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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

(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

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

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]
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