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.
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York University celebrates its researchers
One of the most anticipated events of the academic year, the York Research Awards Celebration, took place May 11. While the event was held virtually due to ongoing pandemic restrictions, the format st…
Associate Professor Chris Ardern to serve as associate dean, research in Faculty of Health
The following is a message prepared by Dean Paul McDonald, Faculty of Health: Professor Maz Fallah announced in December 2020 that he had accepted a wonderful opportunity to serve as the new dean of the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Guelph.
CIHR funds York study on concussion recovery in working-age adults
New funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) will support a York-led study to investigate the influence of sex-related differences in cognitive-motor integration on concussion recovery in working-age adults.
Faculty of Health highlights excellence in teaching, research and service
Awards that highlight faculty accomplishments in teaching, research and service in the Faculty of Health were announced on Oct. 7 by Dean Paul McDonald.
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