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Kinesiology

Are you intrigued by the complexity of human movement? Or, passionate about the physical and mental well-being of others?

When you choose to study Kinesiology at Brescia, you will take a multidisciplinary approach to examining movement and rehabilitation, fitness and exercise, sport management and the cultural impact of sport. Explore the effects of exercise on the aging process, learn about physical activity’s impact on lifestyle or discover how sport and recreation impact the global community – in Brescia’s Major in Kinesiology program, you decide! Under the guidance of Brescia and Western professors, you will enhance your teamwork and problem-solving skills to become a leader in your field through a variety of dynamic courses, including: The Psychology of Sport, Research Design in Human Movement Science and Professional Ethics in Kinesiology.

The Bachelor of Arts, Major in Kinesiology program brings your Brescia experience to the next level by taking your passion for human kinetics and turning it into a rewarding career. By taking the program’s required kinesiology courses at Western University and elective courses at Brescia, you have the opportunity to tailor your degree to your personal interests and professional goals.

CHOOSE TO share your passion of movement with others.
CHOOSE TO develop strategies to encourage healthy living.
CHOOSE TO study in a comprehensive environment.

Become a leader in active living.

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Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for Ontario high school students:

  • ENG4U
  • SBI4U
  • Recommended: A 4U Math course
  • Recommended: A 3U or 4U Physics

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Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates include:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapist
  • Sports Coach
  • Wellness Educator

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Bold Stories

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“The Kinesiology program at Brescia offers students a great balance between Western’s large classes and Brescia’s intimate learning environment making it easy to develop relationships with professors and fellow students. The University provides an abundance of knowledge that supports my future professional goals while being encouraged to engage in a healthy, active lifestyle. I would definitely recommend the program to anyone who is interested in learning the complexities of the human body!”

Rylie Grogan

 

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“I chose Brescia because of the Kinesiology program and because Brescia has always emphasized women empowerment. Brescia also has smaller class sizes compared to other universities, which is the learning environment I prefer. I have had many precious opportunities at Brescia to become a better leader.”

Andrea Tam

 

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“The Kinesiology program at Brescia was truly a unique experience. The high-level of knowledge and specialization of the professors as well as the ability to tailor the program to my own interests made this degree an amazing addition to my background in nutrition. I look forward to using this knowledge to provide holistic care to my future clients.”

Theresa Handrigan 
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“As a proud Brescia graduate, being a Kinesiology student allows you to be a part of a tight-knit community, making it less intimidating and more intimate to get involved on campus. Taking part of your coursework on Western’s campus really allows you to explore extra courses, clubs and activities, spaces on campus and getting to know others in your program, but Brescia will always be your home. ”

Jaclyn FraserClass of 2014

Program Options

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