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Principles of Kinesiology


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Acknowledgements. Foreword by John F. Thie, D.C. Introduction. Some Definitions. What is Kinesiology? Muscle Testing. Energy. Balance and Imbalance. 1. The Development of Kinesiology. The Discovery of Kinesiology. The Triad of Health. Touch for Health (TFH) and Applied Kinesiology (AK). 2. How Kinesiology Can Help. What Can Kinesiology Help? Is Kinesiology Safe? Kinesiology as Prevention. 3. Visits to a Kinesiologist. Choosing a Kinesiologist. The First Session. Follow-up Sessions. Self-help. 4. Kinesiology Assessment. Different Types of Assessment. What Can be Assessed? Summary Chart of What Can be Assessed. Assessment Methods. Summary Chart of Assessment Methods. How Assessment is Carried Out. Summary Chart of What is Assessed and How. 5. Balancing: Corrections and Treatment. Types of Corrections and Treatments. Options for Balancing. Summary Chart of Corrections, Treatments and Balancing Options. 6. Additional and Self-help Techniques. Goal-setting. Emotional Stress Release (ESR). Dehydration and Water. Stimulating the Immune System. Improving Vision, Hearing and Co-ordination. Summary Chart of Self-help Techniques. Additional Techniques (Non-self-help). 7. Branches of Kinesiology. Professional Kinesiology Practitioner (PKP). Applied Physiology (AP). Health Kinesiology (HK). Educational Kinesiology (Edu-K). Wellbeing Kinesiology (WK). Clinical Kinesiology (CK). Hyperton-X (Hypertonic Muscle Release). Advanced Kinesiology. Conclusion. Summary Chart of AK, TFH and Branches of Kinesiology. 8. Kinesiology and Other Fields. Kinesiology as an Adjunct to Holistic Medicine. Kinesiology and Manipulative Therapies. Kinesiology as an Aid to Nutritional and Herbal Remedies. Kinesiology and Counselling, Psychotherapy and Lifestyle. Energy Medicine. The Future. Conclusion. Appendix A: Touch for Health - Summary of Workshop Content. Appendix B: Principle International Kinesiology Organizations. Bibliography and Further Reading. Index.

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How kinesiology works, how to find a practitioner and how self-help techniques can be applied

About the Author

Maggie La Tourelle has worked in the field of holistic healthcare for thirty years as a practitioner, teacher and writer integrating kinesiology, counselling, psychotherapy and NLP. She is an honorary member of The Kinesiology Federation, and a member of The Association for Therapeutic Healers, The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, The Scientific and Medical Network and the Guild of Health Writers. She lives in London, UK. Anthea Courtenay is a freelance writer, journalist and translator, also based in London.


Praise for the Revised Edition:''a simple to follow structure within the book... Kinesiology before now could be quite complicated, but with the help from Principles of Kinesiology, anyone can be made aware of the treatable illnesses, how to treat them, types of assessment and self-help techniques.'

-- Association of Natural Medicines Limited

Praise for the first edition:'A well-crafted book, ideal for newcomers to the subject, whether lay or professional...an accurate and balanced guide to this fast-growing area of healing.'

-- Leon Chaitow ND, DO, MRO, naturopath, osteopath and acupuncturist, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
A much-needed book...to get help with your pain, stress and improve your performance with energy balance and muscle facilitation. -- John F. Thie DC, founder and author of Touch for Health
I will be recommending this book to my patients. -- Bruce A. J. Dewe MD, founder of the International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice
An excellent account -- Sheldon C. Deal DC, NMD, DIBAK, Chiropractic and President of the Examining Board for Diplomats in the International College of Applied Kinesiology

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