Human Kinetics

Study movement, energy and the science of sports.

Overview

 

Human health and wellness is a growing and ever-evolving industry. Get in the game and on track for a career that keeps up with a health-conscious public.

Human Kinetics includes five programs that, in distinct ways, examine the field of physical education, including research methods and the impact of physical activity and fitness on health and wellness within Canadian and international contexts.

  •           Students select one of the following programs:
  •           Outdoor Adventure Leadership (Bachelor of Physical and Health Education)
  •           Health Promotion (Bachelor of Physical and Health Education)
  •           Sport and Physical Education (Bachelor of Physical and Health Education)
  •           Kinesiology (Bachelor of Science)
  •           Sport Psychology (Bachelor of Arts)


Students may also be enrolled in the Concurrent BEd program with the above programs with the exception of Kinesiology.

College of Kinesiologists of Ontario http://www.coko.ca/

Human Kinetics is a discipline focused on the study and practice of human movement and exercise and their impact on health and physical performance. The programs will help students develop knowledge and practical skills related to community health promotion, chronic disease prevention, and rehabilitation.

Human Kinetics is concerned with understanding capacities for, and limits of, human movement at different ages and with the role of physical activity in human health.

The programs focus on the disciplines of biomechanics, exercise physiology, and psychomotor behavior.

Key Features

Learn the limitations and the extent of movement the human body can achieve at various ages and stages of growth.
Gain an understanding of the psycho-social contributions to human movement.
Tailor your degree and pursue your areas of interest.

Career Opportunities

Adventure education or travel, athletic therapy, coaching, community recreation, education, ergonomics, fitness, gerontology, graduate studies, health services in the public and private sectors, medical school, nutrition, physiotherapy, professional programs.

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