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
- Dr. Michael Connor receives President’s University-Wide Teaching Award for his achievements in providing excellence towards student learning, in supporting teaching development, and in his dedication to the School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences.
- Dr. Michael Riddell received second grants from GlycoNet and Mitacs to support his work on the treatment of insulin-induced hypoglycemia in people with Type 2 diabetes.
- Dr. Mazen Hamadeh & Dr. Joe Baker recipients of Dean's Award for Excellence for their accomplishments in educational leadership and innovation by Faculty of Health.
- PhD candidate Durdana Khan, along with Drs. Michael Rotondi, Heather Edgell and Hala Tamim investigate how the onset of menopause may be affected by shift work.
- PHD candidates Jonathan Memme, Ashley Oliveira, and Dr. David Hood have published novel findings addressing a long-running debate about the role of the tumor suppressor protein p53 in muscle metabolic health.
- Toronto Blue Jays hire alumni Jamie Vieira (MSc 2019; supervisor Dr. Janessa Drake) as club’s first female coach…..
- Dr. Anthony Scimè and his team finds muscle stem cells could benefit cancer cell division research.
- Dr. Oghenowede Eyawo receives 2021 Dahdaleh Institute Seed Grant for his proposal titled, “Critical perspectives on the epidemiological dimensions of COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa: What can the world learn?”
- CIHR funds Drs. Lauren Sergio, Heather Edgell and Alison Macpherson's study on concussion recovery in working-age adults.
- Gobi Sriranganathan, PHD candidate has been awarded the N. Sivalingam Award in Tamil Studies from the York Centre for Asian Research and a Seed Grant from the Canadian Gender+ Equity in Sport Research Hub (E-Alliance), both for her project titled, Sport leadership in the Greater Toronto Area Tamil diaspora: Exploring the lived experiences of sport leaders in Tamil grassroots sport organizations.
- 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.