Who is eligible?

AFFILIATES shall consist of individuals who have achieved the requisite academic standards, are practicing in the field of Kinesiology and whose applications for affiliation in the corporation are approved by the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR KINESIOLOGISTS:

The kinesiologist affiliation is open to individuals who are practising kinesiology and:

  • who has graduated from an academic 4-year program in the field of kinesiology, human kinetics, physical activity and exercise science approved by the Board;
  • who can prove having been train in the required competencies and standards;
  • who also carries membership from a CKA recognized provincial kinesiology association, and;
  • who has successfully completed any examinations and other requirements as recognized by the Board;
  • is employed and/or practices in kinesiology, or who wishes to become so employed or practicing, and
  • meets the continuing education requirements,
  • accepts and signs to comply with the code of ethics
  • carries professional liability insurance for kinesiology practice (entire scope of kinesiology)

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ACADEMIA:

The academia affiliation is open to individuals who do not practise kinesiology and:

  • are enrolled in a course of study leading to a master’s or doctoral degree in kinesiology from a post-secondary educational institution in Canada that is recognized by the Board, or
  • are researchers or academics in the field of kinesiology or
  • are, or were, employed as a professor/lecturer or faculty member of a post-secondary educational institution in Canada that is recognized by the Board, in a faculty or department that offers courses in kinesiology, human kinetics and related subjects
  • accepts and signs to comply with the code of ethics
  • carries professional liability insurance

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS:

The studen affiliation is open to students who have successfully completed at least 2-year of undergrade program in the field of kinesiology, human kinetics, physical activity and exercise science.

 

If you are eligible for Affiliation the following will apply:


1. After receipt of your payment, your completed application form and all necessary documents by attachments to your application form, your name will be submitted to the Board of Directors for ratification.
2. Once the Board has ratified your application, you will be sent a letter indicating that you are an Affiliated Kinesiologist of the CKA along with your affiliated number and certificate of affiliation, and the username and password to purchase your mandatory insurance coverage.
3. You have to purchase your mandatory professional insurance product with PROLINK in order to benefit from preferred CKA Affiliated rates. You must include your insurance proof in your CKA affiliation application

 

If you are NOT eligible for Affiliation the following will apply:


1. You will be advised of what courses you require to be eligible for Affiliated status. All questions or appeals related to a Membership Committee decision must be submitted in writing to the Membership Committee. Responses will be sent to the applicant in writing following the Committee’s next meeting.

 

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