Why choose a kinesiologist?

Kinesiologists are specialists in human movement and physical activity. By choosing a certified member in kinesiology, you are assuring yourself a confident health professional. Kinesiologists are required to complete mandatory continuing education credits to stay current in the field of kinesiology and to remain certified.

What are the Competencies of a Kinesiologist?

Kinesiology is the study of the dynamics of human movement, including physiological, neurological, biochemical, biomechanical, neuromotor and psychological components, as we interact with our environment.

In Canada, the following fields are grouped together under the kinesiology umbrella, focusing on all aspects of human locomotion:

  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Neurology
  • Mobility
  • Anatomy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Posturology
  • Anthropometry

Kinesiologists work with people of all ages and physical abilities, regardless of age or if they have health problems or not. They help improve quality of life, often using interventions that include physical activity and in many settings help people to achieve health and wellness goals.