Kinesiology is the study of human movement. Kinesiologists are registered through a regulatory body called the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. Registered Kinesiologists (aka an “R. Kin”) are trained healthcare providers who can work with children, youth, young adults & older adults that are part of the general healthy population or individuals who may have various medical conditions.
Who is a Kinesiologist and how can they help ?
R. Kin’s have knowledge and understanding of human anatomy, biomechanics (how the body moves), musculoskeletal injuries (ex. sprains & strains), general nutrition, ergonomics, and exercise physiology. These skills sets and abilities position Kinesiologists well to provide fitness & health evaluations and exercise prescription, general nutrition and lifestyle counselling, athletic therapy, and manual therapy techniques. Kinesiologists have knowledge and understanding of various injuries and conditions that you may have (or have had in the past) and can use that knowledge to develop a training plan specific to your needs, taking into consideration your medical history, to help you maintain and even further improve your strength, mobility, balance, coordination, and level of conditioning. Kinesiologists can bridge the gap between the time period right after your injury and jumping right to a gym to exercise on your own.
About Great Lakes Kinesiology ...
Great Lakes Kinesiology’s goal is to help clients work towards their unique rehabilitation, injury prevention, return to work, and personal training goals. Through prescribed therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, and functional training, Registered Kinesiologist, Emma Robinson, works with you to create an individualized plan to fit your needs. Exercise prescriptions can help you improve strength, cardiovascular fitness, mobility, stability, and balance, and are tailored to your unique and specific goals! Emma is a trained Registered Kinesiologist who can assess and treat injuries and prescribe appropriate exercise, focusing on foundational movement patterns and addressing any pain that may be present.