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McGill Faculty of Education and Department of Kinesiology

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education in McGill’s Faculty of Education is a leader in research related to the areas of physical activity, health and well-being. Its researchers are spearheading exciting new initiatives aimed at optimizing health and physical activity practices among young people and adults, promoting healthy aging among older Canadians, and enhancing the quality of life for those with chronic disease.

The department has strong teaching and collaborative research links with several McGill partners, including members of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and other McGill-affiliated hospitals, the prestigious Montreal Neurological Institute, and numerous McGill-related academic units. These include the University’s world-renowned Faculty of Medicine, notably its Department of Family Medicine and its School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, along with the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill’s Macdonald Campus.