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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 nine (9) provincial kinesiology associations (PKAs) that are member associations and over 4,500 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

CELEBRATING KINESIOLOGY: ANNOUNCING THE 2nd CANADIAN KINESIOLOGY AWARDS WINNERS

OTTAWA, November 28, 2021 – As part of the 2021 National Kinesiology Week and the 2nd National Virtual Kinesiology Conference – the 2021 Kin Can Conference, presented by Hexfit, that took place from November 22 to 28, the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance announces the winners of the 2nd  Canadian Kinesiology Awards,  the leading national awards honoring excellence in kinesiology.

The Canadian Kinesiology Awards are awarded for outstanding achievement in Canada’s kinesiology industry. In 2020, they were 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.

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National Kinesiology Week 2021 - The Launch!

CONSIDERING THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS, THE NEW MOVING FORWARD WITH COVID-19 KINESIOLOGY GUIDELINES ADDRESSES CARDIORESPIRATORY HEALTH

 OTTAWA, November 22, 2021 – As part of National Kinesiology Week from November 22 to 28, 2021, the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA), wants to help all Canadians, including COVID long haulers and seniors, return to a more active lifestyle to move better, live better. Through the MOVING FORWARD WITH COVID-19 – KINESIOLOGY GUIDELINES FOR MAINTAINING OPTIMAL HEALTH, CKA demonstrates how Kinesiologists are part of the solution to support Canadians on the road to recovery. The Guidelines focus on six fields of practice where the expertise of Kinesiologists can help: cardiorespiratory health, cognitive capacities including mental health, ergonomics, functional abilities, weight gain and obesity, and safe return to sport.

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WHY JOIN THE MOVEMENT?.... THE KINESIOLOGY MOVEMENT

The CKA and the PKAs have joined forces to raise awareness of kinesiology services as integral part of extended health benefit plans. Insurers, clients and Kinesiologists are invited to JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

Exercise is fundamental to physical and mental health. Kinesiologists are regulated health professionals who deliver exercise as a health discipline, helping people stay healthier and avoid more serious conditions.

Why join the Kinesiology Movement? Because through tailored exercise programming, a Kinesiologist can help clients…

  • Prevent and manage dozens of physical and mental conditions;
  • Avoid and recover from injuries;
  • Prevent and manage chronic pain;
  • Improve their productivity and keep them from burning sick days; and
  • Save money on future health expenses down the road.

The promotional campaign to reach insurance companies and human resources, managers of extended health benefit plans is now on!

INSURERS... JOIN THE MOVEMENT! 

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Latest Events

2021 Kin Case Competition is cancelled

November 11 2021 - It is with regret that the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance must cancel the 2021 Kin Case Competition due to insufficient number of registered teams.

The competition was ready to go with its cases; volunteer case writers, jurors and other logistical details. All will be ready for next year.

We would like to thank you for believing in this new event and hope to see you next year.

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Get Ready for National Health and Fitness Day! June 5th

In 2 weeks! Show us your moves Canada! National Health and Fitness Day is Saturday June 5th! #ShowUsYourMoves  #NHFD2021 #BougeAvecNous 

In preparation for the 2021 National Health and Fitness Day on June 5, the CKA invites Kinesiologists and PKAs to get involved online to keep contact with clients. Kins must remind Canadians that Kinesiologists are there for them in order to increase awareness of the profession.

Canada is in the second year of battling COVID and coping with pandemic restrictions. People are frustrated and fatigued. Although physical activity opportunities are limited or unavailable, we know that being active helps significantly with managing stress and depression. This year especially we want to highlight the ways people can get active and how important activity is for physical and mental health.

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CKA / ACK Invites Kinesiologists to prepare to talk MENTAL HEALTH

2021 Mental Health Week: May 3 - 9    
Kinesiologists encourage Canadians to be active!

Every May, the CMHA Mental Health Week helps to shift societal beliefs and perceptions about mental health. It promotes behaviours and attitudes that foster well-being, support good mental health and create a culture of understanding and acceptance. This year's theme – Name it, don't numb it – is key in these pandemic times of intense pain and anxiety.

Use the adapted CMHA Mental Health Week promotional material TOOLKIT for Kinesiologists

Invite clients to sign up for the eMentalFitChallenge!

Share SM messages.

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