kinesiology kinesiology  /ˌkɪ nɪ ˌsi ˈɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

Usage(s):

  1. Some use applied kinesiology, a muscle test that supposedly can diagnose allergies and diseased organs.
  2. From yoga to kinesiology, nontraditional therapies are a big part of the modern medical landscape.
  3. And I read a lot about biomechanics and kinesiology.

News

  1. Central Baptist College names new baseball coach

    Dr. Aaron Brister has accepted the position of Head Men's Baseball Coach and Professor of Kinesiology at Central Baptist College.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

  2. Walking, Biking to Work Encourages Your Friends & Family to Do the Same

    If you walk or ride a bike to work, you may very likely influence a loved one or coworker to do the same, according to new research published in the American Journal of Health Behavior. “Social influences are important, specifically interpersonal influences, such as spouses and co-workers,” said Melissa Bopp, Ph.D., assistant professor of kinesiology [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Psych Central

  3. Chambersburg's David Ryneci earns kinesiology degree at Shenandoah

    CHAMBERSBURG - David Ryneci, a 2009 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School, on May 11 received a bachelor s degree in kinesiology from Shenandoah University, Winchester, Va.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Chambersburg Public Opinion

Quotes

  1. "My head has been leaking, but that's OK," Davis said on Sunday. "I've got a big head, and my braids still look good. As soon as I realized I got hit, I started applying pressure to the spot. I was a kinesiology major in college. I guess I...
    on Jul 17, 2006 By: Keith Davis Source: DallasCowboys.com

  2. "Rex Bradberry, [a member of Georgia's strength and conditioning staff] who's working on getting his Ph.D. [in kinesiology] - I think his final work is about the hamstring injuries," Richt said. "He's gone back 20 years, and he's, like, you...
    on Aug 19, 2009 By: Mark Richt Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  3. "I did take some kinesiology classes in college," Matt says, admitting he's learned more than he ever wanted about what goes on when you try to throw a baseball 98 mph. "But it was nothing like this."
    on Jun 22, 2005 By: Matt Anderson Source: USA Today

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