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Faculty of Kinesiology
UNB Fredericton

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MSc in Kinesiology

Students in the Masters of Science in Kinesiology program will complete a thesis project in combination with specific curricular requirements.

The thesis project will allow you to study a specific area of interest in depth. For example, graduate student Kari Ann Parson is completing her thesis on the design and implementation of future physical education programs for children in New Brunswick. UNB faculty and students are also currently researching health issues in pediatric populations, elderly populations, adult populations, occupational biomechanics and military personnel.

Other areas of study include:

  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise prescription for health, well-being & performance and chronic illness
  • Exercise and sport nutrition
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Human factors in ergonomic design
  • Physiologic basis for physical activity
  • Prevention and care of athletic injuries
  • Sport psychology
  • Motor control and learning
  • Applied ethics