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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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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

Exercise may decrease cerebral blood flow and improve brain function in older adults

Exercise may decrease cerebral blood flow and improve brain function in older adults

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