BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
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.
A Bachelor of Science degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.
- 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.
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 we give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines. Late applications will be considered if places are still available for the fall term only.
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- Emergency Care in Sport and Exercise
- Assessment/Rehabilitation of the Hip, Spine and Pelvis
- Human Anatomy/Physiology
- Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
- Pain Management Strategies
Required credits are as follows:
- Honours in Exercise Science (60 credits)
- Major in Exercise Science (42 credits)
The Honours and Major each have specific required and optional courses. See curriculum details in the Undergraduate Calendar.
- Richard J. Renaud Science Complex
- The PERFORM Centre
- The HKAPSA Learning Lab (Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Student Association - HKAPSA)
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