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How long has kinesiology been around?

The term Kinesiology is a literal translation to Greek+English from the original Swedish word Rörelselära, meaning "Movement Science". It was the foundation of the Medical Gymnastics, the original Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy, developed for over 100 years in Sweden (starting 1813).

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Likewise, how did kinesiology begin?

Kinesiology originated in 1964 through the work of Dr. George Goodheart, a Chiropractor who pioneered this specialty. He discovered that the strength or weakness of every muscle was connected to the health or lack of health of a specific corresponding organ.

is applied kinesiology accurate? Using applied kinesiology, another study found that experienced practitioners (five or more years' experience) more accurately predicted muscle strength compared to inexperienced practitioners (less than five years' experience), with accuracies of 98% and 64% respectively.

Secondly, who started kinesiology?

George Goodheart

What is kinesiology used for?

Kinesiology is a form of therapy that uses muscle monitoring (biofeedback) to look at imbalances that may be causing disease in the body. Kinesiology aims to detect and correct imbalances that may relate to stress, nutrition or minor injuries. Kinesiology is not used to diagnose disorders.

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