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Kinesiology - Movement Science (BHK)

Focusing on the “human” in movement science and active living will provide you with all of the tools to become a leader in health and a variety of other industry sectors. You’ll like the family feel of this faculty, and there are lots of opportunities for hands-on learning through co-op, internships, community outreach, and conducting research with our leading scientists in state-of-the-art labs.

  • Audiologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Ergonomist
  • Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Health Educator
  • Human Factors Specialist
  • Registered Kinesiologist
  • Laboratory Co-ordinator
  • Learning Specialist
  • Life Coach
  • Medical Doctor
  • Naturopathic Doctor
  • Nutritionist/Dietitian
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Professor
  • Research Assistant
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Sport Psychology Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Anatomy
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Ergonomics
  • Sport Psychology
  • Health and Wellness 
  • Sport & Rehabilitation
  • Explore Kinesiology internships and field placements

  • Apply for co-op in the winter semester to begin first work term in second year

  • Student exchange opportunities for middle years in such locations as Australia, Belgium, and the UK

  • Career information sessions held by Human Kinetics alumni

  • Join a club like the HK Student SocietyKinOne or UWSA

  • Attend the annual Kinesiology Research Day 

  • Volunteer opportunities in athletics and recreation (e.g. student athletic therapist, varsity team manager)

  • Conduct field research with faculty member

  • Gain valuable field experience through research labs in areas such as biomechanics, sport psychology, motor control and physiology

  • Join the UWindsor Kinesiology team to compete at the nationwide Kinesiology Games competition

  • Understanding the theories of health and fitness and contemporary trends in kinesiology practice
  • Devising, administering, and evaluating injury prevention and rehabilitation plans based on best practices
  • Performing effective physical risk assessments appropriate for work, leisure, and sporting activities
  • Organizing and overseeing physical activity programs for individuals and groups of all demographics across the lifespan
  • Conducting appropriate research using modern, approved methodologies; critically appraising and evaluating research findings

Program Requirements

Course Requirements: English (ENG4U). One of Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), or Physics (SPH4U).  

Minimum Average: 70% (70% in Grade 12 U English/ENG4U and 70% in one of Biology/SBI4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, or Physics/SPH4U)

Mean Average: 83% (Entering Fall 2022)

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