The Importance of Kinesiology in the Study of Human Movement


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What is kinesiology?

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1. What does kinesiology compare the human body to?

2. Which of the following is a type of muscle according to kinesiology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Kinesiology is an area of study that can be helpful for many people. Answer these interactive questions to see what you know about key subjects like a definition of kinesiology and something else to which the human body may be compared.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you've got a grasp of these topics:

  • Specific type of muscle in kinesiology
  • The role of a muscle that's called an assistant mover
  • Influence of kinesiology on a certain occupation

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about kinesiology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding assistant mover muscles and how they work
  • Making connections - use your understanding of what kinesiology is and how it's related to a specific group of people

Additional Learning

For more on the field, you can read through the lesson called The Importance of Kinesiology in the Study of Human Movement. You'll be taught about the following concepts:

  • Muscles, ligaments and joints and how they work together
  • Various types of science that go into kinesiology
  • Five categories of how our muscles function
  • Improvements that can come from learning about kinesiology