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Chapter-15 Application of Kinesiology to Selected Daily Life Activities and Sports Skills

BOOK TITLE: Textbook of Kinesiology

Author
1. Bindal VD
ISBN
9789352704521
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18057_16
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
16
Author Affiliations
1. Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (Deemed to be University) Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Chapter keywords
Kinesiology, selected daily life activity, sports skill, stair climbing, stooping, lifting, landing, falling, striking

Abstract

The main objective of this chapter is to discuss the application of kinesiology to daily life activities and sports skills has been provided in this chapter. Kinesiology is not only applicable to the sports, correctives and therapeutic aspects, but it also has got a useful place in the home, garden, office, shop etc. The principles of kinesiology and body mechanics are applicable whenever and wherever man moves and performs various activities whether they relate to a sport, daily life skills, or any specific occupations. Whenever the human body is used in accordance with the principles of body mechanics, the result is a strong, efficiently upright, and good looking body, whereas their violation may lead to postural strains, injuries, abnormal tensions and other pathological conditions of muscles, bones and joints.

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