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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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Structural racism and inequities linked to higher COVID-19 death rates in Louisiana

Structural racism and inequities linked to higher COVID-19 death rates in Louisiana

Youth hockey players with more years of bodychecking experience have higher concussion risk

Youth hockey players with more years of bodychecking experience have higher concussion risk

Older adults with Type 1 diabetes have greater risk for muscle weakening, cardiovascular complications

Older adults with Type 1 diabetes have greater risk for muscle weakening, cardiovascular complications

Type of schooling students received pre-pandemic affected parents' perceived resilience

Type of schooling students received pre-pandemic affected parents' perceived resilience

New project aims to improve exercise adherence in hemodialysis patients

New project aims to improve exercise adherence in hemodialysis patients

Eating prunes every day may reduce pro-inflammatory mediators in postmenopausal women

Eating prunes every day may reduce pro-inflammatory mediators in postmenopausal women

Origins of Type 2 diabetes differ between males and females, research shows

Origins of Type 2 diabetes differ between males and females, research shows

Researchers explore experiences with compulsive exercise across social media

Researchers explore experiences with compulsive exercise across social media

More people should receive palliative care consultations after severe stroke

More people should receive palliative care consultations after severe stroke

Small change approach not more effective than monitoring alone in preventing weight gain

Small change approach not more effective than monitoring alone in preventing weight gain

New inhibitor shows promise in fighting obesity and preventing heart disease

New inhibitor shows promise in fighting obesity and preventing heart disease

Resistance exercises may be a new way to promote better sleep and improve heart health

Resistance exercises may be a new way to promote better sleep and improve heart health

Study links lower acculturation levels with worse cognitive function in older Hispanics

Study links lower acculturation levels with worse cognitive function in older Hispanics

90 minutes of exercise after vaccination may provide an extra immune boost

90 minutes of exercise after vaccination may provide an extra immune boost

New AI technology could help reduce malnutrition in long-term care homes

New AI technology could help reduce malnutrition in long-term care homes

Moving more often is beneficial for long-term weight maintenance in older adults

Moving more often is beneficial for long-term weight maintenance in older adults

Parenting intervention for first-born children influences the weight of second-born sibling

Parenting intervention for first-born children influences the weight of second-born sibling

Researchers receive $100,000 grant for new project on community health workers

Researchers receive $100,000 grant for new project on community health workers

Urinary incontinence could contribute to increased risk of falls in older adults

Urinary incontinence could contribute to increased risk of falls in older adults

Etching the pain of covid into the flesh of survivors

Etching the pain of covid into the flesh of survivors