Lecture #3 - Exercise Physiology

Lecture #3 - Exercise Physiology - Exercise Physiology and...

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Lecture #3 Professional Exercise Physiology Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology Field of study Discipline
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Lecture #3 Professional Exercise Physiology What is Kinesiology? Kinesiology is the researched and systematic study of human movement . It is that field of academic inquiry concerned with understanding how and why people move and the factors that limit and enhance our capacity to move. The unique focus of the field of Kinesiology is on human movement .  
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Lecture #3 Professional Exercise Physiology Discipline v Profession Discipline to develop a coherent body of knowledge that describes, explains, and predicts key phenomena from the domain of interest (or subject matter). Profession attempt to improve the conditions of society by providing a regulated service in which practices and educational or training programs are developed in accordance with knowledge available from disciplines
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Disciplines seek to understand subject matter Professions attempt to implement change based on these understandings. The emphases within disciplines and professions are often characterized as theory / research versus application / practice but such a distinction is overly simplistic and potentially misleading. Discipline
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course MOVESCI 111 taught by Professor Danek during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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Lecture #3 - Exercise Physiology - Exercise Physiology and...

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