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  • Refer to Fit Copyright Guidelines below for fair use of our publications.

    To obtain copyright permission to use or reprint published material from FiT Publishing books, journals and electronic resources, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center.

    If you have any questions pertaining to copyrighted material, please contact us.

  • Introduction

    FiT Publishing is the principle publishing company of the International Center for Performance Excellence (ICPE) at West Virginia University. FiT specializes in textbooks, trade books, eBooks, and scholarly journals. FiT began in 1984, and was incorporated into West Virginia University’s International Center for Performance Excellence (ICPE) in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences in 2004. As the publishing division of ICPE, FiT’s revenue is used in large part to support the educational mission of the ICPE, its College, and the University.

  • Go Green and Save Green with an eBook

    We’re always looking for ways to provide practical solutions for students to save money on textbooks, and our eBooks are doing just that! Look for the eBook logo to save more than 40% on our most popular titles.

    There is no need for special electronic readers or gadgets with FiT eBooks. After purchasing your eBook from our website, all you need to get started is a computer and access to the Internet. Please note that FiT eBooks cannot be downloaded and no refunds will be given.

  • Course Adoption Program

    FiT is a leading publisher of books and journals in sport and exercise psychology, sport management, sport sociology, coaching and physical education. Our extensive line of textbooks in the physical activity and sport sciences disciplines have been adopted for use in classrooms throughout the world. Suggested uses, a table of contents, and an excerpt are available for each requested textbook. Instructors may review designated textbooks for course adoption for a 60 day period. 

  • How to Place an Order

    Bookstore and distributor representatives can submit orders in three ways: by phone, fax, or email.

    800.477.4384, ext 1 (toll free)

    304.293.6658 (fax)


    USA Tradebook Distributor


  • Resources for Current or Prospective FiT Authors

    FiT Publishing is committed to offering the highest quality books in the sport sciences. To assist you through the book development process, we offer guidelines through every phase of book production, copyrights and permissions policies, and strategies for marketing your book.

    Prospective authors can learn how to assemble and submit a book proposal to FiT by downloading our Guidelines for Book Authors.