Kinesiology with a concentration on
If you were to Google™ the definition of Kinesiology, you would probably
get something like - the study of mechanics and anatomy in the relation to
Now, a search for Athletic Training will reveal - a certified health care
provider that provides:
What do these two fields have in common with one another? Well, in order for an Athletic Trainer to be able to devise a rehabilitation program or provide that emergency treatment, he or she must first have an underlying knowledge of how the body should move – the study of Kinesiology - and what can be done to correct an injury or deficiency.
One study found a correlation between the increase in physical activity with a reduction in anxiety (Anderson & Shivakumar, 2013). The Mayo Clinic reports that physical activity reduces high blood pressure and improves the outcome of Type 2 diabetes.