Guest blog post written by Kevin Cairns
Have you completed your R-Kin Exam? Completing a certification course in job demands analysis will prepare you for the exam questions on this topic.
Job Demands Analysis (JDA) is one of the core competencies listed by the College of Kinesiologists Ontario and Canadian Kinesiology Alliance. In fact, it is included on the areas of professional practice page, and explains JDA the following way: Kinesiologists analyze the physical requirements of specific activities involved in employment or life tasks. Kinesiologists may only deliver services in areas where they can demonstrate competency.
These assessment skills are highly sought after by employers looking to hire kinesiologists. The ability to perform these assessments will generate significant revenue for a business. This will increase your value to a potential employer.
A JDA is a systematic procedure to quantify and evaluate all the physical and environmental demand components of all the essential and non-essential tasks of a job.
A JDA is a document used by employers to objectively capture and describe the physical demands that are required to perform a particular job or role.
For the purpose of employee rehabilitation and return to work, a JDA is the “cornerstone” of the analytical process used to determine compatibility between a worker and a specific job.
A JDA can be used by a wide range of individuals within different organizations. It can be used internally in a workplace (health and safety, managers, or human resources) or externally by various individuals or organizations (family doctors, treatment providers, workers compensation, insurance providers or lawyers).
Performing JDAs can be the seed that grows into a full business or a lucrative side hustle.
JDAs are used in a variety of ways:
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