The study of body movement.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • kinesiology — (n.) 1894, from kinesi , comb. form of Gk. kinesis movement, motion (see CITE (Cf. cite)) + OLOGY (Cf. ology). Related: Kinesiological; kinesiologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • kinesiology — [ki nē΄sē äl′ə jē, kīnē΄sē äl′ə jē; ki nē΄zēäl′ə jē, kī nē΄zēäl′ə jē] n. [< Gr kinēsis, motion < kinein, to move (see CITE) + LOGY] the science or study of human muscular movements, esp. as applied in physical education …   English World dictionary

  • Kinesiology — This article is about the scientific study of human movement. For the alternative medicine diagnostic and healing technique, see Applied kinesiology. Kinesiology, also known as human kinetics is the scientific study of human movement. Kinesiology …   Wikipedia

  • kinesiology — kinesiologist, n. /ki nee see ol euh jee, zee , kuy /, n. the science dealing with the interrelationship of the physiological processes and anatomy of the human body with respect to movement. [1890 95; < Gk kínesi(s) movement (see KINESIS) + O +… …   Universalium

  • kinesiology — The science or the study of movement, and the active and passive structures involved. [G. kinesis, movement, + logos, study] * * * ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy kə .nē sē äl ə jē, kī , zē n, pl gies the study of the principles of mechanics and anatomy in… …   Medical dictionary

  • kinesiology — kineziologija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Mokslas apie judesių anatominius ir fiziologinius pagrindus, judesių biomechaniką ir jų ugdymą. kilmė gr. kinēsis – judėjimas + logos – mokslas atitikmenys: angl. kinesiology vok …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • kinesiology — noun Etymology: Greek kinēsis Date: 1894 the study of the principles of mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement • kinesiologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kinesiology — noun /kəˌni.ziˈɔ.lə.dʒɪ/ a) the study of body movement b) the application of such principles to the diagnosis and treatment of muscular imbalance …   Wiktionary

  • kinesiology — study of human movement and posture Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • kinesiology — n. study of muscular movement …   English contemporary dictionary

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