Kinesiology

Kinesiology is an academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. It includes exercise science, sports management, athletic training and sports medicine, socio-cultural analyses of sports, sport and exercise psychology, fitness leadership, physical education-teacher education, and pre-professional training for physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine and other health-related fields.

 

Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Beauchamp, Mark Social Determinants of Health; Health Promotion; Quality of Life and Aging; Mental Health and Society; Physical Activity; Health Psychology; Exercise Psychology; Sport Psychology; Group Processes; Leadership; Intervention; Social Cognition; Older Adults; Children
Blouin, Jean-Sebastien Sensorimotor Integration; Motor System; Robotics and Automation; Trauma / Injuries; Physiology; Sensorimotor physiology; Standing balance; Balance robot; Sensory virtualisation; Computational approaches; Head and neck; Whiplash injuries
Boushel, Robert Kinesiology
Bredin, Shannon human motor learning, expertise and development, physical education, teacher preparation and effectiveness, Human motor behaviour (motor learning, development, and expertise), life span physical activity and health, physical and health literacy, health knowledge, health-related physical fitness, interactive gaming, telehealth, psychomotor markers of performance
Bundon, Andrea Social Contexts; disability; sport; Paralympics; sociology; critical disability studies; social media
Carpenter, Mark neural control of movement, fear of falling, Neural control of movement, postural control, fears of falling, balance disorders, Parkinson's disease
Chua, Romeo Human perceptual-motor control, vision and action, perceptual-motor compatibility, coordination
Crocker, Peter self-esteem and spirit/exercise; body image; stress and coping in sport and exercise; health related behaviour (dieting, smoking, physical activity) related to the construction of the physical self in adolescent girls, Sport & exercise psychology - stress, coping and emotion, physical self, perfectionism
Faulkner, Guy Community Health / Public Health; physical activity and public health; mental health; physical activity interventions; Exercise Psychology; behavioral medicine
Hodges, Nicola Sport and exercise psychology; Natural sciences; action anticipation and observation; coaching and motor skill expertise; skill acquisition; Motor learning; observational learning and instruction
Hurd, Laura Social sciences; Aging; health; Gender; body image; embodiment or embodied experience; disability; chronic illness or chronic conditions; Assistive technology; sexuality; gender identity; sexual orientation; Physical Activity; qualitative methods; LGBTQ older adults; media representation; ageism; heterosexism; ableism; sociology of aging; social gerontology
Inglis, J Timothy Exercise science, neurophysiology, biomechanics, stance and balance control, human microneurography, physical therapy and rehabilitation, vestibular system
Koehle, Michael Systems physiology; Other clinical medicine; Musculoskeletal biology and physiology; Exercise Physiology; air pollution; Sport and Exercise Medicine; Environmental Physiology; Altitude
Kramer, John Neuromechanical, Systems Biology, Exercise & Health
Lam, Tania Sensorimotor physiology; Kinesiology; Physical therapy; Neurological disorders (except neuromuscular diseases); gait rehabilitation; exercise; neurorecovery; urogenital function; urologic rehabilitation
Miran-Khan, Karim Exercise is Medicine; Health promotion via Exercise; Type 2 DM prevention
Mitchell, Cameron Aging; molecular biology; Muscle hypertrophy; Nutrition; Physical performance; Protein metabolism; Resistance training; Sarcopenia
Norman, Moss Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology; Socio-Cultural Studies; Community and public health; Critical weight studies; Indigenous physical cultures; Masculinities
Puterman, Eli Health Psychology; Stress physiology; Acute exercise; Exercise interventions; Physical Activity; Physical literacy; cellular aging; telomeres; chronic stress
Sheel, William exercise science, Exercise science, exercise physiology, respiratory and cardiovascular physiology, athletic performance, cardiovascular
Vertinsky, Patricia social and cultural history of the body, gender relations, health, sport and exercise, social history of women and health, social/cultural aspects of sport and physical activity, health education, promotion and policy, Social and cultural history of sport and physical activity, gender, race, aging and disability, modern olympics
Warburton, Darren cardiovascular physiology, clinical exercise rehabilitation, interactive video games, , Sport cardiology and clinical exercise rehabilitation, elite athletic performance, childhood health, treatments for patients with chronic disease, cardiac rehabilitation
West, Christopher Disability, High performance sport, Physiology, Quantitative methodologies, Spinal cord injury, Systems biology
Wilson, Brian Cultural studies and sociology with focus on media, consumer culture, youth, social inequality, social movements, the environment, qualitative methods, and sport and leisure studies

Stories

Anita Cote

Alumni
Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology (PhD)