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kinesiology

 [kĭ-ne″se-ol´o-je]
the scientific study of movement of the human body or its parts. See also biomechanics.

ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy

(ki-nē'sē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The science or the study of movement, and the active and passive structures involved.
[G. kinēsis, movement, + -logos, study]

kinesiology

/ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy/ (ki-ne″se-ol´ah-je)
1. the sum of what is known regarding human motion; the study of motion of the human body.
2. a system of diagnosis based on the theory that muscle dysfunction is secondary to subclinical structural, chemical, or mental dysfunction in other parts of the body; using manual muscle testing to help identify the primary dysfunction and treating by attempting to correct the underlying state.

kinesiology

(kə-nē′sē-ŏl′ə-jē, -zē-)
n.
1. The study of the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of body movement, especially in humans.
2. The application of the principles of kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of muscular imbalance or derangement.

ki·ne′si·ol′o·gist n.

kinesiology

[-ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, kinesis + logos, science
the scientific study of muscular activity and the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of the movement of body parts.

kinesiology

An alternative healthcare system based on the posit that disease is caused by the accumulation of toxins around major muscle groups, which translates into muscle weakness. Kinesiology is delivered by the fingertips at appropriate pressure points; anecdotal data suggest that kinesiology may be effective in treating allergies, back and/or neck pain, common cold, depression, fatigue, headache, indigestion, mineral and vitamin deficiencies, muscular weakness, sciatica, tension and other conditions.

kinesiology

Biomechanics The science of body movements especially vis-á-vis therapy

ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy

(ki-nē'sē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The science or the study of movement, and the active and passive structures involved.
[G. kinēsis, movement, + -logos, study]

kinesiology

The study of muscles and their effects on movements, especially in relation to physical therapy.

Kinesiology

The science or study of movement.
Mentioned in: Bursitis

kinesiology (k·nēˈ·zē·äˑ·l·jē),

n study of the body's structure and processes as they relate to movement.

ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy

(ki-nē'sē-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science or the study of movement, and active and passive structures involved.
[G. kinēsis, movement, + -logos, study]

kinesiology (kinē´sēol´əjē),

n the study of motion that attempts to explain the manner in which movements of the body occur. The principles of kinesiology may be used to describe the laws of articulation and the several theories of mandibular movement.

kinesiology

scientific study of movement of body parts.
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