Kinesitherapy

Description

The use of therapeutic muscle movements in treating disease and illness.

Alternative labels

kinesitherapist
kinesiotherapy
kinesiatrics
kinesitherapeutic

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Kinesitherapy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Kinesitherapy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Kinesiologist: Kinesiologists study and research the movement of the body; its muscles and parts. They analyse and use scientific data and methods to improve body motion, generally in humans, through an understanding of such areas as physiology, kinetics, neurology, and biology. They recognise the effects that some factors, such as body condition, have on motion and develop solutions to improve overall mechanics and mobility.

 


 

References

  1. Kinesitherapy – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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