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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 4,000 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 proudly announces a partnership with Implus LLC's brands " RockTape®"

OTTAWA, October 1st , 2019  -   The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / Alliance Canadienne de Kinésiologie (CKA / ACK) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Implus Footcare, LCC, an innovative provider of athletic, fitness, and outdoor accessory products ranging from footcare and seasonal accessories to fitness and recovery solutions.  The CKA / ACK encourages Kinesiologists to use Implus' brand “ RockTape®”, a global leader in sports medicine products and education, with kinesiology tape, powerful pain-relieving topicals, unique evidence-informed education seminars, mobility tools and joint support accessories. Implus/RockTape Canada will actively work with the CKA / ACK to grow awareness and adoption rates amongst the kinesiology practice.

CKA New Coordinator

A few words to let you know that the CKA Coordinator to the University Tour KinStartUpKit Seminar/Webinar project has been selected.

Emma Nicholson is a first-year Kinesiology Master's student at
McMaster University interested in promoting the KinStartUpKit. Emma resides in the greater Toronto area. She will dedicate approx 15 hres per week to this project from Sept. to Dec. 2019. Emma can be reached via email: coordinator@cka.ca

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

Deux documents de référence en sport au Québec

Two reference documents in sport in Quebec are now available! 

"Fundamentals of Sports Practice in Quebec

"Development of sports talent

Do not hesitate to consult them!

 

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Latest Events

For NHFD the NLKA and Memorial University are ready!

For NHFD the NLKA and Memorial University - Human Kinetics and Recreation Faculty has partnered with the City of St. John's to offer events with community members and organizations.
 
On May 27th 2019, we had the Proclamation of NHFD at City Hall Speaking was NLKA's Dr. Katie Wadden. Other NLKA members attending was Danica Benoit and  Des Martin. Representing Memorial University was Drs. Linda Rohr and Jeanette Byrne.
 
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CKA at 2019 CLHIA Conference with Mobility Tape - Vancouver

The CKA / ACK and BCAK, in partnership Mobility Tape and all PKAs, are participating in the CLHIA 2019 Conference held in Vancouver BC from May 7-9th. It hosts over 200 insurers and claims associates in a tradeshow and CKA formally will present as speaker of the presentation sessions, plenaries and special events. We have joined other NHOs such as the Canadian Massage Therapy Alliance, Canadian Chiropractors Association, Ontario Association of Osteopaths and other healthcare professionals as exhibitors. It is a prime spot to meet and greet CLHIA members. This event being a national event is aligned with CKA / ACK 's commitment to raise awareness of the profession by aligning organizations, such as CLHIA, with our goals. 

National Health & Fitness Day

Date: June 1st 2019
Location: Across Canada

Get Ready to GET UP, GET OUT and GET ACTIVE On National Health and Fitness Day, Saturday June 1st 2019

CKA ACK encourages Kinesiologists to take part in National Health and Fitness Day by organizing an event, to reach out to meet people ready to be active. Kinesiologists across Canada will join in activities in their communities.

More information coming soon!

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