Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health.
This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.
In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.
Programs of Study
York researchers advance work on bicycles for social change
Researchers at York University aim to co-develop a Bicycles for Development TransnationalCollective website to mobilize and amplify efforts of those working in the bicycles for development field. Lyndsay Hayhurst The team is led by Faculty of Health As ...Read more
New and renewed Canada Research Chairs at forefront of important, future-defining research
York University has gained four new and three renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Professors Antony Chum, Arash Habibi Lashkari, Kohitij Kar and Liya Ma received new CRC appointments and Professors Christopher Caputo, Raymond W.M. Kwong and Regina Ri ...Read more
York study shows long-term weight loss success requires multiple attempts
Gaining back pounds as soon as a diet is over is all too common for people attempting to lose weight (often characterized as a failure of the individual, indicative of a lack of willpower and discipline), but a new study from scholars in York Universit ...Read more
Seeking novel therapies for chronic fatigue syndrome and long COVID
Heather Edgell COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH headed by women’s cardiovascular health expert Heather Edgell may provide new hope for those grappling with the debilitating effects of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and long COVID. Sy ...Read more
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