Leaders in movement science
With the establishment of the world's first department of kinesiology, the University of Waterloo was instrumental in defining the science of human movement and continues to lead the evolution of this exciting discipline.
Through understanding the cellular to societal implications of physical activity, nutrition and lifestyle, our research, academic programs and services aim to optimize health, prevent injury and illness, and extend the years of high quality life.
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- Mar. 27, 2020
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and advisories on the coronavirus.
Faculty members are also available to comment in media on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Apr. 7, 2021
Persons with neurodegenerative diseases can monitor at home
- Mar. 23, 2021
Kinesiology Professor Robin Duncan is a recipient of the University of Waterloo Distinguished Teacher Award for 2021, awarded annually to exemplary instructors nominated by undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty or colleagues.
- Apr. 23, 2021
Featuring keynote by Dr. Cornelia Wieman, this event will highlight the ways in which members of Indigenous and racialized communities have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.