Faculty of Medicine
Kinesiology
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://www.kinesiology.sph.hku.hk/
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? 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.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute School of Biomedical Sciences; School of Public Health


Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Minor:
Students are required to complete 36 credits of the following courses subject to the University’s regulations on credit double-counting:
EXSC2001, EXSC2003, EXSC2007, EXSC2008, EXSC2009, EXSC2010, EXSC3002, EXSC3014, EXSC3016, EXSC3017, EXSC3018, EXSC3019, BBMS1001, BBMS1002, BBMS3018

Remarks:
1. Courses may be offered in an alternate semesters/academic years. Please check the updated information of course offerings on the website.
2. Enrollment quota for each course is limited. Preference will be given to students who have already declared Minor in Kinesiology on HKU Portal.
Career opportunities This minor programme equips and prepares students for career development in health and fitness industry, research study in exercise science and sports medicine, and for further certification/study and work as exercise-related health professionals such as exercise specialist and physiotherapist.
Further information https://www.kinesiology.sph.hku.hk/
Contact exhealth@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.