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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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Muscle loss in space travelers could be reduced finds study

Muscle loss in space travelers could be reduced finds study

A direct link established between chronic insomnia and cognitive problems

A direct link established between chronic insomnia and cognitive problems

Everyday stressors may diminish blood vessel function in people with depression

Everyday stressors may diminish blood vessel function in people with depression

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease

Mindfulness therapy may be an effective way to mitigate stress in caregivers of veterans

Mindfulness therapy may be an effective way to mitigate stress in caregivers of veterans

Exercise activates brain circuits associated with memory in older adults

Exercise activates brain circuits associated with memory in older adults

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

Children with more years of sport experience recover better from concussions, finds study

Children with more years of sport experience recover better from concussions, finds study

Canadian maple syrup can be used as energy source during endurance exercise

Canadian maple syrup can be used as energy source during endurance exercise

UTA researcher working to understand link between cardiovascular disease and depression

UTA researcher working to understand link between cardiovascular disease and depression

Virtual reality could be used to treat people with neurological disorders

Virtual reality could be used to treat people with neurological disorders

UTSA study documents war's casualty statistics, mortality trends and treatment advances

UTSA study documents war's casualty statistics, mortality trends and treatment advances

UTA nursing professor receives $6.575 million to attack musculoskeletal diseases

UTA nursing professor receives $6.575 million to attack musculoskeletal diseases

Building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Study: Push-ups can be tailored to meet specific needs of individuals

Study: Push-ups can be tailored to meet specific needs of individuals

Physical activity may help fight depression in seniors

Physical activity may help fight depression in seniors

Children with cerebral palsy to benefit from 'artificial muscles'

Children with cerebral palsy to benefit from 'artificial muscles'

Walking cadence appears to be a reliable measure of exercise intensity

Walking cadence appears to be a reliable measure of exercise intensity

Researchers emphasize need for more physical activities for home-school children

Researchers emphasize need for more physical activities for home-school children