Kinesiologists are an essential part of our Patient Care Team. Kinesiologists assist our Physiotherapists and Doctors of Chiropractic in implementing treatment plans by supervising and demonstrating exercises and modalities as well as educating patients about home programs.
Kinesiology is the study of human movement, and its goal is to discover strategies for human health and performance. The work of Kinesiologists benefits all those who move, including high-performance athletes, people suffering from chronic injury or disease, and those wanting to improve their overall physical health.
Kinesiology has a significant impact on a wide range of health and well-being issues, such as:
Kinesiology is a multidisciplinary science encompassing anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, psychomotor behaviour, and social and cultural factors. It is this multidisciplinary approach to movement and human performance that makes Kinesiology an important contributor to health, wellness and rehabilitation.
University of Calgary. "What is Kinesiology?" Kinesiology, A World of Opportunity, A World of Motion. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from http://www.kin.ucalgary.ca/2002/kinesiology/index.asp
The International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice. "Health Benefits of Kinesiology." Kinesiology - Learning, Growing, Embracing Life. Retrieved February 27, 2009, from http://www.icpkp.com/Story?Action=View&Story_id=1235