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WHAT IS BIOKINECTICS

BIO + KINETICS = LIFE + MOVEMENT = LIFE THROUGH MOVEMENT

 

The Science of Movement and the application of exercise in rehabilitative treatment of performance.

Biokinetics’ primary function is to improve physical functioning and health care through exercise as a modality.

Biokinetics is the profession concerned with health promotion, the maintenance of physical abilities and final phase rehabilitation, by means of scientifically-based physical activity programme prescription.

A BIOKINETICIST IS A CLINICAL EXERCISE SPECIALIST WHO:

PROFESSIONAL ALLIANCE

Functions within professional alliance to health and medicine, and is recognized by and registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

IMPROVES LIFE QUALITY

 Improves a person’s physical well-being and quality of life through individualized scientific assessment and the prescription of exercise in rehabilitative treatment to prevent or intervene with certain ailments and the enhancement of performance (sport and work).

EVALUATES

Evaluates & Measures: body posture, body composition, blood pressure, glucose levels, lung function, heart rate, fitness, muscle strength, endurance, power, flexibility and other health screenings.

Is a health professional, whom through health promotion and wellness, create a better quality of life for people they work with.

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  • Movement is an essential part of everyday life, for people of all ages. 

  • Movement affects development, learning, communicating, work capacity, health, and quality of life.
  • Movement permits people to navigate and stay oriented within their environment. It allows people to interact more fully in their work and recreation. It is a defining element of quality of life.
  • Movement may be diminished or lost due to heredity, ageing, injury, or disease. Such loss may occur gradually, over the course of a lifetime, or traumatically in an instant.
  • Conditions of movement loss that are linked with chronic and disabling diseases pose additional challenges for patients and their families.
  • Prevention of movement loss or the resulting disabling conditions, through the development of improved disease prevention, detection, or treatment methods or more effective rehabilitative strategies.