Founded in 1946, the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies was originally called the School of Physical and Health Education. The name was updated in May 2006. The School is located at 28 Division Street.
The School is dedicated to strengthening and extending its place as an innovative leader in the development, advancement, and delivery of academic and professional programs related to kinesiology, physical education, and health promotion.
The School offers both Kinesiology and Health Studies degree programs at the undergraduate level.
The School offers a thesis-based Master’s program (MA and MSc) and thesis-based Doctoral program (PhD) to approximately 65 full-time students each year. All graduate students receive their degree in Kinesiology and Health Studies. Studies are available in various areas of expertise including: biomechanics; ergonomics; exercise physiology; health promotion; physical activity epidemiology; psychology of sport and physical activity; and socio-cultural studies of sport, health and the body.