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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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Short bouts of stairclimbing throughout the day can improve cardiovascular health

Short bouts of stairclimbing throughout the day can improve cardiovascular health

Improving blood vessel growth could help mitigate health problems arising from obesity

Improving blood vessel growth could help mitigate health problems arising from obesity

Spaceflight does not compromise major part of the immune system, shows research

Spaceflight does not compromise major part of the immune system, shows research

Study reveals true health benefits of standing over sitting

Study reveals true health benefits of standing over sitting

Girls who gain weight rapidly at childhood are more likely to be obese at age 24

Girls who gain weight rapidly at childhood are more likely to be obese at age 24

Physical inactivity viewed as serious public health concern by many Canadians

Physical inactivity viewed as serious public health concern by many Canadians

Less active babies get less sleep, shows study

Less active babies get less sleep, shows study

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

Microgel powder reduces infection and promotes healing

Microgel powder reduces infection and promotes healing

Nitric oxide-releasing technology shows potential to reduce healing time of diabetic foot ulcers

Nitric oxide-releasing technology shows potential to reduce healing time of diabetic foot ulcers

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Insufficient sleep duration linked with unhealthy lifestyle profile among children

Insufficient sleep duration linked with unhealthy lifestyle profile among children

Pedal desks could help address health risks in sedentary workers, study suggests

Pedal desks could help address health risks in sedentary workers, study suggests

Research offers clue on how females stay healthier than males, despite eating a high fat diet

Research offers clue on how females stay healthier than males, despite eating a high fat diet

Dyslexia gene linked to concussion susceptibility in athletes

Dyslexia gene linked to concussion susceptibility in athletes

Researchers discover why heart contractions are weaker in individuals with HCM

Researchers discover why heart contractions are weaker in individuals with HCM

Impact of sleep on women’s cardiovascular health

Impact of sleep on women’s cardiovascular health

Technology-based positive psychology exercises improve quality of life in kidney dialysis patients

Technology-based positive psychology exercises improve quality of life in kidney dialysis patients

Whey protein found to be most effective for seniors struggling to rebuild lost muscle

Whey protein found to be most effective for seniors struggling to rebuild lost muscle

Study points out strong link between opioid overdoses and depression

Study points out strong link between opioid overdoses and depression