October 2017 Supplemental: High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): An effective strategy for maximizing health and fitness - Efthymios Papadopoulos, R.Kin, MSc & Jenna Gillen, PhD

Posted Oct 19th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General, KineKT

The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend accumulating 150 minutes of moderate-to vigorous-intensity physical activity per week to maintain or improve health1. For many Canadians, this is typically achieved through routine bouts of moderate-intensity continuous training (MICT), such as 30 minutes per day on 5 days per week. However, a large and convincing body of research indicates that achieving only 40 to 60 minutes of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) per week leads to similar

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Assistant Professor - Kinesiology 1701789 - Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto

Assistant Professor - Kinesiology 1701789 - Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto

Posted Oct 16th, 2017 in Careers

The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in biomechanics or movement control. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2018.

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Email service now restored - October 13, 2017

Posted Oct 12th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General

OKA's email service has now been restored, if you send an email to the office on October 12 and did not receive a reply please re-send as it is likely that some emails were lost due to the outage.

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October 2017 Issue: Evidence-Based Practice for Kinesiologists - D. Santa Mina, RKin PhD

Posted Oct 4th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General, KineKT

On a daily basis, registered kinesiologists (RKins) make decisions about how to best support the health of their clients to improve their clinical outcomes and maximize safety. Care decisions are highly individualized to ensure that the right client (or patient) receives the right treatment (or assessment or program) at the right time. With the ubiquity of ‘snake oils’, trendy diets, gizmos, gadgets, and fitness fads, it can be challenging to sift through the noise to discern the real from the f

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Contract Consultants - Various Ontario Locations

Contract Consultants - Various Ontario Locations

Posted Sep 15th, 2017 in Careers

AGS Rehab Solutions Inc. has been providing solution-based rehabilitation, clinical and vocational assessment services to our insurer, employer, legal and government agency clients across Canada since 1999. We are currently seeking to expand our roster of contract consultants throughout Ontario.

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August 2017 Issue: Advanced Training in Professional Kinesiology - Scott Thomas, Rkin, PhD, Michael Holmes PhD, and Leanne Smith, RKin, MSc

Posted Aug 8th, 2017 in KineKT

How do those entering or in the profession of kinesiology gain advanced training? New graduates of kinesiology programs are eligible to write the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (COKO) Registered Kinesiologist examination but many students look for additional experience and training.

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July 2017 Issue: Exercise and Sleep – A crash course for the Kinesiologist - Gillian White, MSc., PhD (C)

Posted Jul 24th, 2017 in KineKT

We know that sleep is integral to how we function day to day – a sleepy brain makes for a sleepy body. But you may not realize just how much sleep impacts your body when you are chronically pushing bed time back in favour of getting more stuff done.

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Call for Nominations 2018

Posted Jun 27th, 2017 in Professional, General

The Ontario Kinesiology Association is accepting nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors

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E-Kinnection and the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Posted Jun 27th, 2017 in Professional, Public, General

E-Kinnection newsletter and the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

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June 2017 Issue: A Research Agenda for the Profession of Kinesiology: Made by Us, For Us - Noah Wayne, PhD, RKin and Daniel Santa Mina, PhD RKin

Posted Jun 13th, 2017 in KineKT

For every health care profession, there is a responsibility to ensure the care provided to clients is based on sound, peer-reviewed evidence - evidence that implies that what we do is safe, effective, and valuable.

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