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Fonds F0024 - Faculty of Kinesiology fonds.

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Faculty of Kinesiology fonds.


  • 1969-2007 (Creation)

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7.2 m of textual records and video material:

video recordings:
143 VHS videocassettes
93 16mm film reels

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The School of Physical Education was formed in 1960. The name was changed in 1975 to the Faculty of Physical Education. In 1996, the faculty was renamed the Faculty of Kinesiology.

Kinesiology is a multidisciplinary science encompassing anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, psychomotor behaviour, and social and cultural factors. The Faculty of Kinesiology trains professionals who have a strong foundation in the study of movement and sport from both the theoretical and applied perspectives. The students are exposed to learning opportunities through the integration of research, education, and practical applications of knowledge.

Deans of the Faculty of Kinesiology:
L. Goodwin, 1966-1968 (Head); L. Goodwin, 1968-1975 (Director); L. Goodwin, 1975-1977 (Dean); G.E. Kingston, 1977-1978 (Acting); R.C. Jackson, 1978-1988; W.L. Veale, 1988-1998; R.F. Zernicke, 1998-2006; W.R. Giles, 2006-2012; P. Werthner, 2012-.

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Fonds consists of administrative records such as program files, buildings, University of Calgary Swim Club, Faculty Council, appeals, and Faculty General Promotions Committee, pamphlets, issues of the Newsletter of Outdoor Pursuits Student's Society, "The Oval Record," "Inside Track," brochures from Campus Recreation/Kinesiology Client Services, course outlines, film and video recordings of Dinos Football games, and annual reports of the Faculty of Kinesiology, the Sport Medicine Centre, the Human Performance Laboratory, and the Roger Jackson Centre for Health & Wellness Research. Fonds includes series for Course Outlines; Pamphlets; Pamphlets, Olympic Oval; Oval Record; Inside Track; Annual reports, Olympic Oval; Annual Reports, Sport Medicine Centre, Annual Reports, Human Performance Laboratory; and Annual Reports, Roger JacksonCentre for Health & Wellness Research.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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