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kinesiology

[kə‚nēz·ē′äl·ə·jē]
(physiology)
The study of human motion through anatomical and mechanical principles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Put that together with the engineering minds and computer sciences and kinesiologists and nanotechnologists.
It is delivered by an interdisciplinary team (physiotherapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, kinesiologist, physician, guidance counsellor) 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 5 weeks.
Trisha Parsons is leading the establishment of the Canadian Renal Rehabilitation Network (CRRN), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research initiative (Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism, and Diabetes), which joins inter-professional clinicians (nurses, physiotherapists, nephrologists, kinesiologists), researchers, decision-makers, and persons living with chronic kidney disease from across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom to facilitate the delivery of patient-engaged, evidence-informed, and sustainable renal rehabilitation services to Canadians living with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Growing health consciousness has led to an explosion of gyms and fitness centers--again, areas where you need trained kinesiologists (and, I should add, physical therapists), who can evaluate a client's capabilities and limitations before starting a fitness program.
A meeting was organized to bring together a wider audience, including representatives from the Ministry of Health, the schools of nursing, the union, the kinesiologists association, a non-governmental organization from Spain focussing on nursing education as well as the dean of nursing schools.
The suggested range of results, points and grades can serve to PE teachers, as well as to practitioners kinesiologists, especially those that identify and select children, as a model for selecting sprint running talented children.
Regular physical activity/exercise has to be introduced to obese patients by kinesiologists, who are the professionals with the expertise to do so.
"The quantum [technology] is used worldwide by doctors, kinesiologists, dentists, veterinarians, naturopaths, chiropractors, homoeopaths, acupuncturists, nutritionists, psychologists, and hypnotherapists to diagnose and treat mental, emotional and physical imbalances.
Thus, the "master plan" of the kinesiologists has worked.
With regard to occupation, the highest percentage of participants worked as kinesiologists (15.5%), followed by teachers (15.2%), occupational therapists (11.9%), and doctors and staff nurses (9.4% and 9.0%, respectively).
This new fitness test had been designed by kinesiologists at the University of Victoria in the aftermath of a coroner's inquest into the death of a B.C.
Offered at EPIC Centre and overseen by physicians, kinesiologists and nutritionists, Kilo-Actif is a program which aims at modifying eating habits and promoting an active lifestyle through education on healthy practices.