the science or study of human muscular movements, esp. as applied in physical education
Origin of kinesiologyfrom Classical Greek kin?sis, motion from kinein, to move (see cite) + -logy
- The study of the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of body movement, especially in humans.
- The application of the principles of kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of muscular imbalance or derangement.
Origin of kinesiologyGreek kīnēsis movement ; see kinesis . -logy
(countable and uncountable, plural kinesiologies)
From kinesi- + -logy, with interfix -o-.