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Kinesiology, derived from the Greek words kinesis (movement) and kinein (to move), also known as human kinetics, is the science of human movement. It is a discipline that focuses on Physical Activity.

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Researchers urge caution in treating injured young athletes with cell-based therapies

Researchers urge caution in treating injured young athletes with cell-based therapies

Kinesio taping helps treat minor injuries in athletes and others

Kinesio taping helps treat minor injuries in athletes and others

Astronauts' exercise capacity goes down during spaceflight due to decreased blood vessel function

Astronauts' exercise capacity goes down during spaceflight due to decreased blood vessel function

Walking intervention may reestablish protective neuronal connections in older adults with MCI

Walking intervention may reestablish protective neuronal connections in older adults with MCI

International consensus statement on recognizing and treating sport-related concussions published

International consensus statement on recognizing and treating sport-related concussions published

Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows

Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows

Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults

Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults

Stair walking can enhance feelings of energy than caffeine

Stair walking can enhance feelings of energy than caffeine

Powered stretchers could reduce number of injuries to paramedics by 78%, study finds

Powered stretchers could reduce number of injuries to paramedics by 78%, study finds

New study evaluates benefits, design and functionality of popular phone-based sleep apps

New study evaluates benefits, design and functionality of popular phone-based sleep apps

Flexible approach to exercise works better for new moms than specific regimen

Flexible approach to exercise works better for new moms than specific regimen

New diagnostic test aims to accurately track progression of symptoms in MS patients

New diagnostic test aims to accurately track progression of symptoms in MS patients

Team effort at school and home could help reduce childhood obesity rates

Team effort at school and home could help reduce childhood obesity rates

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

Short, intense bursts of stair climbing can provide major benefits for heart health

Short, intense bursts of stair climbing can provide major benefits for heart health

Study shows how concussion impacts person's ability to drive even after symptoms disappear

Study shows how concussion impacts person's ability to drive even after symptoms disappear

NMSU professor shows how imagery improves sport performance

NMSU professor shows how imagery improves sport performance

Astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight, study reveals

Astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight, study reveals

SMU researchers develop concise approach to understand basic mechanics of human running

SMU researchers develop concise approach to understand basic mechanics of human running

New Iowa State study shows that people with gym membership exercise more

New Iowa State study shows that people with gym membership exercise more