About Us

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is a dynamic and growing unit on campus that is constantly evolving to meet the changing nature of the kinesiology and health studies field. 

As of Fall 2014, we have 650 students in our three undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology with majors in human kinetics, health promotion and gerontology, and concentrations in high performance, and adaptation and rehabilitation;
  • Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies with majors in sport and recreation management and therapeutic recreation; and
  • Bachelor of Health Studies with optional concentration in Indigenous health and wellness). 

Our undergraduate programs prepare students for success in achieving external credentials and open up many career possibilities.  Our graduate programs, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy, have 50 students representing 6 counties.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is a research-intensive faculty, with over $5 million in external research funding being held currently by various faculty members. Our well equipped research laboratories allow our researchers to investigate a number of topics, including:

  • falls in the elderly,
  • psycho physiological correlates of mild brain trauma,
  • nutrition and exercise interventions on osteoporosis,
  • childhood and obesity,
  • the effects of early introduction of body checking in hockey,
  • proprioceptive influences in motor control,
  • volunteerism in sport,
  • ethical decision-making by health professionals, and
  • aboriginal health issues, to name just a few.

Our Faculty is home to world-class researchers with international reputations who are working at the cutting edge in kinesiology and health studies.

The home for the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is the Centre for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport, which includes:

  • multiple research and teaching laboratories,
  • several "smart" classrooms, a total of 5 gymnasia,
  • modern and fully equipped fitness and lifestyle center with 200 m indoor running track,
  • the Aspen Medical Centre,
  • individual team rooms for all of our Cougar and Ram interuniversity teams, and
  • an athlete weight room.

The University of Regina is a dynamic, progressive, and growing institution and the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is a major part of that growth.