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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of body movement, especially in humans.
  • n. The application of the principles of kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of muscular imbalance or derangement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the study of body movement
  • n. the application of such principles to the diagnosis and treatment of muscular imbalance

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of exercise, especially as a hygienic or therapeutic agent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

Etymologies

Greek kīnēsis, movement; see kinesis + -logy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From kinesi- + -logy, with interfix -o-. (Wiktionary)

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