Experienced instructors in the Department of Human Kinetics / Kinesiology focus on supporting student development of applied skills for athletic performance, fitness leadership and community health promotion so that students can solve complex personal and social problems connected to physical activity and inactivity.
Kinesiology, the science of human movement, serves as the core of the two-year diploma program, offered at the Okanagan College Penticton campus.
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Louise Blais advises students to "Be open to learning. Be open to being wrong and changing your mind."
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Ty Sideroff wasn't sure what he wanted to do after high school, but decided to follow his interest in the human body and how it works.
Human Kinetics and Kinesiology coursework includes introductory human anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics and motor learning.
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