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Research in the Faculty of Kinesiology

Kinesiology's research

Faculty of Kinesiology is one of the top sport science schools in the world. 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.

Read about our discoveries in the news section. Want to participate in a study? Visit the Participate in Research page for UCalgary.

Four research areas

The Faculty of Kinesiology's research falls within these research themes:

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

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Featured events


Featured news

Former ballet dancer transitions smoothly into a career in psychology

Lauren Buchardt offers clinical psychology services through the Sport Medicine Centre at UCalgary

Hundreds of high school students take over the Human Performance Lab for a day

High school teacher comes full circle from studying kinesiology to touring with his students

2 UCalgary students awarded prestigious McCall MacBain Scholarship

Exceptional students in kinesiology and neuroscience ready to make waves

‘Be creative in building learning environments’: 3M National Teaching Fellow Cari Din on her approach to teaching

Kinesiology educator 1 of 2 at UCalgary awarded with national teaching honour

Kinesiology grad student’s research on obesity and musculoskeletal health wins 2024 UCalgary 3MT finals

Support Darsh Tripathi on May 8 and watch him represent UCalgary at western regionals in Kelowna

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.