What Does a Kinesiologist Do?

Kinesiologists are highly educated, health care professionals who are experts in body movement.


What can kinesiology do for you?

Registered Kinesiologists are Ontario's recognized experts in preventing and managing injury and chronic disease and helping to reach peak physical performance.

Kinesiologists use evidence-based research to develop programs for people, helping them get and stay fit, and perform at their optimum level. Kinesiologists believe in empowering people to look after their own health. They focus on prevention and wellbeing, increasing worker productivity and reducing time lost to injuries and accidents, helping you get back to work and back to health faster.

Kinesiologists are the human movement professionals.

Here are some of the services provided by Kinesiologists. If you're not sure how a Kinesiologist could help you, let us help you find a Kinesiologist in your area. They'll be happy to answer any questions you have.

Some of the services include...

Assessment

  • Home Assessment
  • Assistive/Adaptive Devices Assessment and Utilization
  • Assessment of Attendant Care Needs
  • Functional Ability Evaluation
  • Transferable Skills Analysis
  • Critical Task Inventory and Evaluation
  • Return-to-Work Coordination and Implementation
  • Case/program Management
  • Automobile Accident or Disability claims Management
  • Gait Assessment

Clinical Kinesiology

  • Musculoskeletal Assessment
  • Postural Evaluation and education
  • Rehabilitative and Functional Re-training Exercise
  • Fitness Conditioning for Weight Loss, Cardiovascular Training, and Muscular Development
  • Diabetes Management Strategies
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health Management
  • Corporate Wellness Program Design and Implementation
  • Hydrotherapy

Ergonomics

  • Work Site Assessment
  • Physical Demands Analysis
  • Transferable Skills Analysis
  • Design/re-design of Home or Office Workstations or Industrial Workstations
  • Job Shadowing/coaching
  • Work Hardening Programs

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