Varsity Health

How to Become a Student Kinesiologist

To Students in the Faculty of PE&R and to those with an interest in a developmental Kinesiological approach to Sports Injury Management

This is a first-call for those of you who may be interested in gaining experience with high level athletics and injury management/kinesiology at an elite varsity level. It's a great way to develop your sports injury management skills and get insight into the world of Athlete Health! You will learn how to provide prevention and intervention programs in order to enhance and maintain health, sport conditioning and wellness at elite levels, which then can be implemented in all levels of recreation, exercise and sport.  At the same time you'll also need to develop your time management and interdisciplinary team skills. This will provide an opportunity to work alongside Athletic Therapists, Physical Therapists, Registered Kinesiologists, and Sports Medicine Physicians.

The opportunity for team assignments would start in the fall for the 2017-2018 season, but the selection process starts now!

At the completion of your volunteer involvement as a Full Time Varsity Therapist, you may receive:
-Letters of Reference
-Letter of Recommendation
-Scholarships and awards - up to $500 per term  

Credit benefits:
-Practicum placement (Varsity Student-Kinesiologist/Therapist - Job ID 2134
-Please note that we ONLY accept practicum placements for the Fall of 2017 OR a Full year practicum. Winter 2018 practicums are NOT available for this opportunity. As such, you MUST begin your practicum application process in the WINTER2017 term. Watch for emails regarding practicum information sessions in January 2017.
-Directed study (PEDS 499)
 

APPLICATION:

If you are interested in applying please click HERE to fill out our 2017-2018 Student Kinesiologist Application.


NOTE: Current CPR/First Aid is required for the duration of the 2017-2018 Varsity Season. Completion of KIN240 (or equivalent) is also required.

 


INFORMATION SESSION:

An information session will be hosted one day at Spring Football Camp, with Camp running April 27 - 30, 2017.


Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.  More information about that will be distributed as we know it.


If you have any further questions on process, please contact us at

varsityhealth@ualberta.ca or by phone at 780-492-4880

 

2017-2018 Student Kinesiologist Application Form