Human Kinetics (HK)
Out of Province Requirements
Help Improve Health and Performance
Gain Hands-on and Theoretical Knowledge
Critically analyze experimental design, data analysis and interpretation in human movement, physical activity and exercise science research – from the lab to the classroom.
Broaden Your Health and Performance Foundation
Explore the biological aspects of human movement, function, and performance in health, aging, and chronic disease and study nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, genetics, and genomics throughout the program.
Research Courses Tailored to Your Interests
Take the opportunity to complete an in-depth research course with a faculty member in a discipline related to your interests and career goals.
What Can You Do with a Degree in Human Kinetics?
Human Kinetics graduates enjoy challenging careers in a variety of healthcare, business and performance settings. Graduates of this program gain the requirements to become a certified Kinesiologist, pursue graduate work or a variety of related professional programs.
Here are a few careers our graduates have successfully pursued:
- Health researcher
- Ergonomist/health and safety officer
- Respiratory educator
- Medical affairs coordinator
- Disability management advisor
Why Human Kinetics?
How can we improve human health, movement, nutrition, and well-being for different life stages and abilities?
During your studies in Human Kinetics (HK) at the U of G, you will experience comprehensive hands-on laboratories in exercise testing and assessment of human movement, and an in-depth dissection-based anatomical study of the human body, diving into human physiology, nutrition and biomechanics, biology and more.
Students in the Human Kinetics (HK) program may also be interested in studying Biomedical Science, Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, or other majors.
Hear From A Human Kinetics Student
I chose Human Kinetics because I'm interested in human anatomy and looking for a career in health care or paramedics after.
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