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Students in this two-year diploma program study fitness principles, physical fitness training practices, exercise physiology, exercise testing and prescription, nutrition, health promotion, lifestyle management, stress management, growth and development and behavioural change.
The Centre for Sport & Exercise Education offers innovative programing in the areas of Sport Management, Exercise & Wellness, Kinesiology, Athletic & Exercise Therapy, Massage Therapy and Adventure Leadership. As a Kinesiology student, you will become an integral part of the Centre for Sport & Exercise Education (CSEE).
Is Kinesiology right for you?
The program prepares graduates to design and implement personalized exercise and physical activity programs and lifestyle education programs as personal trainers or other fitness professionals. Areas of study include the physiological, psychological and biomechanical foundations for physical fitness and movement education that also lead to healthy lifestyle behaviours. If you would like to become an advocate for fitness and healthy living, this may be your path to a fulfilling career.
As a Student
Exercise & Wellness is all about being active and learning about how to stay active. Through our applied activity courses, you gain hands on knowledge about different activities like the following:
- Winter Sports
- Resistance training
Graduates of the Diploma in Kinesiology meet the requirements to write the Certified Personal Trainer exam through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP).
Diploma graduates have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to pursue studies in the areas of sport and fitness leadership, health promotion, exercise physiology and kinesiology. Diploma graduates may choose to continue through to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree program at Camosun or pursue other related studies.
Degree graduates have the knowledge to pursue graduate studies in health promotion, rehabilitation medicine (OT, PT, M.Sc.), exercise physiology and kinesiology.
There are many varied employment opportunities for graduates:
- Fitness instructors
- Group exercise coordinators
- Personal trainers
- Wellness and health promotions specialists
- Facility programmers
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