Human Kinetics (MHK)

Complete research related to physical education, sport, fitness, health, or wellness within Canadian and international contexts.


Discover the science of sport, physical exercise, and how it applies to human health.

Develop your knowledge and practical skills related to community health promotion, chronic disease prevention, and rehabilitation. Understand and explore the limits of human movement throughout the lifespan.

Apply your focus to biomechanics, exercise physiology, and psychomotor behavior, and the psycho-social contributions to human movement. Prepare for a career in research, teaching, and industry.

Become a part of the preventative healthcare field. Health, fitness, and rehabilitation are the foundations to living a healthy life.

Key Features

Gain hands-on research and applied experience with the optional internship course.
Complete the program with a combination of full-time coursework and a thesis.
Benefit from guidance and counselling for your thesis preparation from your supervisor and thesis committee.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: personal trainer, kinesiologist, coach, recreation director, athletic therapist, fitness programmer and evaluator, recreation therapist, research, teaching and industry.

Many careers can be found in the public and private sector.

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