Extensive clinical and fieldwork experiences are provided so that students can apply their knowledge and skills in practical settings and meet the practicum requirements for certification. Students will acquire the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and all the prerequisites necessary to become certified as Athletic Therapists in accordance with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA).
The B.Kin. – AT program is designed for students interested in careers in the expanding field of physical activity, health and wellness. In addition to taking core courses in the exercise sciences, students have the flexibility to take additional courses or practicums that allow them to design an educational experience best suited to their interests. Students may obtain a variety of fitness-related qualifications and certifications that would complement their career aspirations.
Kinesiology has a broad focus, and includes emerging areas of interest to today's student and employer. It includes chronic disease prevention, physical activity promotion, athletic therapy, personal fitness training, cardiac rehabilitation, sport science, sport management, and corporate and community wellness. Classroom lectures and well-equipped labs balance theory with hands-on learning, and a unique Faculty comprised of active researchers and scholars who teach in the areas where they lead in research. In this way, the program and Faculty will continue to innovate and diversify right alongside the dynamic field of Kinesiology.