What is Kinesiology?
Kinesiology is the science of human movement. It focuses on how the body functions and moves. A kinesiological approach applies the latest evidenced based medicine principles to preserve and enhance human movement in all settings and populations. Whatever your physical condition, concern, or current status we can help you overcome the obstacles to better health. Are you wondering how to start an exercise program? Do you need to boost your performance at work? Are you recovering from an injury or accident? Kinesiologists help solve these and many other problems.
Benefits of Kinesiology
- Healthier daily living
- Reduced incidence of disease and injury
- Reduced incidence of pain and discomfort
- At better understanding of how your body works
- Healthier, safer workplaces
- Improved options for health and wellness management
- Faster recovery from injury
- Better work, exercise, and sport performance
Role in the Workplace
A Certified Kinesiologist may be one who assesses human movement, performance and function applying the sciences of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology and psychomotor behavior. Certified Kinesiologists are also involved in the rehabilitation, prevention and management of disorders to maintain, rehabilitate or enhance movement, performance or function in the areas of sport, recreation, work and exercise. Certified Kinesiologists also provide consulting services, conduct research and develop policies related to rehabilitation, human motor performance, ergonomics and Occupational Health and Safety. Certified Kinesiologists are employed widely in both the public and private sectors and many run their own businesses.