or make multiple copies for other classroom use, contact your local office. U.S. requesters should contact the Academic Permissions Service of the Copyright Clearance Center, Inc, by calling 978-750-8400 or faxing 978-646-8600. Their mailing address is 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923. You may also contact them through their Web site:
  • If you intend to use Human Kinetics material for any other purpose, or if a publication is needed in an alternative format for a student with disabilities, you must submit an online permissions request form. Questions about completing the form can be addressed to

Information for Authors

You need permission to use material you have written for Human Kinetics. We require that you inform us of your plans to use your material elsewhere. There is usually no problem in granting the request and the fee is generally waived. However, we may deny a request to use substantial portions of your HK work in a competing work for another publisher. Refer to your contract for details or contact HK’s Proprietary Rights Manager at

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