We are proud to announce that we have and continue to collaborate with various provincial and national organizations dedicated to the health and well-being of Canadians.
The British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) is a not for profit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life in our province.
The BCRPA is committed to leading the parks, recreation and culture sector in building and sustaining healthy active communities, including fostering economic and environmental sustainability. We inspire and support community leaders and practitioners through advocacy, communication, education, and resources.
CACPR is the national leader of cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation. The goal is to provide leadership in clinical practice, research and advocacy in cardiovascular disease prevention, and rehabilitation for the enhancement and maintenance of cardiovascular health of Canadians.
The Health & Fitness Society of BC proudly supports the Canadian Health and Fitness Institute. The Canadian Health and Fitness Institute inspires Active Citizenship to enhance the physical, mental, and spiritual health of all Canadians to Make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth by December 31, 2030.
The Health & Fitness Federation of Canada established in 1986 is the national voice for physical activity, sport, exercise, and health. The Health & Fitness Federation promotes excellence in the qualifications and practice of health and fitness professionals through evidence-based education, applied research, and target knowledge transfer to best practice.
Indigenous Physical Activity and Cultural Circle (IPACC) is a non-profit organization for Indigenous people involved in sports, recreation, traditional activities, and fitness. IPACC’s mission is to foster relationships between other individuals in the community, supporters, elders, and mentors through health and wellness and improved access to resources.
The Paramedic Academy develops and delivers innovative high quality education and training for health care professionals worldwide, and educated healthcare professionals to meet future healthcare needs.
The goal of ParticipACTION is to create a nation where daily physical activity is not only a priority, but also second nature. They do this by marshalling resources, forming collaborative partnerships and supporting Canadians in their endeavors to adopt healthier lifestyles.
SportMedBC acts as a focal point for experts, applied expertise and programs. It serves the full continuum of British Columbians, spanning those oriented towards all levels of activity from Recreation to Fitness to Performance. Their mission is to support health and performance through sport and exercise with the Best People, Best Practices, and Best Programs in Sport Medicine and Exercise Science for British Columbians.
The mission of the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology is to advance the understanding of physiology, movement, and human health through fundamental and applied research, education, and service.
For more information, please visit: http://www.sfu.ca/bpk.html
The School of Kinesiology promotes lifelong participation in physical activity through its community outreach programs, and encourage a diverse, holistic, and active lifestyle in support of developing healthy individuals, groups, and societies.
For more information, please visit: http://kin.educ.ubc.ca/
The mission of the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education is to prepare professionals to transform, and enrich the lives of individuals and communities by creating and sharing knowledge in the areas of exercise science, physical and health education.
For more information, please visit: http://www.uvic.ca/education/exercise/
The Human Kinetics program at Capilano University focuses on the bio-physical and psycho-social dimensions of human movement, exercise, sport, play and the cultural context with which these elements of human behavior have developed and occur.
For more information, please visit: http://www.capilanou.ca/human-kinetics/
Our students study a broad range of topics including anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, exercise physiology, sociology, teaching design, health and wellness, nutrition, chronic disease, therapeutic exercise and exercise prescription, and strength and conditioning. Our graduates work in a wide range of fields including teaching, personal training, athletic training and therapy, physical and occupational therapy, medicine, chiropractic, occupational health, and research.
For more information, please visit: http://www.ufv.ca/kpe