Definitions for "Applied kinesiology"
A technique using body muscles to test and evaluate the different nerve and energy patterns of the body, developed during the 1960s by George Goodheart, D.C.
Using gentle pressure, muscle strength is tested to identify health problems and nutritional deficiencies (According to Applied Kinesiology, organ or gland dysfunctions show up as weaknesses in certain muscles). Treatment may involve exercises to strengthen a muscle, hands-on manipulation of muscles and bones, and vitamin or mineral supplements.
An unscientific method of testing muscle strength to detect the presence of disease, vitamin deficiency, and other problems.
Integrated study of human movement, in which the biomechanical, neurological and biochemical relations of the body are explored.