Welcome to the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. We offer a wide range of degrees and the opportunity to participate in fascinating research from obesity to offshore survival, from pedagogy to basic neuromuscular investigations, to athletes/participants with disabilities, and coach development. Read more...

For more information, contact us:

Dr. Heather Carnahan, dean
Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland
(709) 864-8129 or hkrdirec@mun.ca


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Exploring Movement

As part of RBC Sports Day in Canada, the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR), hosted HIPP 2B Healthy on Nov. 21. The event included a chance to meet the Paralympic three-time gold medalist Dave Durepos and opportunities to try new sports. RBC representatives were on hand to present HKR with a $23,200 RBC Learn to Play Project grant to revise the Physical Literacy Experience (PLE) program.


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Frontiers of science: Major coup for HKR alumnus

For alumnus Davis Forman participating in the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology's Graduate Award competition was a major research coup and he credits the School of Human Kinetics (HKR) for helping foster that success.

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