Kin-EZ-olgy Fundamentals - MUSCLES ONLY PULL!
The way Kinesiology Should Be Taught
Category: Test Prep (this is Not a Continuing Education course)
The subject of Kinesiology is not only fascinating and awesome, it is also a rough spot
for many people studying to become trainers or therapists. This is mostly due to the unfortunate, and almost universal way the subject is taught. Students in massage therapy and athletic training classes everywhere struggle with the rapid flood of information and reliance on strict memorization (called "rote" learning.)
In this course, Professor Menz introduces Kinesiology with an entirely different approach. He employs
basic principles of language, motion and simple scientific foundations to show the logical, elegant
nature of human movement.
The course includes study activities and a self-quiz with answers so students can reinforce their
skills and check their progress. The course was forged in the class rooms of several universities and
numerous workshops around the country. Every student who needs to master Kinesiology, whether in a college or career school programs, will marvel at this clear, enjoyable method of unlocking such a
crucial topic. Students in multiple states and institutions agree that this is how Kinesiology sho
Jim began his health & wellness career as a Certified Personal Trainer in 1992 and was certified in massage therapy the following year.In his career he has worked with a spectrum of clients in community, athletic and rehabilitative settings.He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Corrective Exercise Specialist, holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and a Post Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitative Science.Early in his education career, Jim created the curriculum used by the largest personal training school in the country.Jim has been a college instructor for 11 years and has constructed programs in Exercise Science and Massage Therapy for 2 colleges in New Jersey.He is an adjunct faculty member of Health and Exercise Science at Rowan University and conducts a series of lectures for health professionals in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas and throughout Florida.An engaging and energetic instructor, Jim has presented at a numerous continuing education events for trainers, massage therapists, coaches and nurses since 2004.
StartIntroduction to Kinesiology: The Bones
StartIntroduction to Kinesiology: The Actions
StartIntroduction to Kinesiology: Directions and Terms
StartIntroduction to Kinesiology: Muscle Names
StartIntroduction to Kinesiology: Geometry... Yes, Geometry
StartIntroduction to Kinesiology: Study Activities and Self-Quiz