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Minor in Kinesiology

 Minor in Kinesiology 

Kinesiology is a multidisciplinary field of study that contributes to the understanding of physical activity and exercise. This minor programme will introduce and expose students to the key subdisciplines of kinesiology including exercise physiology, exercise prescription, exercise in health and diseases, biomechanics, and movement measurement in addition to nutritional aspects of human health and performance.



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HKU Minor in Kinesiology
About the minor

 About the minor 


The Minor in Kinesiology aims to provide students with a broad understanding of how human movement occurs, the factors that directly or indirectly influence exercise and physical activity, and the benefits of adopting a physically active lifestyle in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of lifestyle-mediated chronic diseases that afflict modern society.

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Enquiries of the Minor in Kinesiology should be directed to the School of Public Health Office:



G/F, Patrick Manson Building (North Wing), 7 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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