Research Experts

Our department supports a vibrant research community and houses several renowned research facilities.

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Interdisciplinary Research

Our researchers partner with specialists in a diversity of disciplines including psychology, physical and occupational therapy, neurosurgery, nursing, management, physics, mechanical engineering, and bioengineering.

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Graduate Programs

The large majority of our graduate students and post-doctoral fellows have been successfully funded by external fellowships and/or research grants of their supervisors.

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Undergraduate Programs

Our B.Ed program is the only one to certify teachers in the English sector in Quebec. Our B.Sc kinesiology program provides each student 400-600 hours of hands-on experience.

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Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education


As the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), I wish to extend a warm welcome to all of you, as we embark on the 2018-19 academic year. Now well into our Department’s second century of existence, and approaching our University’s Bicentennial Anniversary in 2021, we renew our commitment to train the leaders of tomorrow through excellence in teaching, research and service, and to advance and translate knowledge about sport, physical activity and human health across the lifespan. Whether you are a student, an alumnus, a supporter or are thinking of joining us, we invite you to embark on this mission with us.


The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University is pleased to offer:

Applications are now open for admission into the Ph.D program in Kinesiology Sciences (new program pending final MEES approval). 

Questions? Please contact grad.kpe [at]