Why study Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology?
Develop the knowledge and skills to address the physical activity needs of special populations. If you have an appreciation for people with disabilities or chronic disease conditions, their lifestyle, and their exercise possibilities, you will find this program of interest. You will learn how to adapt traditional exercise forms, fitness assessment techniques and training protocols to meet the needs of people with physical and sensory impairments. You will learn how the health care delivery system works, and its implications for the field of adapted and therapeutic physical activity.
Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology* (78 credits)
BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology* (69 credits)
*Admission is to the Major in Exercise Science. Students seeking admission to the above programs may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Admission is to the Major in Exercise Science. Students seeking admission to the Honours program may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
After your degree
Our program opens up careers paths in health- and fitness–related sectors that can include:
Assessing human movement, performance and function in healthy and clinical populations
Developing rehabilitation programs for people with various chronic diseases (including cardiac, pulmonary, metabolic, oncologic, renal) and clients with injuries
Creating, planning and implementing a variety of fitness activities and programs for diverse populations
Promoting healthy lifestyles to enhance quality of life
Conducting workplace assessments to reduce the risk of employee injury