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The Science of Exercise: Kinesiology

This course is designed for the understanding and learning about Kinesiology

Age Group


Grade Level: 

High School

Total Hours

Course Modules

• Mechanical Principles • Mechanics of Position • Mechanics of Movement • All about Levers and Pulleys • The Body Levers • Patient Assessment • Starting Fundamental Positions • Standing as a Fundamental Position • Kneeling as a Fundamental Position • Sitting as a Fundamental Position • Lying as a Fundamental Position • Hanging as a Fundamental Position • The Pelvic Tilt • Active Movement • What are Free Exercises • What is Assisted Exercise • What are Resisted Exercises • All about Resistance • What is Progressive Resistance Exercises • Reflex Movement • Structural features of Muscle and Type of Muscle Work • Range of Muscle Work and Group Movements • Muscular Weakness and Paralysis • The Initiation of Muscular Contraction • All about FRENKEL’S Exercise • All About Posture

Learning Outcomes

• Be able to Learn about Mechanical principles • Be able to Learn about postures • Be able to Learn about movements • Be able to Learn about exercises

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

You will learn about the Mechanical Principles Utilized in Exercise Therapy including Force and Tension.

This course includes:

In the pipeline

Related careers:

Medical related careers
Gym Trainer

Skills you will gain:

Helpful skills
Problem solving and critical thinking

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Client Reviews

My class students learnt a lot from this course as it helped them understand
the movements of the body - Dome

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