kinesiology


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ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy

 (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.

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

ki·ne′si·ol′o·gist n.

kinesiology

(kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Physiology) the study of the mechanics and anatomy of human muscles

ki•ne•si•ol•o•gy

(kɪˌni siˈɒl ə dʒi, -zi-, kaɪ-)

n.
the study of the anatomy and physiology of body movement, esp. in relation to physical education or therapy.
[1890–95; < Greek kinēsi(s) movement]

kinesiology

Medicine. the study of the motions of the human body, especially as they apply to therapy through corrective exercise. Also called kinestherapy. — kinesiologic, kinesiological, adj.
See also: Body, Human

kinesiology

From the Greek word “kinesis,” meaning movement,” this was originally a method used by physiotherapists for testing a person’s range of movement and the tone of their muscles but which is today referred to as applied kinesiology, which uses muscle testing in relation to all body functions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kinesiology - the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Translations
kinésiologie

kinesiology

[kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nkinesiología f

kinesiology

[kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒi] nkinésiologie f

kinesiology

n (Med) → Kinesiologie f

ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy

n. cinesiología, estudio de los músculos y los movimientos musculares.

kinesiology

n kinesiología, quinesiología (RAE)
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