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How can a Kinesiologist help your health and well-being?

The primary role of a Kinesiologist is to evaluate physical activity-related matters and recommend solutions in health, exercise, sport, industry, education, rehabilitation and social settings.

Kinesiologists most often work one-to-one with you to help you achieve your health and wellness goals - work examples include:

kinesiologist and client

  • Fitness testing
  • Exercise therapy
  • Ergonomics and Workplace design
  • Disability management
  • Job Demands analysis
  • Functional Capacity evaluation
  • Acquired Brain Injury therapy
  • Case management
  • Nutritional Counselling
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Lifestyle management

Kinesiology is important to your health

As practicing Kinesiologists, we provide unique and valuable services that contribute to your health care and treatment. We work closely with you to prevent and treat illness or injury; improve your physical performance; manage the delivery of your individual health care plan; provide support in your rehabilitation and wellness management; and more. We can provide the 'bridge' in care from clinic-based assessment and treatment to your home, community and work re-integration.

BCAK practicing Kinesiologists work in hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, with major employers (such as municipalities, crown corporations, construction companies, manufacturing organizations, and more), in recreation centres and educational institutions, with insurance carriers and integrated health clinics, and as independent consultants (often within a team environment with other health professionals).

Find a kinesiologist (kin) working in your neighbourhood or find a mobile kin who will come to you.

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