The Graduate Program in Kinesiology and Health Science offers courses, research and professional training leading to a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), Master of Fitness Science (MFSc non thesis) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Our masters and doctoral program will prepare you for opportunities for advanced study in the following areas of specialization:
- Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
- Neuroscience and Biomechanics
- Health and Fitness Behaviours
- Dr. Jennifer Kuk's study shows sugar substitutes don't offer health benefits for individuals with obesity
- Dr. Sherry Grace leads panel investigating cardiac rehab in developing countries
- Dr. Michael Riddell’s research supports his vision to ensure that people with diabetes live longer, healthier and more active lives.
- Open Your Mind: A Q&A with neuroscientist Dr. Doug Crawford
- Dr. Doug Crawford recipient of Sarrazin Award Lectureship from the Canadian Physiological Society.
- Dr. Sherry Grace says women may adhere more to and benefit more from cardiac rehab programs if they are able to make their own program model choice.
- Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient, Dessi Zaharieva (PhD candidate) is excelling in martial arts and managing her diabetes.
- Alzheimer's study on women at risk shows deteriorating brain wiring says Dr. Lauren Sergio and Kara Hawkins (PhD candidate)
- CBC's Rick Mercer visits School of Kinesiology & Health Science.
- Alisa Fitisova (MSC candidate) video in health research competition
- Dr. Alison Macpherson's study finds significant increase in concussions among Ontario children and youth.
- Dr. William Gage published new ebook designed to help Parkinson's patients prevent falls.
- Dr. Jessica Fraser-Thomas' research shows when boys first start bodychecking in hockey, they find the freedom to hit other players without repercussions fun and exciting.
- Dr. Angelo Belcastro and Asal Moghaddaszadeh (MSc candidate) are partnering with international programs in response to a call for global action on physical activity among children.
- Dr. Dorota Crawford's research finds lipid levels during prenatal development can impact autism.