The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education provides leadership and employment opportunities in a sport, physical activity and health education context. Whether a paid casual staff member, a work-study student, or a volunteer, students can apply their learning toward the University’s co-curricular record.
The University of Toronto campus division of Exercise is Medicine Canada, an initiative to use physical activity to make Canadians healthier.
Based upon abundant evidence that physical activity and exercise reduce the risk of chronic disease and the belief that:
- Most Canadians can find simple ways to incorporate physical activity and exercise into their daily routines;
- More should be done to address physical activity and exercise in the healthcare setting; physical activity and exercise should be incorporated as a key health indicator and standard of medical care as a 'vital sign'; and
- Certified exercise professionals serve as important resources for Canadians and their healthcare providers.
The ACHA-National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a nationally recognized research survey that can assist you in collecting precise data about your students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions.