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.Kinesiology, derived from the Greek words kinesis (movement) and kinein (to move), also known as human kinetics, is the science of human movement.^ Kinesiology , derived from the Greek words kinesis (movement) and kinein (to move), also known as human kinetics , is the science of human movement.
  • PhysOrg.com - kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.physorg.com [Source type: News]

^ Kinesiology is the study of the art and science of human movement.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The word kinesiology comes from the Greek, kinesis, which means “to move”.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

.It is a discipline that focuses on Physical Activity.^ It is a discipline that focuses on Physical Activity.
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^ At California State University, Northridge, the discipline of Kinesiology is dedicated to the study of human movement and physical activity as it relates to sport, dance, and exercise.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ This course is designed to develop in-depth knowledge by integrating the sub-disciplines of Kinesiology as they relate to adapted physical activity on land and in the water.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

.[1] A kinesiological approach applies scientific based medical principles towards the analysis, preservation and enhancement of human movement in all settings and populations.^ PEHP 4301 Principles of Human Movement .
  • School of Nursing & Health Professions - University of the Incarnate Word 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.uiw.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Pertains to the scientific study of human movement.

^ A kinesiological approach applies scientific based medical principles towards the analysis, preservation and enhancement of human movement in all settings and populations.
  • PhysOrg.com - kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.physorg.com [Source type: News]

[2] .Kinesiologists work in research, the fitness industry, clinically, and in industrial environments.^ Kinesiologists work in research, the fitness industry, clinically, and in industrial environments.
  • PhysOrg.com - kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.physorg.com [Source type: News]

^ KINE5389 - RESEARCH MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION (3 - 0) The student will collect scientific data in the Physiology of Exercise laboratories or in a work-related environment under the supervision of a faculty member.
  • Department of Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.uta.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Graduate students are provided many opportunities to work and conduct research in laboratory, clinical, and community physical activity service settings.
  • Kinesiology Graduate Program 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.k-state.edu [Source type: Academic]

[3] .Studies on human motion may be supported by computer vision, using stereo camera systems for pose recognition and motion modeling.^ Studies on human motion may be supported by computer vision, using stereo camera systems for pose recognition and motion modeling.
  • PhysOrg.com - kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.physorg.com [Source type: News]

^ A study of human motion in two broad areas: the neurological and mechanical aspects of human movement, as well as muscle structure and functions.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.shsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Although some claim that research supports applied kinesiology, the studies cited are often about academic kinesiology (the study of human movement), not the practice of applied kinesiology.
  • ACS :: Applied Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.cancer.org [Source type: Academic]

[4][5] .It is not to be confused with applied kinesiology, a controversial[6][7][8] alternative medicine technique related to chiropractic techniques.^ Kinesiology is a form of alternative or naturopathic medicine.
  • What does the Bible say about kinesiology? 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.gotquestions.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Applied Kinesiology (hereafter shortened to ‘AK’) is a school of Chiropractic medicine.
  • Evaluating Applied Kinesiology… « Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely… 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC mennoknight.wordpress.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is not to be confused with applied kinesiology, a controversial alternative medicine technique related to chiropractic techniques.
  • PhysOrg.com - kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.physorg.com [Source type: News]

Contents

Basics

.The definition of physical activity is a highly debated topic.^ Specific topics include pedagogical, psycho-social, physiological and biomechanical aspects of adapted physical activity.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Not all individuals who are associated within the field of kinesiology agree on the technical definition of physical activity.^ Kinesiology is the study of physical activity.
  • Temple University Undergraduate Bulletin - CHP/Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.temple.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Biomechanics of Physical Activity Kinesiology 3296 (3 s.h.
  • Temple University Undergraduate Bulletin - CHP/Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.temple.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Physiology of Physical Activity Kinesiology 2204 (3 s.h.
  • Temple University Undergraduate Bulletin - CHP/Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.temple.edu [Source type: Academic]

[1] .In North America, kinesiologists are conferred a Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in Kinesiology or Human Kinetics, while in Australia or New Zealand, they are often conferred an Applied Science (Human Movement) degree (or higher).^ Kinesiology is the science of movement.

^ Kinesiology is the study of the art and science of human movement.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Kinesiology is the scientific study of human movement.
  • Applied - Define Kinesiology | Degree and Courses 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.worldwidehealth.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Kinesiologists assess human movement, performance, and function by applying the sciences of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, and motor learning.^ Movement Science Concentration Minimum GPA of 3.0 in each of the following courses: human anatomy (with laboratory), human physiology (with laboratory), biomechanics, motor learning, and statistics.
  • SFSU Bulletin 2009/10--Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.sfsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Kinesiology encompasses the study of human development, anatomy, physiology, mechanics, and motor learning.
  • Occidental College : Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC departments.oxy.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 hours.
  • Kinesiology - KN 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.uic.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Kinesiologists are involved in the rehabilitation, prevention, and management of disorders to maintain, rehabilitate, or enhance movement, function or performance in the areas of sport, recreation, work, and exercise.^ Sport and Exercise Injury Management 3 hours.
  • Kinesiology - KN 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.uic.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ This involves studying the activity of muscles and the functioning, mechanics, and structures of the body parts involved in movement, as well as psychological, sociological, and cultural factors affecting physical activity and sport.
  • School of Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.uwo.ca [Source type: Academic]

^ At California State University, Northridge, the discipline of Kinesiology is dedicated to the study of human movement and physical activity as it relates to sport, dance, and exercise.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Kinesiologists also provide consulting services, conduct research, and develop policies related to rehabilitation, human motor performance, ergonomics, and occupational health and safety.^ Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation centers, school systems, nursing homes, public health services, home health agencies, sports clinics, athletic teams, research facilities, private offices and the military.
  • Kinesiology | School of Education | St. Edward's University 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.stedwards.edu [Source type: Reference]

^ Many peer universities and large research university departments similar to ours have gravitated away from exercise and/or performance as a research interest and have become more aligned with health sciences.
  • William & Mary - Kinesiology Department is changing its name! 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.wm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Motor Skill Development (3:3:0) An examination of the factors affecting physical growth, factors influencing the acquisition of fundamental motor skills, and the effects of aging on physical performance.
  • Texas Lutheran University - Kinesiology Curriculum 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.tlu.edu [Source type: Academic]

The bodily motion utilized from physical motion sets the rhythm for the organs in the body.

Physical activity

.There is a large debate centering around the technical definition of physical activity.^ This course provides students numerous opportunities for oral participation through various assignments and activities centered around article reviews, discussions, group debates, and presentations of common issues prevalent in the discipline today.
  • Department of Kinesiology at DePauw University Academic Programs 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.depauw.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Development of technical and personal skills related to functional performance assessment and to the development and implementation of physical activity programs for healthy and frail older adults.

^ Instruction in the methods of teaching rhythmic and physical activities to students of physical education or participants in a different activity setting, such as camps, commercial clubs or community recreation center.
  • Department of Kinesiology at DePauw University Academic Programs 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.depauw.edu [Source type: Academic]

.These debates range from whether or not an action is voluntary or involuntary, purposeful in direction within a specific activity, as well as the difference between movement and physical activity.^ The general difference between the job of a kinesiologist and a physical therapist is that a kinesiologist will assess movement, or problems in movement with regard to physiology, anatomy and biomechanics, while a physical therapist will actually apply therapeutic techniques to correct the identified problems.
  • Kinesiology - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: Academic]

^ At California State University, Northridge, the discipline of Kinesiology is dedicated to the study of human movement and physical activity as it relates to sport, dance, and exercise.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Goodheart established a direct relationship between responses to different muscle movements and the functions of the body.
  • What is SK (Spiritual Kinesiology)? 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.gettingthru.org [Source type: General]

[1] .One way to think about the relationship between movement and physical activity is this: Movement is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for physical activity.^ At California State University, Northridge, the discipline of Kinesiology is dedicated to the study of human movement and physical activity as it relates to sport, dance, and exercise.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Review of basic anatomy, especially the muscular system, and examination of the relationship of fundamental laws of physics to human movement.

^ Goodheart established a direct relationship between responses to different muscle movements and the functions of the body.
  • What is SK (Spiritual Kinesiology)? 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.gettingthru.org [Source type: General]

.If you are performing a physical activity, you are using movement; but not every movement is a physical activity.^ At California State University, Northridge, the discipline of Kinesiology is dedicated to the study of human movement and physical activity as it relates to sport, dance, and exercise.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Can you use the Brain Gym activities in your home ?
  • Kinesiology - Famous Therapies - GKIndia.com 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.gkindia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Fix what you find" by using muscle testing instead of applying the identical treatment to every patient.
  • Applied Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.tuberose.com [Source type: Academic]

i.e. blinking an eye, swallowing, contraction of diaphragm.[1] .One definition of physical activity is as follows: Voluntary movement intentionally performed in order to achieve a goal in sport, exercise, or any other sphere of life experience.^ Applied kinesiology-based procedures are administered to achieve the following examination and therapeutic goals: .

^ One of my goals in life was to run a marathon, and Daryl eagerly and enthusiastically joined me in this pursuit and made the 4 months of training not only physically rewarding, but also fun.

^ Historical development of thought and practice in athletics, sport, kinesiology, play, dance, and other human movement forms from ancient Greeks to the present.

.In relation to this definition of physical activity, one definition of movement is as follows: Includes any change in the position of your body parts relative to each other.^ At California State University, Northridge, the discipline of Kinesiology is dedicated to the study of human movement and physical activity as it relates to sport, dance, and exercise.
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Following simple instructions the safe, simple movements can be practiced in 10-15 minutes per day in the comfort of your own home.
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^ Instead of giving me reason why you can't, give me reason why YOU CAN! Everything starts with attitude, then your body will follow...meaning, you have to NOT want to be depressed first.
  • Amicay Kinesiology | Facebook 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.facebook.com [Source type: General]

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Scope of practice

.The practice of Kinesiology is the assessment of movement, performance, and function; and the rehabilitation, prevention, and management of disorders to maintain, rehabilitate, and enhance movement, performance, and function in the areas of sport, recreation, work, exercise, and general activities of daily living.^ I had difficulty performing normal daily functions.

^ Sport and Exercise Injury Management 3 hours.
  • Kinesiology - KN 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.uic.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Kinesiology has direct applications to fitness and health, including developing exercise programs for people with and without disabilities, preserving the independence of older people, preventing disease due to trauma and neglect, and rehabilitating people after disease or injury.
  • kinesiology (medicine) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Licensing, regulations

.Kinesiology was made a regulated health profession in the province of Ontario in the summer of 2007 [10] and similar proposals have been made for other Canadian provinces.^ Touch For Health, Brain Gym, Energy Kinesiology, and other programs we offer use energy kinesiology to refer to muscle testing, which is a form of biofeedback.
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^ What if I have done other kinesiology courses and not Touch for Health?” We have a prerequisites checklist with the relevant techniques covered in the “Touch for Health I” and “Introduction to Counselling Kinesiology” workshops.

^ In 1970, Dr John Thie extracted some Applied Kinesiology techniques as " Touch for Health ", and made them available to the non-professional public.
  • Kinesiology College of Ireland, Midleton, Co. Cork: Diploma Courses, Higher Diploma, Workshops, Single Modules, Short Courses 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.kinesiologycollege.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In the United States, the American Kinesiology Association is the national kinesiology organization of university departments providing professional information about kinesiology degree programs.^ In addition to University requirements, the Department of Kinesiology requires: .
  • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The Canadian Association of Specialized Kinesiology (CanASK), has been created to provide a professional organization to support the education of ordinary lay people and health care professionals who value Specialized Kinesiology as a tool for promoting self-care, well-being, and preventative health.

^ The mission of the Department’s graduate program in Kinesiology is to prepare students for a variety of professional careers in Kinesiology by providing a rigorous and dynamic curriculum which integrates classroom work and experiential learning opportunities.

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Health services

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  • Health Promotion: Kinesiologists working in the health promotion industry focus on working with individuals to enhance the health, fitness, and well-being of the individual.^ Kinesiologists also develop more accessible furniture and environments for people with limited movement and find ways to enhance individual and team efficiency.
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    ^ Evaluation of assessment techniques used in exercise physiology and health/fitness disciplines, including fitness assessment of working capacity, biochemical assays, advanced metabolic assessment, flexibility assessment and strength assessment.
    • Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation Courses - UNT Graduate Catalog 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.unt.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Using muscle testing and energy kinesiology can help reduce stress and pain, improve performance at school, work and sports, enhance relationships and promote health and well-being.
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    .Kinesiologists can be found working in fitness facilities, personal training/corporate wellness facilities, and industry.
  • Clinical/Rehabilitation: Kinesiologists work with individuals with disabling conditions to assist in regaining their optimal physical function.^ Kinesiology has many practical applications and leads to a variety of rewarding careers such as teaching physical education or dance, coaching, serving as a consultant in the commercial health and fitness industry, working in a clinical health setting, athletic training, or working independently as a personal trainer.
    • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ All Levels Teacher Certification Athletic training Corporate fitness Commercial fitness Hospital-based wellness Cardiac rehabilitation Assistants to chiropractors and physical therapists Recreational specialists in camps, communities and YMCA’s Personal trainers .
    • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.shsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ From my extensive training, personal experience and after working with many clients both in Australia and overseas, I have developed an excellent reputation for my ability to assist others on many levels: Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual.
    • Kinesiology Murchison | Goulburn Valley Kinesiology | Kinergetics |Kinesiology | Neurolink | N.A.E.T. Allergy Healing Technique 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.orgoneenergy.org [Source type: General]

    .They work with individuals in their home, fitness facilities, rehabilitation clinics, and at the worksite.^ I liked the way they helped me work up to my full fitness level.

    ^ Lab: Hands-on experiences in working with individuals with various physical disabilities are provided under clinical supervision at the Center of Achievement.
    • Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.csun.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Home ~ Rehabilitation ~ Athletics & Sports ~ Fitness Programs ~ Personal Training ~ Education ~ Ergonomics ~ On-line Training ~ Staff Contact Info ~ Testimonials ~ Links .

    .They also work alongside physiotherapists.
  • Ergonomics: Kinesiologists work in industry to assess suitability of design of workstations and provide suggestions for modifications and assistive devices.
  • Health and Safety: Kinesiologists are involved in consulting with industry to identify hazards and provide recommendations and solutions to optimize the health and safety of workers.
  • Disability Management/Case Coordination: Kinesiologists recommend and provide a plan of action to return an injured individual to their optimal function in all aspects of life.
  • Management/Research/Administration/Health and Safety: Kinesiologists frequently fulfill roles in all above areas, perform research, and manage businesses.^ As a kinesiologist you have the ability to work in the area of life that most interests you.

    ^ My sessions with Jenni help me to regain focus on the tasks I'm involved in whether they be or have been: schooling, personal health, social or career choices.

    ^ Wherever there is a need to improve functionality, health-fitness, medical prognosis, optimal aging, or wellness, one will find an exercise scientist providing leadership in programs that help individuals optimize their lives and health.
    • Temple University Undergraduate Bulletin - CHP/Kinesiology 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.temple.edu [Source type: Academic]

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See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Hoffman, S. J. (2008). Shirl J. Hoffman. ed (in English). Introduction to Kinesiology (3 ed.). Human Kinetics. ISBN 0736076131, 9780736076135. http://books.google.com/books?id=cBPOgAlarKcC&printsec=frontcover&ei=-D5VSvvzCpTklASShfGrBw.  
  2. ^ "Welcome to the Ontario Kinesiology Association". Oka.on.ca. http://oka.on.ca/. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  
  3. ^ "CKA - Canadian Kinesiology Alliance - Alliance Canadienne de Kinésiologie". Cka.ca. http://www.cka.ca/kinesiology.php. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  
  4. ^ Bodo Rosenhahn, Reinhard Klette and Dimitris Metaxas (eds.). Human Motion - Understanding, Modelling, Capture and Animation. Volume 36 in `Computational Imaging and Vision', Springer, Dordrecht, 2007
  5. ^ Ahmed Elgammal, Bodo Rosenhahn, and Reinhard Klette (eds.) Human Motion - Understanding, Modelling, Capture and Animation. 2nd Workshop, in conjunction with ICCV 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 4814, Springer, Berlin, 2007
  6. ^ Carroll, Robert Todd "These are empirical claims and have been tested and shown to be false". "Applied Kinesiology". The Skeptics Dictionary. http://skepdic.com/akinesiology.html. Retrieved 2007-07-26.  
  7. ^ Atwood KC (2004). "Naturopathy, pseudoscience, and medicine: myths and fallacies vs truth". MedGenMed 6 (1): 33. PMID 15208545. PMC 1140750. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/471156.  
  8. ^ Haas, Mitchell; Robert Cooperstein, and David Peterson (2007-08). "Disentangling manual muscle testing and Applied Kinesiology: critique and reinterpretation of a literature review". Chiropractic & Osteopathy 15: 11. doi:10.1186/1746-1340-15-11 (inactive 2008-09-10). PMID doi:[http://dx.doi.org/10.1186%2F1746-1340-15-11 10.1186/1746-1340-15-11 17716373 doi:10.1186/1746-1340-15-11]. http://www.chiroandosteo.com/content/15/1/11. Retrieved 2007-11-30.  |url=http://www.chiroandosteo.com/content/15/1/11|format=|accessdate=2007-11-30|doi_brokendate=2008-09-10 }}
  9. ^ "Welcome to the Ontario Kinesiology Association". Oka.on.ca. http://www.oka.on.ca. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  
  10. ^ "Kinesiology Act, 2007, S.O. 2007, c. 10 , Sched. O". E-laws.gov.on.ca. 2007-06-04. http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_07k10_e.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  
  11. ^ "American Kinesiology Association". Americankinesiology.org. 2001-01-06. http://www.americankinesiology.org/. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  
  12. ^ "CKA - Canadian Kinesiology Alliance - Alliance Canadienne de Kinésiologie". Cka.ca. http://www.cka.ca/kinesiology_kinesiologistservices.php. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  

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