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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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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

Scientists discover new way to observe brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease

Scientists discover new way to observe brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease

Lutein-rich foods could keep consumers cognitively fit, study finds

Lutein-rich foods could keep consumers cognitively fit, study finds

Physical activity linked to reduced fatigue, better cognitive function in cancer survivors

Physical activity linked to reduced fatigue, better cognitive function in cancer survivors

Many parents have limited understanding of concussions, study finds

Many parents have limited understanding of concussions, study finds

UTA awards new grants for research projects that focus on cancer, drug testing, and health of youth

UTA awards new grants for research projects that focus on cancer, drug testing, and health of youth

UTA researchers recommend evaluation of DCD in children with autism

UTA researchers recommend evaluation of DCD in children with autism

UD researchers combat chronic kidney disease with exercise

UD researchers combat chronic kidney disease with exercise

Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brain

Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brain

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Prebiotics may be new weapon in the fight against childhood obesity

Prebiotics may be new weapon in the fight against childhood obesity

Study uses prebiotic fiber to improve intestinal bacteria profile of children

Study uses prebiotic fiber to improve intestinal bacteria profile of children

Researchers develop new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities

Researchers develop new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities

Researchers urge caution in treating injured young athletes with cell-based therapies

Researchers urge caution in treating injured young athletes with cell-based therapies

Kinesio taping helps treat minor injuries in athletes and others

Kinesio taping helps treat minor injuries in athletes and others

Astronauts' exercise capacity goes down during spaceflight due to decreased blood vessel function

Astronauts' exercise capacity goes down during spaceflight due to decreased blood vessel function

Walking intervention may reestablish protective neuronal connections in older adults with MCI

Walking intervention may reestablish protective neuronal connections in older adults with MCI

International consensus statement on recognizing and treating sport-related concussions published

International consensus statement on recognizing and treating sport-related concussions published

Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows

Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows