About Us

Welcome to the UBC School of Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. It includes exercise science, sports management, athletic training and sports medicine, socio-cultural analyses of sports, sport and exercise psychology, fitness leadership, physical education-teacher education, and pre-professional training for physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, and other health related fields.

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Message from the Director

Dr. Robert Boushel
Professor and Director
School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education
University of British Columbia

Mission Statement

How do we strive to create and advance interdisciplinary knowledge that fosters individual and societal health and wellbeing through sport and physical activity?

History of the School

Formation, Change, A New Focus & On-going Development