[ki-nee-see-ol-uh-jee, -zee-, kahy-] /kɪˌni siˈɒl ə dʒi, -zi-, kaɪ-/
the science dealing with the interrelationship of the physiological processes and anatomy of the human body with respect to movement.
the study of the mechanics and anatomy of human muscles
1894, from kinesi-, comb. form of Greek kinesis “movement, motion” (see cite) + -ology. Related: Kinesiological; kinesiologically.
kinesiology ki·ne·si·ol·o·gy (kə-nē’sē-ŏl’ə-jē, -zē-, kī-)
The study of muscular movement, especially the mechanics of human motion.
kin’e·sim’e·ter (kĭn’ĭ-sĭm’ĭ-tər, kī’nĭ-) n.
kinesioneurosis ki·ne·si·o·neu·ro·sis (kə-nē’sē-ō-nu-rō’sĭs, -nyu-, -zē-, kī-) n. A functional nervous disease characterized by tics, spasms, or other motor disorders.
[ki-nee-sis, kahy-] /kɪˈni sɪs, kaɪ-/ noun, Physiology. 1. the movement of an organism in response to a stimulus, as light. 1. a combining form with the general sense “movement, activity,” used in the formation of compound words, often with the particular senses “reaction to a stimulus” (photokinesis), “movement without an apparent physical cause” (telekinesis), “activity […]
kinesitherapy ki·ne·si·ther·a·py (kə-nē’sə-thěr’ə-pē, kī-) n. The treatment of disease by means of passive and active movements, such as massage and exercise. Also called kinesiatrics.
noun a fear of motion or movement; also written kinetophobia See kinetophobia Word Origin Greek kinesis ‘movement’