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Physical activity research in Canada

Many Canadian universities are involved in physical activity research. Find out more by visiting the departments listed below. To find researchers with a specific expertise related to physical activity, try our search tool.

| NF | NS | NB | QC | ON | MB | SK | AB | BC |

Memorial University of Newfoundland,
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, (709) 737-8130

Nova Scotia
Acadia University,
School of Recreation Management and Kinesiology, (902) 585-1457

Dalhousie University,
School of Health and Human Performance, (902) 494-2152, 1-866-325-4247

St. Francis Xavier University,
Department of Human Kinetics, (902) 867-2185

New Brunswick
Université de Moncton / Moncton University,
École d'éducation physique et de loisirs, (506) 858-4165

University of New Brunswick,
Faculty of Kinesiology, (506) 453-4575


Bishop's University,
Psychology Department, (819) 822-9600 ext. 2470


Concordia University,
Department of Exercise Science, (514) 848-2424 ext.3327

McGill University,
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, (514) 398-4184 ext.0302

Université de Montréal,
Département de kinésiologie, (514) 343-6151

Université de Sherbrooke,
Faculté d'éducation physique et sportive, (819) 821-7000 ou (819) 564-5200

Université du Québec à Chicoutimi,
Département des sciences humaines, (418) 545-5011

Université du Québec à Montréal,
Département de kinanthropologie, (514) 987-3000

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières,
Département des sciences de l'activité physique, (819) 376-5011

Université Laval,
Faculté de médecine, Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Division de kinésiologie, (418) 656-5092


Brock University,
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, (905) 688-5550 ext. 3385

Lakehead University,
School of Kinesiology, (807) 343-8544

Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne,
School of Human Kinetics / École de l'activité physique
(705) 675-1151

McMaster University,
Department of Kinesiology, (905) 525-9140

Queen's University,
School of Physical and Health Education, (613) 533-6601

University of Guelph,
Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences, (519) 824-4120 ext.56171

University of Ottawa / Université d'Ottawa,
School of Human Kinetics / École des sciences de l'activité physique, (613) 562-5700

University of Toronto,
Faculty of Physical Education and Health, (416) 978-3437

University of Waterloo,
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology, (519) 888-4567 ext.2476

University of Western Ontario,
Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology, (519) 661-3541

University of Windsor,
Faculty of Human Kinetics, (519) 253-3000

Wilfrid Laurier University,
Kinesiology and Physical Education, (519) 884-0710 ext. 4156

York University,
School of Physical Education, (416) 736-2100 ext.77205


Brandon University,
Faculty of Education, Department of Physical Education, (204) 278-9520

University of Manitoba,
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Studies, (204) 474-9747

University of Winnipeg,
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health , (204) 786-9824

University of Regina,
Faculty of Physical Activity Studies, (306) 585-4360

University of Saskatchewan,
College of Kinesiology, (306) 966-1061

University of Alberta,
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, (780) 492-1000
See also the affiliated Alberta Centre for Active Living, (780) 427-6949

University of Calgary,
Faculty of Kinesiology, (403) 220-5607

University of Lethbridge,
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, (403) 329-2680


British Columbia
Simon Fraser University,
School of Kinesiology, (604) 291-3573

University College of the Fraser Valley,
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, (604) 853-7441

University of British Columbia,
School of Human Kinetics, (604) 822-9192

University of Northern British Columbia,
Department of Psychology, (250) 960-6501

University of Victoria,
School of Physical Education, (250) 721-8373


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