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What is a Biokineticist?

A Biokineticist is a specialised exercise therapist that functions in professional alliance to health and medicine.

A Biokineticist is a clinical exercise specialist who:

  • Is recognised and registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
  • Evaluates and measures: body posture, body composition, blood pressure, glucose levels, lung function and heart rate.
  • Evaluates and tests: muscle strength, endurance, power and flexibility.
  • Promotes the health and well-being of individuals through individualised scientific assessment and prescription of exercise through rehabilitation treatment and prescription to prevent and/or intervene with certain ailments and to enhance performance in sport and daily life.


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