Research

Faculty of Kinesiology 

Faculty research

The Faculty of Kinesiology is the No. 1 sport science school in North America and No. 7 globally. We improve the health and mobility of individuals of all ages, from youth to older individuals, and from recreational participants to elite and Olympic athletes.

Explore our areas of research in our Community Report 2018/19 or read about our discoveries in the news section. 

Research themes

Areas of research in the Faculty of Kinesiology:

  • Movement Science & Musculoskeletal Health
  • Injury Prevention, Sport Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Physiology & Nutrition in Health & Sport
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Sport

Featured events


Featured news


Researchers discover there’s no ‘best way’ to run

No one stride outdoes another for preventing injuries ...

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In the News: Doug Lamont in Impact Magazine

When the going gets tough: Top Canadian coaches share their best advice

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In the News: Impact Magazine

Change it Up: Fitness tips from Paul Chiddle, Outdoor Centre manager

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In the News: Explore UCalgary

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Need a research supervisor? How to find one.

Faculty member

Faculty Members

See our faculty member profiles to learn more about their areas of research.

Student in lab

Student research

Kinesiology has undergraduate and graduate researchers. See how to begin a research project.

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Labs and Centres

Visit the Labs and Centres section of the website to see where kinesiology researchers work.