Biokinetics is the profession concerned with health promotion, the maintenance of physical abilities and final phase rehabilitation, by means of scientifically-based exercise program prescription. Biokinetics is a medically recognized professional discipline, applying scientifically based physical activity, to either help prevent disease or to facilitate the rehabilitation process following the onset of disease or injury. The primary function of biokinetics is to improve physical functioning and health care through exercise as its modality.
A biokineticist is a clinical exercise specialist who:
- Functions within the professional alliance of health and medicine, and is recognised by and registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
- Improves a person’s physical wellbeing and quality of life through individualized scientific assessment and prescription of exercise in rehabilitative treatment to prevent or intervene with certain ailments and the enhancement of performance (sport and work).
- Evaluates & Measures body posture, body composition, blood pressure, glucose levels, lung function, heart rate, fitness, muscle strength, endurance, power, flexibility and numerous other health screenings in order to prescribe the most suitable exercise program for each individual person.
- Is a health professional who through health promotion and wellness create a better quality of life for people they work with.
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