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Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, the longest-running physical education program in the country, serving the community since 1912.

The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education has a distinguished history that is over 100 years old. The Department is led by a number of innovative and award-winning faculty who’s teaching and research leads to improved health, wellness, and disease prevention.

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education offers programs at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. You are invited to explore our program offerings.

General questions or comments are welcome, simply kin.physed [at] mcgill.ca (email us).

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Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle?

Would you like to be more active physically?

Make those wishes a reality!

Through the participation in Kinesiology Clinic offerings, you will help train the students in our program as they help train you!

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Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute for the Study of Human Performance

Launched in 2022, KPE is home to the Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute (SASSI) at McGill University. SASSI focuses on multidisciplinary research relevant to elite sports, exploring the performance, training, and psychology of elite athletes. Committed to developing the next generation of sports science researchers, SASSI offers student fellowships as well as providing other mentorship and collaboration opportunities.

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