Knowledge Translation: The Role of the Academy in Reducing the ‘Knowledge-to-Action’ Gap

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Daniel J. Weeks
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This paper, presented as the C. Lynn Vendien International Lecture given at the National Academy of Kinesiology, September 2011, provides context around the concept of accountability, the roles of the Academy, and knowledge translation as the basis for a framework for continued development of the National Academy of Kinesiology. The intent is to use the concepts presented in this paper as a catalyst for further discussion on opportunities for the Academy to serve the field of kinesiology as a knowledge broker and champion in addressing matters of important societal importance. Disability is used as an example of one such immediate opportunity.

The author (NAK International Fellow), Vice-President of Research, is with the Dept. of Psychology, The University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

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