As the regulator for kinesiology in Ontario, CKO sets the minimum standards that all kinesiologists must follow when practising kinesiology. We also develop Practice Guidelines and share practice advice to help kinesiologists better understand the expectations and adhere to CKO’s Practice Standards.

Over the past few months, we’ve received an increasing amount of inquiries about the Record Keeping Practice Standard – we’ve developed a scenario to help guide you and refresh your memory:

Scenario: A kinesiologist is involved in a transfer of care process as they are closing their practice. The kinesiologist’s patient/client has identified their new care provider, who has requested access to the kinesiologist’s electronic records system to review patient/client records for continuity of care. What should the kinesiologist do?

Response: The kinesiologist should consider the following:

Questions? Contact Brian Fehst, Manager of Professional Practice, at