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) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Our masters and doctoral program will prepare you for opportunities for advanced study in the following areas:
- Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
- Neural and Biomechanical Control of Movement
- Health and Fitness Behaviours
- Socio-Cultural and Policy Studies in Sport and Physical Activity
- Mitch McSweeney, PHD candidate wins the 2020 best conference paper award for the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand conference
- Dr. Parissa Safai receives 2019-20 Dean's Award for Excellence in Service & Engagement Impact
- Dr. Lauren Sergio receives 2019-20 Dean's Award for Research Excellence.
- A letter of thanks and a view of the future from Dr. Will Gage
- Dr. Brad Meisner collaborated on a joint statement of the Canadian Association on Gerontology and the Canadian Journal on Aging about the response needed to understand the impact COVID-19 has on older adults and aging in Canada.
- Dr. Christopher Perry receives President’s Emerging Research Leadership (PERLA) Award 2020. Read more.
- Dr. David Hood is a finalist for the 2019 Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship. Read more.
- Dr. Michael Riddell discusses how diabetics can monitor their blood sugar as athletes
- PHD candidate, Jacqueline Kathnelson (Dr. Will Gage, supervisor) breaking down taboos surrounding sexuality after spinal cord injury.
- Dr. Lucia Gagliese recognized for her work earns a Kalanithi Writing Award.
- Drs. Ali Abdul-Sater and Michael Rotondi are both awarded CIHR funding to support research on inflammatory disease and improving measurement of urban Indigenous children's health.
- A pilot study led by PhD candidate Loren Yavelberg (Dr. Veronica Jamnik, supervisor) shows wearable tech may aid in insulin dosing during exercise for those with diabetes.
- Study led by Dr. Jennifer Kuk, shows faster weight loss no better than slow weight loss for health benefits.
- New research led by Dr. David Hood, identifies protein that affects muscle health during exercise.
- Drs. Tara Haas, Emilie Roudier, Rolando Ceddia and Christopher Perry new research could be considered a breakthrough discovery in understanding obesity-associated events that worsen an individual's health.
- Dr. Michael Connor research suggests supplements could improve cancer treatment in obese patients