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The Canadian Kinesiology Alliance / L’Alliance canadienne de kinésiologie (CKA / ACK) is a non-profit corporation that advocates and promotes the advancement of the profession of kinesiology in Canada. The CKA / ACK strives to be recognized as the unifying voice for the profession of kinesiology in Canada, and to have a positive impact on Canadians. Kinesiologists provide services to improve human movement and deliver quality solutions through prevention, objective assessment, and evidence-based interventions.

On a national level, the CKA / ACK represents seven provincial kinesiology associations (PKAs) that are member associations and over 3,500 affiliated Kinesiologists by developing progressive partnerships with other national organizations, providing support to effect positive change within government and public policy, and by promoting the science of Kinesiology. The CKA / ACK advances our member associations, PKAs, by facilitating national and interprovincial communication and partnerships and by supporting and encouraging ongoing development of PKAs. The CKA / ACK establishes and promotes the standards of the profession across Canada.

Kinesiologist – The Human Movement Specialist

         

Latest News

TD, a CKA Partner, launches TD Insurance Auto Centers

TD Insurance is pleased to announce the launch of the  TD Insurance Auto Center campaign: added value for CKA members offered by TD Insurance Auto Centers, a one-stop shop where you can talk to an adjuster, have your car repaired, and even rent a car under one roof.

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New Canadian Report on Physical Activity

New Canadian report on Physical activity – A good opportunity for all us to promote what Kinesiologist do. The Federal Government has just released a new 'Vision' for increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary lifestyles, May 31, 2018. This is something all kinesiologists should familiarize themselves with and recognize where they fit into the spectrum as the solution requires participation by all health professionals.

The Common Vision - A Canada where all Canadians move more and sit less, more often. 

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2018 PARTICIPACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

THE 2018 PARTICIPACTION REPORT CARD ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH was released in June “The Brain + Body Equation”. Canadian kids need active bodies to build their best brains. All kids deserve to thrive in mind and body. But in order for them to reach their full mental, emotional and intellectual potential, their bodies have to move to get the wheels in their brains turning. The Report Card is the most comprehensive assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada. It synthesizes data from multiple sources, including the best available peer-reviewed research, to assign evidence-informed grades across 14 indicators.

The Report Card has been replicated in over 50 cities, provinces and countries, where it has served as a blueprint for collecting and sharing knowledge about the physical activity of young people around the world. 

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Latest Events

Reserve Dates! 2018 National Kinesiology Week presented by Hexfit

Date: November 12th to 18th 2018
Time: Variable
Location: Across Canada

During this special week, various activities will be offered across the country to promote the importance of getting help to achieve an active lifestyle. To find a kinesiologist or event near you - to be announced in early November : www.nationalkinesiologyweek.ca. Book your dates!

2018 BCAK Professional Development Day and AGM

Date : Saturday, May 5th, 2018, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
Location : Simon Fraser University, Saywell Hall: Room 10041, Burnaby, BC

BCAK Members are invited to join us for a day of professional development in conjunction with the BCAK's Annual General Meeting. The entire Pro-D session is worth a total of 5 CE credits. The AGM is worth an additional 5 CE credits. 

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National Health & Fitness Day

Date: June 2nd 2018
Location: Across Canada

Get Ready to GET UP, GET OUT and GET ACTIVE On National Health and Fitness Day, Saturday June 2nd , 2018

CKA ACK encourages Kinesiologists to take part in National Health and Fitness Day by organizing an event, to reach out to meet people ready to be active. Kinesiologists across Canada will join in activities in their communities.

More information coming soon!

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Provincial Kinesiology Associations

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British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists
Alberta Kinesiology Association 
Manitoba Kinesiology Association 
Ontario Kinesiology Association 
Fédération des kinésiologues du Québec 
New Brunswick Kinesiology Association 
Newfoundland and Labrador Kinesiology Association

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