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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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Clinical trial reveals optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after stroke

Clinical trial reveals optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after stroke

Higher daily step count reduces mortality in middle-aged adults

Higher daily step count reduces mortality in middle-aged adults

Study focuses on understanding how muscle fatigue and changes in gait affect older adults

Study focuses on understanding how muscle fatigue and changes in gait affect older adults

Dileucine more effective than leucine in stimulating muscle-building in humans

Dileucine more effective than leucine in stimulating muscle-building in humans

Childhood immunization rates in Texas declined sharply during COVID-19 pandemic

Childhood immunization rates in Texas declined sharply during COVID-19 pandemic

Stair-climbing routines provide cardiovascular and muscular benefits to heart patients

Stair-climbing routines provide cardiovascular and muscular benefits to heart patients

New project aims to develop a digital health solution for promoting COVID-19 vaccination

New project aims to develop a digital health solution for promoting COVID-19 vaccination

UTEP researchers use real-time 3D animation to study motor impairments in children with autism

UTEP researchers use real-time 3D animation to study motor impairments in children with autism

Pandemic has triggered changes in mental health and physical activity

Pandemic has triggered changes in mental health and physical activity

Researchers receive $500,000 grant to test novel approach for restoring damaged muscles after injury

Researchers receive $500,000 grant to test novel approach for restoring damaged muscles after injury

Step length synergy while crossing obstacles found to be lower in Parkinson’s patients

Step length synergy while crossing obstacles found to be lower in Parkinson’s patients

Machine learning can monitor and predict the progression of multiple sclerosis

Machine learning can monitor and predict the progression of multiple sclerosis

Study examines the health effects of diet and resistance training in middle-aged adults

Study examines the health effects of diet and resistance training in middle-aged adults

Study: Stay-at-home ordinance had positive effects on health and well-being of residents

Study: Stay-at-home ordinance had positive effects on health and well-being of residents

Study explores impact of reminiscence therapy on Alzheimer’s and dementia patients

Study explores impact of reminiscence therapy on Alzheimer’s and dementia patients

Virtual reality program reduces treatment-related side effects in hemodialysis patients

Virtual reality program reduces treatment-related side effects in hemodialysis patients

Study shows positive correlation between cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive health in preschoolers

Study shows positive correlation between cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive health in preschoolers

Prolonged sedentary time linked to distractibility in adults with overweight, obesity

Prolonged sedentary time linked to distractibility in adults with overweight, obesity

Study gives new clues to how muscle wasting occurs on a cellular level

Study gives new clues to how muscle wasting occurs on a cellular level

Researchers investigate a new strategy to manage sodium levels in hemodialysis patients

Researchers investigate a new strategy to manage sodium levels in hemodialysis patients