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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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Smartphone apps less accurate in monitoring physical activity of users, study finds

Smartphone apps less accurate in monitoring physical activity of users, study finds

Studies offer evidence that exercise alone can change composition of gut microbes

Studies offer evidence that exercise alone can change composition of gut microbes

UAH study investigates effects of hot yoga on bone mineral density

UAH study investigates effects of hot yoga on bone mineral density

Immune system plays key role in amount of osteoarthritic pain and progression

Immune system plays key role in amount of osteoarthritic pain and progression

High-intensity exercise improves memory, study finds

High-intensity exercise improves memory, study finds

Video game could help youth with autism improve their balance

Video game could help youth with autism improve their balance

Research provides insight into Achilles tendon function in rats

Research provides insight into Achilles tendon function in rats

Study finds lack of follow-up care for more than two-thirds of children with concussion

Study finds lack of follow-up care for more than two-thirds of children with concussion

Stem cells could help improve blood circulation in diabetic patients with peripheral artery disease

Stem cells could help improve blood circulation in diabetic patients with peripheral artery disease

Poor white matter health may contribute to persistent musculoskeletal pain in Gulf War veterans

Poor white matter health may contribute to persistent musculoskeletal pain in Gulf War veterans

Studies identify key characteristics that may allow some obese people to have 'healthier' fat tissue

Studies identify key characteristics that may allow some obese people to have 'healthier' fat tissue

New project to seek answers for effects of alcohol on the nervous system

New project to seek answers for effects of alcohol on the nervous system

High-intensity training guarantees a level of displeasure, says Iowa State professor

High-intensity training guarantees a level of displeasure, says Iowa State professor

Researchers examine how concussions affect women differently than men

Researchers examine how concussions affect women differently than men

Researchers awarded fellowship to explore resilience in LGBTQ+ community

Researchers awarded fellowship to explore resilience in LGBTQ+ community

Nutrition scientists investigate impact of dietary fats on metabolically healthy obese adults

Nutrition scientists investigate impact of dietary fats on metabolically healthy obese adults

Weight gain early in pregnancy has greatest impact on infants' size at birth, study suggests

Weight gain early in pregnancy has greatest impact on infants' size at birth, study suggests

New technique makes it possible to look at how muscles work

New technique makes it possible to look at how muscles work

U-M Injury Center receives CDC funding to find solutions for preventing injuries

U-M Injury Center receives CDC funding to find solutions for preventing injuries

Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson's disease

Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson's disease