How to Better Understand Kinesiology

While massage therapists are required to take a certain amount of class hours in kinesiology before graduating, many more hours are required to understand the science behind it.

Traditional Kinesiology: the Dynamics of Human Movement

2 CE Hours

Examine advanced muscle movement and gain a better understanding of muscle anatomy through muscle action. Learn how to:

  • Define kinesiology
  • Define the major contributions to kinesiology made by Aristotle, Da Vinci and Newton
  • Describe human movement in terms of muscle tissue, contraction, type and fiber
  • List three movement planes for the human body   
  • Describe the muscles used and common movement injuries for a ballet dancer, a baseball pitcher, a runner and a surgeon

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