Application of kinesiology principle in Physical Education

Application of kinesiology principle in PE:

Health Promotion

Kinesiologists working in the health promotion industry work with individuals to enhance the health, fitness,
and well-being of the individual. Kinesiologists can be found working in fitness facilities, personal
training/corporate wellness facilities, and industry.


Kinesiologists work with individuals with disabling conditions to assist in regaining their optimal 

physical function. They work with individuals in their home, fitness facilities, rehabilitation clinics, and at the worksite.
They also work alongside physiotherapists and occupational therapists.


Kinesiologists work in industry to assess suitability of design of workstations and provide suggestions for
modifications and assistive devices.

Health and Safety.
Kinesiologists are involved in consulting with industry to identify hazards and provide recommendations and
solutions to optimize the health and safety of workers.
Disability Management/Case Coordination
Kinesiologists recommend and provide a plan of action to return an injured individual to their optimal
function in all aspects of life.
Management/Research/Administration/Health and Safety
Kinesiologists frequently fulfill roles in all above areas, perform research, and manage businesses
Health Education
Kinesiologists working in health education teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They
develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health
workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Athletic Training
Kinesiologists working in athletic training work in cooperation with physicians. Athletic trainers strive to
prevent athletes from suffering injuries, diagnose them if they have suffered an injury and apply the
appropriate treatment.
Athletic Coaches and Scouts
Kinesiologists who pursue a career as an athletic coach develop new talent and guide an athlete's progress in
a specific sport. They teach amateur or professional athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport.
Many coaches are also involved in scouting. Scouts look for new players and evaluate their skills and
likelihood for success at the college, amateur, or professional level
Physical Education Teacher
Kinesiologists working as physical education teachers are responsible for teaching fitness, sports and health.
They help students stay both mentally and physically fit by teaching them to make healthy choices.