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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

The CKA establishes new competencies as the standards of the profession across Canada for 2022

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA) has now established a new set of competencies to promote as the standards of the profession across Canada. These standards are competencies deemed necessary to practice kinesiology in Canada. The competency list will serve in decision-making such as in membership/affiliation registration requirements and in continuing education credit requirements.

This competency list was established to include the most university programs to maximize access to membership.

These new standards will become effective as of January 2022.

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The Canadian Kinesiology Awards are awarded for outstanding achievement in Canada’s kinesiology industry. In 2020, they are in their inaugural year, and were established as a platform for kinesiology professionals to be recognized and celebrated for their talent, hard work, and success.

Announcing the arrival of two interns from Western Universities

The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance announces the arrival of Ms. Chloe Edgar and Ms. Sara Matsuba as interns from Western University.

They both will be working on the following projects/tasks :
1. National Survey
2. National Kinesiology Conference & Canadian Kinesiology Awards
3. National Kinesiology Week
4. Review and edit all 3 websites including research for new up-to-date material

Looking forward to working with them, please join me in welcoming her as she takes on this challenge.

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Latest Events

The CKA launches the 2020 Kin Can Conference

The ACK is proud to announce the launch of the first national virtual kinesiology event. The Kin Can Conference! presented by Hexfit. Join us to explore "Science and Profession: the challenges of the future"

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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 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!

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