Welcome to Kinesiology

The study of human movement and its role in our lives!



September News

  • Academic Orientation for New Students - Sept. 3
  • KINE Classes Begin - Sept. 4
  • KINE Activity and Theory Labs Begin - Sept. 9
  • Last day to add/change 3hr courses for the fall semester and fall/winter courses - Sept. 13
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level C course - Sept. 28-29

Acadia Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

Congratulations to Scott Landry, as a member of the 1996 Axemen Soccer Team - 1996 AUAA Champions, who was inducted into the Acadia Sports Hall of Fame on Friday Sept. 6, 2019.


Colville Award

Congratulations to Teagan Strachan as the recipient of the Colville Award for the Faculty of Professional Studies

The Colville Awards are awarded annually on the recommendation of the Deans to a leading student in the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Professional Studies, and the Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, who is entering the final year of an Honours programme.  The Colville Awards were established by the Board of Governors in 1991 to recognize the distinguished contribution of David Alexander Colville, CC, as Chancellor 1980-1991.


Dr. Jonathon Fowles is practicing what he preaches…

Dr. Fowles is the Clifford Shand Chair in Physical Education, which honours the accomplishments of Clifford J. Shand (1864-1937), who dominated local bicycle racing in Nova Scotia from 1887-1892 and is a member of the NS Sports Hall of Fame for his contributions to cycling.

Dr. Jonathon Fowles recently won the Provincial ‘B’ cycling Road Race Aug 11 in Cape Island Nova Scotia, and finished on the podium 4 times this season to finish 3rd overall in his division, after winning the Provincial ‘C’ road Race title last year. Dr. Fowles is also active in the cycling community as a volunteer for ‘Life cycle’ giving talks with local schools and in the community on cycling for health and ‘Exercise as Medicine’.


Alumni Stellar Performance

Congratulations to Myles O’ Brien, BKIH class of 2016 was awarded the Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies Level 2 Killam Predoctoral Scholarship in the amount of $30,000 per year beginning September 1, 2019 and ending August 31, 2022.   In addition, he has been awarded the President’s Award which will cover his tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year.


Congratulations to Selena Lee Davidson, BPE class of 1995 was awarded the PHE Canada National Award for Teaching Excellence in Physical Education honours Canadian teachers who provide outstanding teaching performance at the elementary, middle, or secondary levels, who have an exceptional ability to motivate students to participate in a lifetime of physical activity, and who further Physical Education in Canada.