Biokinetics Sport and movement studies/Exercise and Leisure sciences

 Biokinetics Sport and movement studies/Exercise and Leisure sciences

Biokinetics Sport and movement studies/Exercise and Leisure sciences

Definition

Biokinetics is defined as the science of movement and the application of exercise in

rehabilitative treatment or performance. 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.

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Career description

  • Performs individualised scientific assessment and the prescription of exercise • Evaluates & measures: o body posture,  o body composition,      o blood pressure, Cholesterol, glucose levels,      o fitness, muscle strength, endurance, power, flexibility & other health screenings.

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Jobs directly related to the qualification

  • Biokineticist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Authorised Consultant
  • Wellbeing Concierge
  • Medical Representative

 

Websites

http://www.biokinetics.org.za/about-basa/

 

People/Organisations

https://www.ssisa.com/project/biokinetics/

 

Books

Developmental Sport and Exercise Psychology by Maureen R. Weiss

Biomechanics of Sport Exercise by Peter M. McGinnis

Bursary Opportunities

Department of Correctional Services, Netcare, Department of Health, Investec, FNB, PwC, NYDA

 


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