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 the Community Report 2018/19 or read about our discoveries in the news section. Want to participate in a study? Visit the Participate in Research page for UCalgary. 

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

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Featured news


In the News: Buzzsprout

Pearls of Performance with Dr. Carolyn Emery

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2020 Killam Annual Professorships awarded for creative writing, reservoir science, mental and physical health

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Running injury prof wins McCaig-Killam Teaching award

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University celebrates 2020 Killam Laureates with online event for all

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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.