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Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology

BPK leads to an advanced understanding in physiology, anatomy, neuroscience, movement and human health through fundamental and applied research, education and service.

Attention: COVID-19 updates

In an effort to keep our community of students, faculty and staff safe, we have shifted many of our teaching and community strategies in response to COVID-19. However, please note we are accepting applications for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 terms. Please review our COVID-19 Admission FAQs for the latest answers to all your most pressing questions about what joining SFU will look like during this temporary shift towards digital education.

“BPK is home to amazing students, alumni, faculty and staff. I am so proud of all of our achievements, and I can't wait to see what our future brings.”

– Dr. Max Donelan, Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology

Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology by the numbers

For the 2019/2020 academic year, BPK had 950 undergraduate students, 50 graduate students, 189 students in co-op placements, 33 faculty members, and 3 undergraduate programs 

 

Undergraduate students

Explore the structures, systems, mechanisms and movements of the human body and brain, and discover how they apply to everyday life.

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Graduate students

Elevate your understanding of physiology, kinesiology or neuroscience by using multidisciplinary approaches for investigation as part of our graduate research program.

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Faculty and staff

Locate teaching resources, read our constitution, book rooms and equipment or find administrative support like payroll information.

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Research

The world-class research in SFU’s BPK Department has five pillars of strength: cardiovascular physiology, chronic diseases, neuromechanics, environmental physiology and neuroscience.

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Events and news

Take note of upcoming events and deadlines, check out recent news involving our faculty and students or see our weekly digest for other important information.

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Career opportunities

See our current opportunities for faculty positions, sessional instructors and teaching assistantships.

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Contact us

Connect with faculty members and staff—find us on SFU’s Burnaby campus within the Shrum K Science Centre.

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