What is Kinesiology?
Simply put, Kinesiology is the science of human movement. Certified Kinesiologists specialize in applying the latest evidence-based research to improving function and correcting aberrant motor patterns, with the goal of improving function, health and wellness of individuals in all settings and from all populations. Kinesiologists treat acute and chronic injuries to muscles, bones, and joints, and are specialists in analyzing body mechanics and movement patterns, with the goal of returning individuals to their regular activities of daily living as quickly as possible after an injury. Kinesiologists are highly effective in analyzing and treating many injuries, including:
- 1Common injuries from falls, daily activities, sports
- 2Chronic and recurring conditions
- 3Repetitive strain and overuse injuries
- 4General Fitness, muscle & bone strengthening
- 5Pre-surgical pre-habiliation
- 6Post-surgical re-habiliation
- 7Sport-Specific Fitness Training
- 8Pre- and Post-Natal Exercise
Our Yonge Eglinton Toronto Certified Kinesiologist:
Khanh Vy, Certified Athletic Therapist | Kinesiologist | Conditioning Specialist
BPHE, CAT(C), R. Kin, CSCS
As a Toronto Athletic therapist, Registered Kinesiologist, strength coach and personal trainer with over 10 years of experience, Khanh believes that building efficiency and resiliency in the body are goals that must be attained in any fitness and health program. After completing a Bachelors of Physical and Health Education Degree from the University of Toronto, Khanh continued to pursue his career in health and athletic performance. He became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Athletic Therapist (CAT(C)) in order to distinguish himself from other Kinesiologists and strength coaches. With his extensive educational background, Khanh is able to bring knowledge from both the therapy and performance perspectives in the field of health and athletic performance. He separates himself from others in the field by constantly pursuing specialized continuing education courses, seeking and learning what works from other professionals around him and around the world.
Khanh currently works with athletes and highly motivated recreational athletes. He is an Athletic Therapist with the Stoufville Junior A hockey team and a Strength and Conditioning Coach with various Dragonboat teams within the GTA.
Khanh believes in leading by example. As a multi-sport athlete himself, Khanh is familiar with the importance of training, competition and recovery and the need to balance all three components. He sees a pleasure in helping his clients and athletes achieve their true potential either in performance or in health.