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School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

Study movement, energy and the science of sports.

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences 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.

Academic Advisor

Dr. Barbara Ravel

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 1038

Email: bravel@laurentian.ca

Office: B-243, B.F.Avery Physical Education Centre Sudbury Campus
Email Address: bravel@laurentian.ca

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By land area, Greater Sudbury is the largest city in Ontario and as such, the great outdoors beckon with its vast expanse of lakes and waterways, varied terrain, forests and comprehensive network of trails.
Delivery Method: On campus
Program Language: English

Ontario High School Applicants

Ontario High School applicants require a minimum average of 70% in their best six Grade 12 4U/M courses. Specific Grade 12 courses are as follows:

           Outdoor Adventure Leadership

           Grade 12 4U English

                         Grade 12 4U Biology, Exercise Science or Intro to Kinesiology

                         Four Grade 12 4U/M courses (Chemistry and second language course are recommended)

 

                Health Promotion

           Grade 12 4U English

                         Grade 12 4U Biology, Exercise Science or Intro to Kinesiology

                         Grade 12 4U Chemistry

                         Three Grade 12 4U/M courses

 

                Sport and Physical Education     

             Grade 12 4U English

                           Grade 12 4U Biology, Exercise Science or Intro to Kinesiology

                           Four Grade 12 4U/M courses

 

                Kinesiology

             Grade 12 4U English or 1 Français (depending on language of study)

                           Grade 12 4U Advanced Functions

                           Grade 12 4U Chemistry

                           Three Grade 12 4U/M courses (calculus, physics and vectors are recommended)

 

                Sport Psychology

                         Grade 12 4U English

                         Five Grade 12 4U/M courses

 

Advanced Placement

Applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses in appropriate subjects with a grade of 4 or higher may receive transfer credits equivalent to a maximum of 12 credits. Applicants must also meet the admission requirements listed above as Advanced Placement courses are not accepted in place of the Grade 12 requirements.

 

International Baccalaureate

Applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate are eligible for admission provided they have achieved a minimum score of 28 and have fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level). Applicants may receive transfer credits for higher level courses with grades of 5 or higher. Applicants must submit the International Baccalaureate transcript to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.

 

Canadian High School Applicants from Outside Ontario

Applicants require the successful completion of their secondary school diploma with the equivalent course requirements as Ontario applicants. Applicants from the Province of Quebec require a minimum of the first year of the Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP) program or grade 12 with a minimum 75% average. Applicants who have completed two or three years of a CEGEP program will be considered for admission with advanced standing.

 

High School Applicants from the United States of America

Applicants must have completed grade 12 from an accredited secondary school with a minimum overall B average and must include the equivalent subject requirements as applicants from Ontario High Schools, including English.

 

Applicants from Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology

Applicants who have completed a minimum of one year of college studies with a minimum overall C average may be eligible for admission.  For students who have completed two or three year programs, Laurentian has many articulation agreements designed to enhance student mobility.  For information with respect to articulation agreements, applicants should contact the Office of Admission.

 

Applicants from other Universities and Colleges

Applicants wishing to be considered for admission must submit official transcripts to the Office of Admissions. Transcripts are assessed for admissibility and possible transfer of credits.

 

Applicants from Other Countries

Applicants from other countries wishing to be considered for admission must submit official transcripts and supporting documents to the Office of Admissions. These documents should be submitted in their original language as well as in an official translation into English or French.

Applicants to English language programs who have not completed at least three years of English academic study must also present an English-language proficiency test result (TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL or MELAB) with the required minimum score. Applicants who do not meet the minimum and who are otherwise admissible are offered the opportunity to enrol in Laurentian’s English Academic Preparation (EAP) Program. Please refer to the website of Laurentian International for more details.

1. Know what type of OUAC application you will need to complete

The Ontario Universities Application Center (OUAC) processes applications for admission to Laurentian University.

Ontario Highschool Students

If you are currently attending an Ontario high school, you will be required to use the 101 Application.

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Other Undergraduate Applicants

Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 Application.

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2. Review your program entry requirements carefully

Ensure that you meet the prerequisites for each program that you are applying to. This information is covered under the Admissions Requirements section on our programs page. At the Undergraduate level, the Architecture program requires a Portfolio submission for consideration for the program. For more details, please review their program page.

3. Login to the OUAC website and complete your application

Ontario Highschool Students (101 Applicants)

You will require a PIN from your school guidance team to access and complete the application. Go to the 101 Login Portal link and use your PIN to create a new account. Once completed, please follow the 101 Application Guide to complete your application.

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Other Undergraduate Applicants (105 Applicants)

Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 application. You can learn more here 105 Application Guide. Follow this link to the 105 Portal and create a new account.

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Learn More

Learn more on our how to apply to undergraduate programs page.

Detailed How To Apply

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.


Outdoor Adventure Leadership (BPHE) (120 credits)

Health Promotion (BPHE) (120 credits)

Kinesiology (BPHE) (120 credits)

Kinesiology (B.Sc.) (120 credits)

Sport Psychology (B.A.) (120 credits)

 

Academic Regulations

To be in good academic standing in the School of Human Kinetics, the student must:
1) satisfy all conditions of admission;
2) not fail more than 3 credits in an academic year or in the previous 30 credits;
3) maintain a cumulative overall average of at least 4.0 on all courses taken.
A student who fails to attain good academic standing may be allowed to continue on probation for no more than one year (or 30 credits). If after one probationary period, the student does attain good academic standing, he or she may proceed in program.  However, if after the probationary period, the student fails to attain good academic standing, he or she must withdraw from the School of Human Kinetics, but may apply to transfer to another program at the university.
A student who fails over 6 credits in the 1st-year of program may not proceed to upper year PHED courses.
After one calendar year, a student who has been asked to withdraw from the program may petition the Senate Committee on Academic Regulations and Awards for readmission, but such measures should have the recommendation of the academic unit before being considered by the Senate Committee.

PHED-1006EL - Exercise Science, Wellness and Health PHED-1019EL - Volleyball PHED-1029EL - PHED-1039EL - Dance I PHED-1049EL - Track and Field PHED-1059EL - PHED-1069EL - Dance II PHED-1079EL - Basketball PHED-1089EL - Aquatics PHED-1099EL - Outdoor School I PHED-1106EL - Human Movement PHED-1198EL - Professional Development Seminar PHED-1206EL - Perspectives of Physical Education and Sport PHED-1506EL - Anatomy and Kinesiology I PHED-1507EL - Anatomy and Kinesiology II PHED-0210EL - Kinesiology Colloquium PHED-2019EL - PHED-2029EL - PHED-2069EL - Soccer PHED-2079EL - Advanced Basketball PHED-2099EL - Outdoor School II PHED-2116EL - Biomechanics I PHED-2119EL - Alpine Skiing PHED-2129EL - PHED-2139EL - Snow Boarding PHED-2149EL - Wilderness Survival PHED-2159EL - Canoe Tripping Leadership PHED-2169EL - PHED-2189EL - Rugby PHED-2198EL - Professional Development Seminar PHED-2206EL - Motor Learning PHED-2209EL - Tennis PHED-2216EL - Research Methods in Human Kinetics PHED-2229EL - Badminton PHED-2249EL - Curling PHED-2259EL - Minor Games PHED-2269EL - Hockey PHED-2307EL - Program Organization in Physical and Health Education PHED-2309EL - PHED-2317EL - Risk Management in Physical Education, Sport and Recreation PHED-2329EL - Cross-Country Skiing PHED-2339EL - PHED-2389EL - Flag Football and Ultimate Frisbee PHED-2399EL - Lacrosse PHED-2406EL - Introduction to Outdoor Education PHED-2506EL - Physiology I PHED-2507EL - Physiology II PHED-2526EL - Introduction to Ergonomics PHED-2606EL - Adventure Leadership PHED-0310EL - Kinesiology Colloquium PHED-3009EL - Independent Practicum I PHED-3019EL - Independent Practicum II PHED-3029EL - Climbing and Rescue Management PHED-3049EL - Outdoor Adventure Leadership Practicum PHED-3059EL - Practicum in Health Promotion I PHED-3069EL - Practicum in Health Promotion II PHED-3099EL - Outdoor School III PHED-3116EL - Expedition Planning PHED-3117EL - Traumatology for Physical Educators PHED-3126EL - Physiology of Exercise PHED-3129EL - Expedition Leadership Practicum PHED-3146EL - Health Promotion in the Corporate Setting PHED-3159EL - Practical Group Exercise Leadership
PHED-3198EL - Professional Development Seminar PHED-3209EL - Therapeutic Exercise PHED-3219EL - Basic Principles of Weight Training PHED-3229EL - Gerontology and Exercise PHED-3236EL - Outdoor Facilitation and Team Building PHED-3259EL - Yoga PHED-3269EL - Karate PHED-3406EL - Mental Training in Sport Psychology PHED-3506EL - Health Education PHED-3507EL - Community Health PHED-3526EL - Health Policy PHED-3546EL - International Health Education PHED-3556EL - Alternative Health PHED-3615EL - Wilderness Emergency Management PHED-3806EL - Functional Assessment PHED-3905EL - Outddor Adventure Leadership Internship PHED-3996EL - Special Topics in Sport Psychology PHED-0410EL - Kinesiology Colloquium PHED-4006EL - Fitness: Evaluation and Prescription PHED-4009EL - White Water Canoing PHED-4029EL - Special Physical Activities PHED-4059EL - PHED-4069EL - Raquet Sports (Squash, Advanced Badminton, Table Tennis) PHED-4094EL - Professional Certification PHED-4106EL - Adapted Physical Education PHED-4107EL - Human Development and Physical Activity PHED-4109EL - Wilderness Camping PHED-4116EL - Advanced Outdoor Expedition PHED-4129EL - Navigation and River Rescue PHED-4136EL - Biomechanics II PHED-4139EL - Sea Kayaking PHED-4147EL - Advanced Studies of Human Fitness and Wellness in the Corporate Setting PHED-4149EL - River Rescue PHED-4199EL - ADVL Senior Seminar PHED-4207EL - Neuromotor Control PHED-4209EL - Winter Camping PHED-4216EL - Sports Psychology PHED-4217EL - Sports in Society PHED-4226EL - Fitness and Lifestyle Consulting PHED-4417EL - PHED-4427EL - PHED-4446EL - Risk Management in Outdoor Environments PHED-4447EL - Recreational to Therapeutic Adventure PHED-4457EL - Introduction to Therapeutic Adventure Programming PHED-4507EL - Nutrition PHED-4516EL - Stress Management PHED-4536EL - Ergonomics Methods PHED-4546EL - Mental Health and Wellness PHED-4547EL - Principles of Health and Disease PHED-4597EL - Health Promotion Seminar PHED-4606EL - Historical and Comparative Sport and Physical Education PHED-4607EL - The Olympic Games PHED-4706EL - Independent Study I PHED-4707EL - Current Issues in Physical Education I PHED-4716EL - Independent Study II PHED-4717EL - Current Issues in Physical Education II PHED-4797EL - Senior Seminar PHED-4824EL - Kinesiology Internship II PHED-4906EL - Internship PHED-4907EL - Sport and Physical Education Internship PHED-4916EL - Health Promotion Internship PHED-4996EL - Sport Psychology Internship

List of Faculty Members

Sessional Faculty

  • Randy Battochio
  • Jean Benoit
  • Lise Brown
  • Michelle K Brunette
  • Jeremie Carreau
  • Carlo Castrechino
  • Randy Cavallin
  • Jasmine Coulombe
  • Carla Cox
  • Charles Fink
  • Sarah Forbes
  • Sheila Gagnon
  • Andrew Gerhard
  • Derrick Gordon
  • Lynn Kabaroff
  • Thomas Kingston
  • Jean-Gilles Larocque
  • Michelle Laurence
  • Jeffrey McGarry
  • Alexia Presello
  • Raymond Savignac
  • Peg Scherzinger
  • Ashley Shelswell
  • Joshua Sklar
  • Andelka Tuttle
  • Jennifer Wilson
  • Melissa Wiman

 

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Jaouad Alem

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Jian Chen

Jian Chen

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Sandra Dorman

Sandra Dorman

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Tammy Eger

Tammy Eger

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Alain Gauthier

Alain Gauthier

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Alison Godwin

Alison Godwin

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Sylvain Grenier

Sylvain Grenier

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Georges Kpazai

Georges Kpazai

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Michel Larivière

Michel Larivière

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Kerry McGannon

Kerry McGannon

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Ginette Michel

Ginette Michel

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Sebastien Nault

Sebastien Nault

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Barbara Ravel

Barbara Ravel

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Stephen Ritchie

Stephen Ritchie

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Robert Schinke

Robert Schinke

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Amanda Schweinbenz

Amanda Schweinbenz

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Line Tremblay

Line Tremblay

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