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), Masters of Fitness Science Non-Thesis (MFSc) 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:
- Lack of cardiac rehab programs a global issue, says Dr. Sherry Grace
- Kara Hawkins (PhD candidate) receives 2014-15 Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award for her research aimed at enhancing early detection of Alzheimer's disease in women.
- 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.
- Constantine Poulos' (MSC) research reports professional soccer players find artificial turf riskier
- Elnaz Moghimi (MSC candidate) wins People's Choice Award and advances to 3MT Provincial Finals on April 24, 2014 at McMaster University.
- Making More People Healthier, Longer: Noah Wayne (PhD candidate) at TEDxYorkU
- Dr. Michael Rotondi awarded a $136,681 CIHR grant to look at developing new statistical methods to analyze the health of Aboriginal Peoples and to understand the role fat cells play in diabetes.
- Dr. David Hood, Dr. Ayesha Saleem and Heather Carter (PhD candidate) study shows lake of p53 protein reduces benefits of endurance exercise.
- Dr. David Hood's research shows regular exercise leads to better energy distribution in muscle.
- Brian Street (PhD candidate) and Dr. Will Gage's study shows that an individual’s perception of their function with knee replacement surgery is different based upon age.
- Ontario moves to create the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (CKO).