applied kinesiology

Main Entry:  applied kinesiology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study of muscles and the movement of the human body for use in diagnosis and treatment, based on viewing the body as interacting unit of different parts that affect each other and combining methods from chiropracty and traditional Chinese medicine
Example:  Goodheart argued that there is a definite and real connection between muscles, glands, and organs, and that by testing the strength of certain muscles he could learn about the health or condition of the gland or organ to which it was related.
Etymology:  coined by Dr. George Goodheart, its creator
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