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 (kə-nē′sē-ŏl′ə-jē, -zē-)
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.

[Greek kīnēsis, movement; see kinesis + -logy.]

ki·ne′si·ol′o·gist n.


1. (Physiology) someone who studies, or is skilled in, kinesiology
2. (Biology) someone who studies, or is skilled in, kinesiology
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A certified kinesiologist is a helpful plus, if possible, to help establish an exercise routine that caters to a customer's specific disability.
Talk to your doctor before starting: Only a very small percentage of people would need to be medically supervised, but it's always a good idea to give your doctor a heads-up, said Jan Schroeder, a kinesiologist and expert in senior fitness.
The way his body is shaped boosts propulsion and minimizes drag," says Bowling Green State University's Stephen Langendorfer, a lifelong swimmer and kinesiologist, or scientist who studies human movement.
There's free year-round access to a kinesiologist, who outlines individual workout sessions and offers dietary guidance.
I have NOT had any further ascites since, and incidentally, a kinesiologist friend even reduced the contour of my swollen belly the NIGHT of my diagnosis--when my doctor told me that and the pain in my shoulder would not go 'til I was operated on.
Rakowski is a chiropractor, clinical nutritionist, kinesiologist, certified biological terrain instructor, and AFMCP graduate.
And the kinesiologist who could tell from vibrations in my body that I shouldn't eat shellfish.
Megan Mathews is a general practitioner, medical herbalist, nutritionist and kinesiologist with a background in osteopathy and acupuncture.
At the Moonie RTC, there are visits from a massage therapist and kinesiologist as well as a doctor.
QI SEE a kinesiologist for my psoriasis, who has advised me on my diet and which herbal remedies to take.
But then I met Lulu Sweigard (a kinesiologist who also taught at Juilliard).
At the university level, where favoring the uncovering of content over the covering of it, while not a rarity, is far from commonplace, the Cohort's Kinesiologist made some extraordinary strides.