The Mental Health and Physical Activity Certificate is designed for students who have interest in studying courses with a major focus on physical activity participation for mental health and well-being promotion across a variety of populations. These behavioural and psychology based courses addressing topics related to injury, sport, health, and engagement in exercise across the lifespan, include case-based approaches incorporating evidence-informed recommendations and best practices for sustainable physical activity participation. Students will learn about the increasingly important role of kinesiology and physical education in supporting mental health and well-being.
Students currently registered in KPE must successfully complete 2.0 FCE from the following Mental Health and Physical Activity Pathway list of courses as part of their BKin degree requirements: KPE322H1, KPE324H1, KPE325H1, KPE327H1, KPE330H1, KPE355Y1* KPE368H1, KPE390Y1*, KPE407H1, KPE426H1, KPE431H1, KPE438H1, KPE455Y1*, KPE463H1, KPE490Y1*, KPE495H1*.
Courses with an asterisk(*) have varying topics and will only count towards the certificate if the focus of study/placement is on physical activity for the promotion of mental health and physical activity.
Note: Students do not have to apply for this certificate but must request the certificate with the Registrar’s Office. The Registrar’s Office will confirm eligibility for the certificate upon graduation.
IMPORTANT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
- Individual courses may only count towards one identified BKin certificate in addition to counting towards the BKin degree
- Students are limited to a maximum of 3 BKin certificates with their degree
Please contact the Registrar’s Office for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org.