Leadership and Coaching

Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin)

Why choose Leadership and Coaching?

Leadership and Coaching scholars ask questions such as: What are the benefits of physical activity on the body and mind? How can people be motivated to incorporate activity into their personal lifestyle?

Leadership and coaching examines the foundations for leadership in physical activity in a variety of settings such as recreation and coaching. During the course of your studies, much of your learning will include concepts to help others learn physical skills and activities that can be used in leisure and recreation, fitness and rehabilitation, competitive sports, and elite personal challenges.

Career opportunities

Leadership and Coaching graduates have global opportunities to work in areas such as sport medicine and rehabilitation, recreation, health and fitness, research and more. A degree in Leadership and Coaching can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or architecture.

Program highlights

Lab work - Learn how to use tools and develop techniques within a supervised laboratory setting.

Practicum experience - Opportunity to gain hands-on career related experiences in a professional setting.

Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.

Courses in this program

Activity (Essence and Experience), Introduction to Motor Control and Learning, Introduction to Statistics I, Principles of Psychology I, ​Human Anatomy and Physiology I

 

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First year Degree Guide - Science
First year Degree Guide - Kinesiology
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You always remember your favourite teacher. They stirred something inside of you and encouraged you to be the best you could be. Perhaps leadership or coaching is your calling. The program sets the foundations for leading others and promoting wellness in a variety of settings and organizations. Participating in Honours research prepared me for graduate school and work in the real world.

Shape the future,

become a great leader or coach


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