kinesiology

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noun ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy \ kə-ˌnē-sē-ˈä-lə-jē , kī- , -zē- \

Definition of kinesiology

:the study of the principles of mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

kinesiologist

play \kə-ˌnē-sē-ˈä-lə-jist, kī-, -zē-\ noun

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Kinesiologists study the acquisition of motor skills, the mechanical aspects of movement, and the body's responses to physical activity. A kinesiologist may work in a public-school fitness program, design exercise programs for people with and without disabilities, or work with patients recovering from disease, accidents, and surgery. As a field of research, kinesiology focuses particularly on the mechanics of muscular activity.

Origin and Etymology of kinesiology

Greek kinēsis

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kinesiology

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noun ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy \ kə-ˌnē-sē-ˈäl-ə-jē , kī- , -zē- \

medical Definition of kinesiology

plural kinesiologies
:the study of the principles of mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

kinesiologic

play \-ō-ˈläj-ik\ or kinesiological play \-i-kəl\ adjective

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