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The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / L’Alliance canadienne de kinésiologie (CKA / ACK) is a non-profit corporation that advocates and promotes the advancement of the profession of kinesiology in Canada. The CKA / ACK strives to be recognized as the unifying voice for the profession of kinesiology in Canada, and to have a positive impact on Canadians. Kinesiologists provide services to improve human movement and deliver quality solutions through prevention, objective assessment, and evidence-based interventions.

On a national level, the CKA / ACK represents ten (10) provincial kinesiology associations (PKAs) that are member associations and over 4,200 affiliated Kinesiologists by developing progressive partnerships with other national organizations, providing support to effect positive change within government and public policy, and by promoting the science of Kinesiology. The CKA / ACK advances our member associations, PKAs, by facilitating national and interprovincial communication and partnerships and by supporting and encouraging ongoing development of PKAs. The CKA / ACK establishes and promotes the standards of the profession across Canada.

Kinesiologist – The Human Movement Specialist

  

Latest News

First Line Education Inc. A New CKA / PKA Partner

The CKA is pleased to announce its new partnership with First Line Education Inc. within the CKA/PKA Affinity Program. First Line Education Inc. is a provider of a wide range of continuing education for all movement therapists including Kinesiologists. Assessments and therapeutic exercise courses have been found quite valuable for the promotion of kinesiology careers.

The CKA invites Kinesiologists to consider First Line Education Inc.'s 90 Day Clinical Practice Mentorship program and other courses to complete their continuing education credits. The 90 Day Clinical Practice Mentorship is an entirely online experience with 9 modules, each containing four lessons. There are three 'Implementation Weeks' to help integrate new knowledge into businesses and professional practices.

A 15% discount is offered
to Affiliated Kinesiologists


Use the promotional code: CKA15. More information on CKA Boutique

Staying Active During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the recent COVD-19 pandemic and requests we have received from several members around the world, ACSM and EIMC leaders put together a Prescription for Health on Staying Active During the Coronavirus Pandemic. This prescription is not geared to any one group of individuals, but may provide guidance to all individuals during this challenging time. Please feel free to circulate and use within your countries.

 

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#KinStartUpKit – at the 2020 KinGames for a 5th year!

OTTAWA, March 11th, 2020 – As part of the 2020 KinGames – Kinesiology Games - from March 11th to 14th in Ontario’s Brock University, the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / Alliance canadienne de kinésiologie (CKA / ACK) will attend for a fifth year with KinStartUpKit.ca , a website dedicated to helping students of Kinesiology and Physical Activity as they are to enter the work force or to continue studies in specialties.  That’s why #KinStartUpKit is a great tool for undergraduates and graduates to get started as Kinesiologists. The CKA / ACK, together with its partner Hexfit Solutions, invites students to take the time to better understand how Kinesiology is practiced in Canada and thus help students achieve their career goals.

FINDING OUT WHERE TO START – http://www.KinStartUpKit.ca

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L'ACK to the 2020 KinGames!

As part of the 2020 KinGames to be held in the Niagara Region of Ontario from March 11th - 15th, inclusive of conference events to be held at Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, the CKA / ACK is introducing #KinStartUpKit for another year, a website dedicated to helping students of Kinesiology and Physical Activity as they enter the work force or  continue futher studies.  That’s why #KinStartUpKit.ca is a great tool for undergraduates and graduates to get started as Kinesiologists. The CKA / ACK, together with its partner Hexfit Solutions, invited students to take the time to better understand how Kinesiology is practiced in Canada and thus help students achieve their career goals.

The CKA/ACK Board of Directors annual Face-to-Face meeting is this weekend

2020 will be a great year as the CKA/ACK Board of Directors will be meeting this coming weekend from Jan 24th to 26th in Old Montreal for their annual Face-to-Face meeting. A huge planning session and budget process are to be discussed along with other interesting subjects of current issues: positioning kinesiology services vs. alternative therapies, raising quality of competicies as standard requirements, aligning requirements of membership with university program curriculum, or a potential partnership with ParticipACTION. 

It is the time of the year, as we reach the mid-point of our 5 year strategic plan, to re-evaluate our objectives and re-define our action plans to ensure accomplishing all projects in the next years.

The Board of Directors, now representing 10 provinces, will think foremost about you Kinesiologist and work to raise awareness of our profession. Stay tuned for the latest outcome later!

The CKA / ACK to attend the HRPA Annual Conference and Trade Show held in Toronto

The CKA / ACK and OKA, in partnership RockTape and all PKAs, are participating in the HRPA Annual Conference and Trade Show held in Toronto from Jan. 21st-24th 2020. This event being a national event is aligned with CKA / ACK 's commitment to raise awareness of the profession by aligning organizations and human resources manager of health benefit plans with our goals. 

We hope to connect with the 4,650 professionals at Canada's largest Human Resources event. HRPA’s 2020 Annual Conference & Trade Show is Canada’s largest HR event and the world’s second largest Human Resources conference. Kins, Join us as we inspire thousands of HR managers and business professionals January 22 – January 24, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building in Toronto. The renowned three-day event features world-class keynotes, 75+ informative sessions on cutting-edge HR issues, and more than 250 trade show exhibitors. It’s the most valuable business development opportunity in Canada to engage with thousands of HR professionals who are interested in learning about the latest HR products and brands such as our Kinesiology services through over 4300 affiliated kinesiologists.

Come visit us at booth 734 !

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