What is kinesiology?
Kinesiology is the study of human movement. A Registered Kinesiologist is a regulated health profession in Ontario that uses movement/exercise as medicine. We are leaders in our healthcare system utilizing exercise to improve the health of our patients. Whether your concerns/pain/limitations are due to an injury, acute or chronic pain, illness or a combination, an R.Kin will ensure that you are moving safely and efficiently for your body, your health and your concerns.
Who offers kinesiology personal training at Motus?
Jaime Glassman is our in house Registered Kinesiologist. She studied at the University of Guelph obtaining a BSc. in Human Kinetics and went on to complete a post-graduate diploma at Humber College in Exercise Science and Lifestyle management. Jaime has experience working in clinics with acute and chronic pain management/relief, motor vehicle accident patients, low back pain, shoulder and neck pain, movement pattern disorders, movement restrictions/limitations, exercise education and illness management/relief. She has a second degree black belt in karate, enjoys running, biking and strength training and anything that gets her outside and moving. Jaime came to us after working in various aspects of Kinesiology and found a home at Motus. She is passionate about movement and educating people on how to own their body and get the most out of their life in manageable digestible lifestyle incorporations. She believes that you own the power to change your life but wants to be able to assist in finding easier and doable solutions that are long lasting. Jaime is excited to meet with you, collaborate with you and your health care team and most importantly, teach you what you can do with the untapped potential for health and success that you can have with the right guidance.
Why is Kinesiology important in personal training?
An R.Kin looks at your MOVEMENT as a whole. You are a whole human with a vast history of movement that has lead you to where you are today. You probably want to keep moving pain free so that you can recover faster from your workouts and from injuries and get back to the trainings, sports and activities that you love to do. An R.Kin is important to make sure that you’re focusing on you and working on the little things throughout your day that can make or break your training. An R.Kin will keep you moving in your life so that you can be your best self in the gym, on the field or any activity that you need to do move to do. Additionally, kinesiology is proven to help patients recover faster from injuries if used prior to surgery, can help you recover faster from injuries by getting you moving sooner and better than before and can educate you on how your body moves now, what it needs to move better and help direct you to the appropriate professionals to get the well rounded care that you need to be your best and most consistent self. You don’t need to limit yourself because you’re in pain. You can find your potential for movement now to improve your recovery and protect you for the future.
How Kinesiology can help you reach your goals
Whether you sit a lot at work, or exercise infrequently, or you’re new to exercise or movement, your body has been moving and changing different for years and an R.Kin can help correct a lot of movement patterns and IDENTIFY risks of injury to keep you safe and moving better so that you can make the most out of your training sessions and keep you moving towards your goals instead of falling behind.
Additionally, as an athlete, avid gym goer or active individual, an R.Kin can help prevent injury, improve your performance, rehabilitate injuries and provide education on exercise planning, programming and movement strategies.
What benefits will I see workout out with a kinesiologist?
You can see benefits in the following areas:
Weight loss or gain
Reduction of risk of heart disease, stroke or diabetes
Pain and symptom relief
Reduction of restrictions and limitations in movement
Improved athletic/movement performance
Improved mental clarity and mental health management
Concussion management and symptom relief
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