THEORY COURSE: Principles and Concepts in Human Movement


At the end of this course professionals will be able to: 

  • Recall the theory and principles necessary to implement the Kinesics model into your practice

  • Recognize the importance of evaluations and re-evaluations

  • Summarize advanced concepts in spinal mechanics

  • Explain the three primary stabilization mechanisms in the body

  • Describe the role of postural muscles

  • Design programs that address common postural imbalances and movement impairments

  • Explain the role of fascia in posture and movement

  • Identify fascial trains, planes, tracks and movement systems

Text References and Recommended Reading:

  • Kendall, F. (2005). Muscles: Testing and function with posture and pain (5th ed.). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

  • Myers, T. (2001). Anatomy trains: Myofascial meridians for manual and movement therapists. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

  • Kisner, C., & Colby, L. (2007). Therapeutic exercise: Foundations and techniques (5th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis


  1. Culture: Introduces the practitioner to a new model for training and therapy businesses that improves outcomes, increases revenue, increases retention.

  2. General Principals and Concepts in Human Movement: To understand basic spinal mechanics, the transition zones of kinetic transfer, the relationship of spinal muscle mechanics to the five movement patterns, exercise, and posture.

  3. 3 Primary Systems: To learn the 3 zones of stabilization, the muscles involved, the applicable exercise

  4. Integrated Movement Systems: To gain an awareness of the movement systems relationship to exercise and posture.

  5. Spinal Engine Theory: Introduces the spinal engine theory and demonstrates the importance of evaluations and corrective exercise.

  6. Fascial Trains in Movement and Training: Introduces fascia and its affect on movement

  7. Movement Impairment and Compensation Syndromes: To gain an awareness of how various postural imbalances can affect biomechanics in movement.


  • 77 short video chapters

  • 1-3 question quiz after each video, 91 total questions

  • Printable text manual with space for note taking

  • 7 hours for CEU credit

  • Viewable from any device



Kinesics offers a full refund on all cancellations within a 30 day period from the time of purchase under the condition that the program has not been opened or more than 40 percent of the videos have not been unlocked. 

If you have completed more than 40 percent of the course and you feel you Kinesics courses did not enhance your professional knowledge and skill sets, allow you to increase your overall value, and obtain a competitive market advantage over other professionals in your field, we will gladly provide you a refund within 30 days with the completion of a refund survey. The intent of the survey is to help Kinesics to improve future course updates. 


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  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3 and newer, Mac OSX 10.6 and newer, Linux chrome OS, iOS 5 and newer, and/or Android 2.3 and newer.

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  • Kinesics is not responsible for technical problems that participants may have with computers used to access their online programs.