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Program Name: Human Kinetics
Program Code: HK
Faculty: Kinesiology & Health Studies
Campuses: U of R
Degree: Bachelor Degree (4 Years)
Related Programs: Kinesiology (unsure of major)
Program Description

Human kinetics explores the relationship between the body and activity. The program focuses on biomechanics, physiology, exercise physiology and movement theory in relation to health and disease. Also referred to as exercise science, it is a very popular choice for students interested in pre-professional studies for physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic medicine and medicine.

Sample Courses:
Fitness Appraisal and Exercise Leadership, Motor Behaviour, Clinical Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates pursue careers as exercise therapists, health research scientists, wellness coordinators and ergonomics consultants.


Last Updated Date: April 28, 2016 12:14 PM