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Master's in Human Kinetics (MHK)

Complete research related to physical education, sport, fitness, health, or wellness within Canadian and international contexts.

Overview

Complete research related to physical education, sport, fitness, health, or wellness within Canadian and/or international contexts. Discover the science of sport, physical exercise, and how it applies to human health.

Develop your knowledge and practical skills related to community health promotion, chronic disease prevention, and rehabilitation. Understand and explore the limits of human movement throughout the lifespan.

Become a part of the preventative healthcare field. Health, fitness, and rehabilitation are the foundations to wellness and living a healthy life.

Key Features

Gain hands-on research and applied experience with the optional internship course.
Complete the program with a combination of full-time coursework and completion of a thesis or major paper.
Benefit from guidance and counselling for your thesis or major paper preparation from your supervisor and committee.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have a choice of career paths in a number of diverse sectors such as health, education, industry, and other private enterprises; or they may pursue doctoral studies at Laurentian University or at some other institution. Given the aging population of Ontario (and across Canada) as well as the increasing emphasis on preventive health care and wellness, the demand for people trained in associated fields is projected to increase rapidly in the next five to ten years.

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Program Details

Faculty Members

Jaouad Alem

Jaouad Alem

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Jian Chen

Jian Chen

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Richard Danielson

Richard Danielson

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Sandra Dorman

Sandra Dorman

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Tammy Eger

Tammy Eger

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Dominique Gagnon

Dominique Gagnon

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Alain Gauthier

Alain Gauthier

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Alison Godwin

Alison Godwin

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Sylvain Grenier

Sylvain Grenier

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Georges Kpazai

Georges Kpazai

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Michel Larivière

Michel Larivière

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Celine Larivière

Celine Larivière

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Kerry McGannon

Kerry McGannon

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Bruce Oddson

Bruce Oddson

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Patricia Pickard

Patricia Pickard

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Barbara Ravel

Barbara Ravel

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Stephen Ritchie

Stephen Ritchie

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Robert Schinke

Robert Schinke

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Amanda Schweinbenz

Amanda Schweinbenz

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Olivier Serresse

Olivier Serresse

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Elizabeth Wenghofer

Elizabeth Wenghofer

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Nancy Young

Nancy Young

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