What are the benefits of affiliation?

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance works to increase recognition and awareness of kinesiology and the science of human movement, to advocate on behalf of our partners and stakeholders, and to support common standards and professionalism. Nationally the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance is the strong and united voice of Kinesiologists. When joining the CKA, affiliates benefit from the following:

INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Subscription to the quarterly CKA eNewsletter, regular eBlasts, and eAnnouncements
  • Access to the CKA's Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram pages and posts
  • Access to the latest scientific data on kinesiology (e.g., articles, videos)
  • Access to promotional material to promote yourself and your services
  • Access to job postings in kinesiology
  • Access to continuing education courses, workshops, and webinars

PREFERRED RATES

  • Preferred rates for continuing education through CKA partners: rebates up to 20% with eXpand, etc.
  • Preferred registration rates for the Kin Can Conference: rebates up to 60% with early bird registration
  • Preferred rates for insurance products through the CKA national insurance program with PROLINK; professional liability insurance starting at $59/yr for 2M$ coverage, general commercial liability, plus other optional insurance services: pension plan, cyber security and privacy insurance, property insurance, and travel insurance (brochureexplanatory video for professional insurance,* explanatory video for civil insurance*)
  • Preferred rates for car, home, and recreational vehicle insurance with TD Insurance (save up to $415)
  • Preferred rates with 20% discount on Human Kinetics books
  • Preferred rates and one month free access to Hexfit software, a client management system
  • Electronic document kit (receipts, Q-AAP, consent forms, kinesiology evaluation, etc.) at your disposal for free here

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

The CKA invites Kins to promote their services and to get involved in their provinces and communities to increase awareness of the profession. The CKA provides promotional resources, materials, and tools such as social media campaigns, videos, video clips, posters, etc. so that Kins can promote their services to the general public.

Promote your services – and kinesiology – with the kinesiology branding tools available to CKA members. Use them to confirm your client's next appointment and on your promotional material for seminars, clinics, events, etc.

  • Business card: Ready to print after you fill in the fields with your name, email, and phone number.
  • KinBadge – "With a kin, you can": Add to your promotional material.
  • Designation logo: Add to your email signature, your receipts, your client appointment confirmations, etc.
  • Thank you card: Send to your clients to remind them of your services, for their birthdays, after having finished a program with you, etc. 

ADVOCACY AND REPRESENTATION

The provincial associations, in collaboration with the CKA / ACK, ensure advocacy for the profession in the form of defending your interests as an Affiliated Kinesiologist. This means that every effort of the provincial associations and the CKA / ACK advances the profession and represents you and your interests with government bodies.

CAREER BOOSTS

  • Representation with health organizations
  • Exchanges between health professionals
  • Credibility and recognition with employers in kinesiology businesses
  • Partnership opportunities

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Become affiliated or renew your CKA affiliation.