the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement
the study of body movement
the application of such principles to the diagnosis and treatment of muscular imbalance
Kinesiology, also known as human kinetics, is the scientific study of human movement. Kinesiology addresses physiological, mechanical, and psychological mechanisms. Applications of kinesiology to human health include: biomechanics and orthopedics; strength and conditioning; sport psychology; methods of rehabilitation, such as physical and occupational therapy; and sport and exercise. Individuals who have earned degrees in kinesiology can work in research, the fitness industry, clinical settings, and in industrial environments. Studies of human and animal motion include measures from motion tracking systems, electrophysiology of muscle and brain activity, various methods for monitoring physiological function, and other behavioral and cognitive research techniques. Kinesiology as described above should not be confused with applied kinesiology, a controversial chiropractic diagnostic method. The word comes from the Greek word kinein, to move.
The numerical value of kinesiology in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of kinesiology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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