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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

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

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

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Roger Couture

Roger Couture

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Joël Dickinson

Joël Dickinson

Centre for Academic Excellence
Sandra Dorman

Sandra Dorman

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Tammy Eger

Tammy Eger

Office of the Vice-President, Research
Dominique Gagnon

Dominique Gagnon

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Alain Gauthier

Alain Gauthier

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Alison Godwin

Alison Godwin

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Sylvain Grenier

Sylvain Grenier

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Judith Horrigan

Judith Horrigan

School of Nursing
Georges Kpazai

Georges Kpazai

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Michel Larivière

Michel Larivière

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Celine Larivière

Celine Larivière

Faculty of Health
Kerry McGannon

Kerry McGannon

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Ginette Michel

Ginette Michel

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Sebastien Nault

Sebastien Nault

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Bruce Oddson

Bruce Oddson

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Patricia Pickard

Patricia Pickard

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Barbara Ravel

Barbara Ravel

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Stephen Ritchie

Stephen Ritchie

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Robert Schinke

Robert Schinke

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Amanda Schweinbenz

Amanda Schweinbenz

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Olivier Serresse

Olivier Serresse

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Line Tremblay

Line Tremblay

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Shelley Watson

Shelley Watson

Centre for Academic Excellence