American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study of the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of body movement, especially in humans.
- n. The application of the principles of kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of muscular imbalance or derangement.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of exercise, especially as a hygienic or therapeutic agent.
- n. medicine the study of body movement
- n. medicine the application of such principles to the diagnosis and treatment of muscular imbalance
- n. the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement
- From kinesi- + -logy, with interfix -o-. (Wiktionary)
- Greek kīnēsis, movement; see kinesis + -logy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He once worked in kinesiology, the study of movement, and helped such athletes as tennis star Tracy Austin and basketball players Bill Walton and Jamaal Wilkes.”
“Though he has a dream of racing as a pro, he took the prudent approach of finishing his degree in kinesiology.”
“He had hoped to become a personal trainer, possibly attaining a degree in kinesiology.”
“At the Clapham Common Clinic in south London, a practitioner used a muscle-testing technique called kinesiology - at £50 an hour - to check for food intolerances.”
“Perhaps that is why so many athletes major in kinesiology, which is the science of the body and body language.”
“I’ve given you a wonderful tool in Appendix C for testing foods; it’s called kinesiology, or muscle testing.”
“Some of his interests, such as kinesiology, alkaline food, & blood microscopy are on the fringe or beyond currently accepted medical science, but these shortcomings do not detract from the value of a book that is both an easy read and chock full of helpful ideas for anyone from the couch potato to the experienced marathoner.”
“A kinesiology and applied physiology major in college, he emphasizes much more endurance training for cross-country skiing and power training for jumping.”
“There are lots of sections on eating disorders, parent-student relationships, kinesiology, anatomy, on and on and on.”
“High-intensity intervals are "not a panacea," says Martin Gibala , professor and chair of kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.”
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of or relating to movement
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