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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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Inhibition of NOVA1 gene helps prevent growth of lung cancer tumors

Inhibition of NOVA1 gene helps prevent growth of lung cancer tumors

Death toll from Hurricane Maria estimated to be higher than previously thought

Death toll from Hurricane Maria estimated to be higher than previously thought

Study: Brief period of inactivity can trigger diabetic symptoms in vulnerable patients

Study: Brief period of inactivity can trigger diabetic symptoms in vulnerable patients

Cannabis appears to have no effect on breathlessness during exercise in advanced COPD patients

Cannabis appears to have no effect on breathlessness during exercise in advanced COPD patients

New study finds brain mechanisms underlying food cravings

New study finds brain mechanisms underlying food cravings

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Small device with motion sensors can predict older adults' risk of falling

Small device with motion sensors can predict older adults' risk of falling

Individuals with obesity but no other metabolic risk factors do not have elevated mortality risk

Individuals with obesity but no other metabolic risk factors do not have elevated mortality risk

Gut health linked to cardiovascular fitness

Gut health linked to cardiovascular fitness

UMass Amherst neuroscientist to investigate how the brain learns to control walking

UMass Amherst neuroscientist to investigate how the brain learns to control walking

Radar and AI could help diabetics to monitor their blood sugar

Radar and AI could help diabetics to monitor their blood sugar

Study: Brazilians with less education more likely to perceive as being in poor health

Study: Brazilians with less education more likely to perceive as being in poor health

Combining data from wearable technology and AI may help predict onset of diseases

Combining data from wearable technology and AI may help predict onset of diseases

Mindfulness-based stress reduction may motivate people to move, shows study

Mindfulness-based stress reduction may motivate people to move, shows study

UTA bioengineering professor successfully patents new cancer trap

UTA bioengineering professor successfully patents new cancer trap

Researchers create platform for crowdsourced exercise plans from nonexperts

Researchers create platform for crowdsourced exercise plans from nonexperts

UTA investigators examine link between ovarian hormones and blood cholesterol balance

UTA investigators examine link between ovarian hormones and blood cholesterol balance

Researchers discover new method to test levels of key proteins in human muscle cells

Researchers discover new method to test levels of key proteins in human muscle cells

Perceived stress decreases for most women over 15-year span, study finds

Perceived stress decreases for most women over 15-year span, study finds

Faith-based diabetes support program launched by UTSA research team

Faith-based diabetes support program launched by UTSA research team