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The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / L’Alliance canadienne de kinésiologie (CKA / ACK) is a non-profit corporation that advocates and promotes the advancement of the profession of kinesiology in Canada. The CKA / ACK strives to be recognized as the unifying voice for the profession of kinesiology in Canada, and to have a positive impact on Canadians. Kinesiologists provide services to improve human movement and deliver quality solutions through prevention, objective assessment, and evidence-based interventions.

On a national level, the CKA / ACK represents nine (9) provincial kinesiology associations (PKAs) that are member associations and over 4,000 affiliated Kinesiologists by developing progressive partnerships with other national organizations, providing support to effect positive change within government and public policy, and by promoting the science of Kinesiology. The CKA / ACK advances our member associations, PKAs, by facilitating national and interprovincial communication and partnerships and by supporting and encouraging ongoing development of PKAs. The CKA / ACK establishes and promotes the standards of the profession across Canada.

Kinesiologist – The Human Movement Specialist

         

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CALL FOR NOMINATION

Call for nomination : before March 18th 2019. The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance/Alliance canadienne de kinésiologie (CKA/ACK) is currently accepting curriculum vitae (CVs) for individuals interested in joining our Board of Directors. All CVs will be considered; however preference will be given to those that meet the selection criteria including the following:

Details: Application Form

Canadian Family Physician is promoting kinesiologists

Exercise specialists should be members of our health care team

The radiograph in Figure 1 belongs to a 57-year-old teacher who, owing to a knee injury as a teenager, has lived with knee pain for most of her adult life. ....The most important change while she was wait-listed was that she began to exercise under the care and guidance of experts, and it is time that we include these experts, such as kinesiologists, on our allied health care teams.

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The OKA is collaborating on the development of a tool for its members

Ontario – January 24, 2019 – The  Ontario Kinesiology Association (OKA) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Hexfit !

Moreover, we will have features and exclusive discounts dedicated to the member of the OKA!

Through this collaboration, OKA and Hexfit will team up to promote the interest of Ontario kinesiologists. This is an advancement for kinesiologists as both parties work to develop tools to support practicing kinesiologists.

This partnership is made possible because of Canadian Kinesiology Alliance introducing its national partner Hexfit to OKA, to offer the best available tools - the best membership benefits to Kinesiologist.

Learn more on this collaboration : http://www.myhexfit.com/…/oka-ontario-kinesiology-associat…/

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The CKA and PKAs & Hexfit support the 2019 Kin Games

OTTAWA, March 15th, 2019 – As part of the 2019 KinGames from March 14th to 17th in Toronto, the CKA / ACK is intrpducing #KinStartUpKit for a second year, a website dedicated to helping students of Kinesiology and Physical Activity as they enter the work force or  continue futher studies.  That’s why #KinStartUpKit is a great tool for undergraduates and graduates to get started as Kinesiologists. The CKA / ACK, together with its partner Hexfit Solutions, invited students to take the time to better understand how Kinesiology is practiced in Canada and thus help students achieve their career goals.

Task Demands Assessment: How Kinesiologists can improve return to function and/or work

Date: Nov. 29 2018

Location: Webinar @ this address

BCAK invites Kinesiologists to join in this free seminar. Getting injured clients back to regular function or work quickly and safely has long been recognized as critical.  In addition to faster recovery, injured clients experience better mental health and social outcomes when they can get back to functional activities sooner.  Employers benefit from faster recovery times as well, by reducing re-training and replacement costs, maintaining “workplace wisdom” and facilitating a healthy workplace culture. 

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Reserve Dates! 2018 National Kinesiology Week presented by Hexfit

Date: November 12th to 18th 2018
Time: Variable
Location: Across Canada

During this special week, various activities will be offered across the country to promote the importance of getting help to achieve an active lifestyle. To find a kinesiologist or event near you - to be announced in early November : www.nationalkinesiologyweek.ca. Book your dates!

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