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 (kə-nē′sĭks, -zĭks, kī-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of nonlinguistic bodily movements, such as gestures and facial expressions, as a systematic mode of communication.

[From Greek kīnēsis, movement; see kinesis.]

ki·ne′sic (-sĭk, -zĭk) adj.


(Linguistics) of or relating to kinesics
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She uses the concept of the mindful body to discuss the physical and mental skills they employed to create a kinesic intelligence that formed the foundation of training and practice for producing plays with minimum rehearsal time.
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6] studied proprioceptive postural behavior in subjects with voice alterations, and they concluded that increased proprioceptive awareness through speech and kinesic therapy directly affect oral production.
The use of nonverbal communication in the communication process is through kinesic language and paralanguage.
Differences in the organisation of access to land and resources; kinship systems; social, political, and economic organisation; kinesic and conversational patterns; and art styles can all be seen and interpreted and understood as characteristic of this contrast (Figs 5-7).
As if to show the ultimate limits of language to capture the essence of atmosphere and mood, kinesic devices such as music and lighting take on a central role.
The meaning of dance figures may be influenced by the emotional structure and content of the accompanying music (Laban 50), while the prevailing function of the musical message may be transferred to the kinesic discourse.
Throughout her study, Saggini provides tables detailing the diegetic progression that Burney effects in prose to illuminate an Aristotelian poetics of kinesic, proxemic and paralinguistic conventions at work.
Yet even in these embodied accounts kinesic understanding and empathy on the part of the viewer are often linked to characterization and the simulation of moving bodies on screen (Plantinga 128; Grodal, Moving Pictures 91; Bolens).
Randomized study on urinary continence after radical prostatectomy with previous kinesic perineal physiotherapy].
SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHICS FEATURES OF A QUALITATIVE SAMPLE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FROM HOSPITALES BASE FROM VALDIVIA AND SAN JOSE FROM OSORNO, AUGUST 2010-MARCH OF 2012 Variable HBV (a) HSJO (b) Total n n n Sex Men 2 2 4 Women 11 4 15 Total 13 6 19 Age 20-30 1 1 2 31-40 2 2 4 41-50 2 2 4 51-60 8 1 9 61-70 0 0 0 Total 13 6 19 Profession Registered Nurse 11 1 12 Medical Technician 1 0 1 Kinesic Theraphist 0 1 1 Registered Widwife 1 1 2 Pharmacist 0 2 2 Lawyer 0 1 1 Total 13 6 19 Years on active duty 01-10 2 4 6 11-20 2 0 2 21-30 4 0 4 31-40 5 2 7 Total 13 6 19 (a) Hospital Base Valdivia.