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kinesiology

ki ni seeo luh jee

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

  • He developed a system, known as applied kinesiology, in which the muscles and surrounding nerves are manipulated not only to alleviate ordinary aches and pains but also to diagnose .
  • Some use applied kinesiology, a muscle test that supposedly can diagnose allergies and diseased organs.
  • From yoga to kinesiology, nontraditional therapies are a big part of the modern medical landscape.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - KTHV Little Rock
  • 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 [...]
    June 9, 2013 - Psych Central
  • 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.
    June 7, 2013 - Chambersburg Public Opinion
Quotes

  • Keith Davis in DallasCowboys.com
    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...
  • Mark Richt in Atlanta Journal Constitution
    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...
  • Matt Anderson in USA Today
    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."

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