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kinesiology

n.

1. the study of the mechanics of body movement, especially their relationship to anatomical characteristics and physiological functions.

2. a discipline that encompasses all of the sport sciences as well as the professional skills necessary for the application of sport and exercise knowledge. —kinesiological adj. —kinesiologist n.

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June 18th 2024

unipolar mania

unipolar mania

a disorder in which only excitement, overactivity, and similar euphoric symptoms are seen. This is a rare condition, as such manic episodes tend eventually to be followed by one or more major depressive episodes.