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Kinesiology for Science Students

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Minor Kinesiology (24 credits)

The Minor Kinesiology is designed to provide students in B.Sc. programs with basic but comprehensive knowledge of scientific bases of human physical activity and its relationship with health and well-being.

Students registered in the Minor Kinesiology may not take additional courses outside the Faculties of Arts and of Science.

Required Courses (15 credits)

EDKP 206 (3) Biomechanics of Human Movement
EDKP 261 (3) Motor Development
EDKP 395 (3) Exercise Physiology
PHGY 209 (3) Mammalian Physiology 1
PHGY 210 (3) Mammalian Physiology 2

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

9 credits, three of the following courses:

EDKP 330 (3) Physical Activity and Health
EDKP 394 (3) Historical Perspectives
EDKP 396 (3) Adapted Physical Activity
EDKP 405 (3) Sport in Society
EDKP 444 (3) Ergonomics
EDKP 445 (3) Exercise Metabolism
EDKP 446 (3) Physical Activity and Ageing
EDKP 447 (3) Motor Control
EDKP 448 (3) Exercise and Health Psychology
EDKP 449 (3) Exercise Pathophysiology 2
EDKP 485 (3) Exercise Pathophysiology 1
EDKP 495 (3) Scientific Principles of Training
EDKP 498 (3) Sport Psychology
EDKP 542 (3) Environmental Exercise Physiology
EDKP 553 (3) Physical Activity Assessments
EDKP 566 (3) Advanced Biomechanics Theory
Faculty of Science—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)

Kinesiology for Science Students

Location

Location

  • Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Currie Gymnasium
  • 475 Pine Avenue West
  • Montreal, Quebec H2W 1S4
  • Telephone: 514-398-4184
  • Fax: 514-398-4186
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/edu-kpe
  • Email: kin [dot] physed [at] mcgill [dot] ca

About Kinesiology for Science Students

About Kinesiology for Science Students

Students planning a career in the health sciences, whether as a health professional or a biomedical researcher, will find courses in Kinesiology to be of interest from both theoretical and applied perspectives. There is a focus on the benefits of physical activity for health and well-being, as well as appropriate prescription of exercise in the treatment of various diseases, injuries and disabilities. Courses deal with both prevention and rehabilitation.

Faculty of Science—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)