Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle?

The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education has a distinguished history that is over 100 years old. The Department is led by a number of innovative and award-winning faculty who’s teaching and research leads to improved health, wellness, and disease prevention.

The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education has a distinguished history that is over 100 years old. The Department is led by a number of innovative and award-winning faculty who’s teaching and research leads to improved health, wellness, and disease prevention.

Our department supports a vibrant research community and houses several renowned research facilities.

KPE Research Labs and Centres

Skating test at the hockey arena

Biomechanics Lab: Ice Hockey Research Group

Testing in progress at the CERPL lab

Clinical Exercise & Respiratory Physiology

Tie Lab Research Student taking notes during testing
Theories and Interventions in Exercise and Health Psychology
Testing in progress at the HBCL Lab

Human Brain Control of Locomotion Lab

Body Scan in progress at the Health and Fitness Promotion Laboratory

Health and Fitness
Promotion Lab

Electron microscopy images with myosin filaments

Muscle Physiology
and Biophysics Lab

Testing in progress in the OBEL Lab

Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics

Spinal Cord

Spinal Cord Injury
Peer Mentorship

Dr. Bloom observing  Bio-Neuro feedback Testing

Sport Psychology Research Laboratory

CHAMP Observation

CHAMPS Physical Activity Laboratory

PATH Logo

Physical Activity and Health (PATH)

In addition the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education actively supports the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH), a Faculty of Education Research Centre directed by KPE's Dr. Dennis Jensen.