The use of therapeutic muscle movements in treating disease and illness.
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Kinesitherapy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:
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.
- Kinesitherapy – ESCO