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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 4,300 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 Canadian Kinesiology Alliance proudly announces a partnership with Health Locator

OTTAWA, March 22, 2021  -   The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / Alliance Canadienne de Kinésiologie (CKA / ACK) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Health Locator, an online professional network for health care professionals.  The CKA / ACK encourages Kinesiologists to sign-up on this free network to increase awareness of their practice and eventually use its booking engine named Patiently. Health Locator will actively work with the CKA / ACK to grow awareness and adoption rates amongst the kinesiology practice.

“It is not the nature of the injuries that pose the problem, it is the lack of practical resources available to the public from others that have successfully completed the recovery journey one is about to commence that pose the greatest threat to a success.” – Health Locator Team, 2016. It is a free search tool designed to help family doctors, hospitals, and members of the public find health professionals in all communities across Canada.

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CALL FOR NOMINATION for Business Professionals

CALL FOR NOMINATION for Business Professionals - business/ financial /legal management, marketing, information technology, fundraising, government relations, and education.

The CKA/ACK is currently accepting curriculum vitae (CVs) for individuals interested in joining our Board of Directors; professionals wish to dedicate approximately 5 to 10 hours/month to various projects. Please note that time commitment required will vary throughout the year; meetings are mostly virtual every six weeks.

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OTTAWA, February 16, 2021 – The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance is proud to announce that Kinesiologists are now recognized as Level 2 professionals by Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC). EIMC is a global health initiative that promotes physical activity as a chronic disease prevention and management strategy to improve the health of Canadians. The EIMC recognition program helps healthcare professionals identify highly qualified exercise professionals in their community. These professionals, now including kinesiologists, are critical allies to help patients reach their physical activity goals to prevent and manage chronic disease.

The highest level, EIMC Level 2, groups professionals who have ...

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Latest Events

2021 Virtual Kin Games

The CKA, in partnership with PKAs, attended the 2021 Virtual Kin Games, held online from March 19-21. For the fifth year in a row, the CKA alongside our partners, Hexfit Solutions, RockTape and Human Kinetics sponsored the academic challenge with, a website dedicated to helping students of kinesiology and physical activity as they enter the workforce or continue studies in specialties and to better understand how kinesiology is practiced in Canada. 
The CKA applauds the organizing committee for conquering the many challenges posed by COVID-19 in shifting the Games to a virtual format to "Kinnect" Kin's across Canada. The CKA wishes to congratulate the University of British Columbia as the 2021 Overall Winner of the KinGames. 

Winter Health & Fitness Day

Winter Health and Fitness Week

February 1-7, 2021

With all the challenges due to the pandemic now, more than ever, Canadians need to be active for their physical and mental health. During the first week of February join with our amazing partners to show all of the ways we can embrace winter and stay active. 

Get out and get moving Canada!

With the first annual Winter Health and Fitness Week just around the corner, we’ve got a question for Canadians everywhere: how do you plan on getting active?


Kinesiologists to attend the 2021 Sport Summit

From January 26-29 and February 2-4, the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance will promote the profession by joining in on the Pathway to Policy.

Align with its strategic plan and goal to raise awareness of the profession of kinesiology, the CKA will attend The Sport for Life Canadian Summit bringing together leaders who work to enhance the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. Sport for Life recognizes that quality sport and physical literacy offer rich benefits to Canadian society through improved health, stronger communities, higher sporting achievement, and stronger national identity.

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