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Kinesiologists study the factors that influence human movement and look for ways to improve health outcomes and the efficiency or performance of the human body at work, in sport and in daily life. (alis)
Find detailed information about the occupation, including typical duties and working conditions, in the links below:
- National Occupational Classification (NOC) - Canadian occupational descriptions
- OCCinfo by alis - Alberta-based occupational information
- O*NET Online - U.S. resource for occupational descriptions and information
- What can a Kinesiologist do in Canada? - Canadian Kinesiology Alliance
Careers in Kinesiology - American Kinesiology Association
- Sokanu: Kinesiologist - occupational information and videos
- Kinesiotherapist - career profile from Explore Health Careers.org
U of M Academic Calendar
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Faculty and Department Homepages
Visit U of M's faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and processes, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities.
- Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management homepage
- Health, Leisure & Human Performance Research Institute
Exploring Other Education Options
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- Accredited Kinesiology programs in Canada - Canadian Council of University Physical Education and Kinesiology Administrators
- Accredited Kinesiotherapist Education Programs in the U.S. - American Kinesiotherapy Association
Labour market information
Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.
- Trend Analysis - Job Market Reports (Winnipeg region) - Gov. of Canada Job Bank
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for the U.S.
Professional associations may organize events and provide directories, job postings, career and labour market information. Student membership opportunities may also be available: engage, learn and network!
- Canadian Kinesiology Alliance
- Manitoba Kinesiologists Association
- Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
- Manitoba Fitness Council
- Canadian Society for Biomechanics
- American Kinesiology Association (U.S)
- American Kinesiotherapy Association (U.S)
- National Strength and Conditioning Association (U.S)
- International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
These resources provide industry news, labour market information and a list of potential employers. Remember, there are usually multiple industries worth exploring. house resources and opportunities.
- Association of Sport Performance Centres
- Manitoba Regional Health Authorities - Government of Manitoba
- Canadian Council of University Physical Education and Kinesiology Administrators(CCUPEKA)
- International Association of Health, Racquet & Sports Clubs Associations
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