Research in the Faculty of Kinesiology

Kinesiology's research

The Faculty of Kinesiology is the No. 1 sport science school in North America. 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 the Community Report 2019/20 or 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

Featured events

Featured news

University of Calgary delivers ground-breaking work in sport science

Penny Werther, Faculty of Kinesiology, in Calgary Herald...

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In the News: Globe and Mail

Global recognition for UCalgary’s sport science research

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In the News: Canada West Communications

Hockey icon Hayley Wickenheiser inducted into CW Hall of Fame

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In the News: Canada West Communications

Olympic wrestling gold medallist Erica Wiebe honoured

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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.

ziad Abusara looking in microscope

Labs and Centres

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