Department of Kinesiology

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  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
  • Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology

Vision

Our vision is to be the leading undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology program in Canada and among the world's best in strategic areas of strength through innovation and excellence in research, teaching and service.

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Mission

Our mission is the discovery, communication and application of knowledge through the multi-disciplinary study of human movement, exercise and the relationships between physical activity and health. This approach incorporates biological, psychological, sociological, historical, organizational and professional practice perspectives. We aim to inspire a passion for lifelong learning and discovery, and strive to prepare our students to become leaders and valued members of society.

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Contact Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology is located in the Ivor Wynne Centre (IWC) and IWC East Building, on the northeast side of the university's central campus.
Department of Kinesiology
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Ivor Wynne Centre
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Canada