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Study applied life sciences, pathophysiology, and epidemiology while accessing state-of-the-art learning spaces, including the new kinesiology lab in the Trent Athletics Centre.

The study of Kinesiology equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to use physical activity in the treatment and prevention of injury and chronic disease. You’ll learn how to prescribe individualized exercise programs to improve or maintain health, functional capacity, and well-being with a range of healthy and clinical populations. In collaboration with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), you’ll complete the first two years of your degree at Trent’s Peterborough campus, with the last two years studying at UOIT in Oshawa.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.H.Sc.


  • Peterborough

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  • Develop a wide breadth of knowledge through small, interdisciplinary classes with students in Nursing, Biology, Psychology and Chemistry and taught by leading experts
  • Pursue career boosting applied internship opportunities in your fourth year of study
  • Take hands-on dynamic courses like Athletic Therapy, Exercise Rehabilitation and Motor Behavior and Developmental Disabilities
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Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Kinesiologist
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Sports Coach
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Medicine
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Podiatrist
  • Researcher

Popular Courses:

  • Anatomy of Movement
  • Brain and Body in Action
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Introductory Life Sciences
  • Health Promotion and Population Health
  • Sports Injury
  • Philosophy of Sport and Recreation
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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Requirements:

  • 75% overall average. SBI4U and 4U Math are required, SCH4U recommended
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