What is Biokinetics' & who is it for?
BIO + KINETICS = LIFE + MOVEMENT = LIFE THROUGH MOVEMENT
The Science of Movement and the application of exercise in rehabilitative treatment of performance. Biokinetics’ primary function is to improve physical functioning and health care through exercise as a modality. Biokinetics is the profession concerned with health promotion, the maintenance of physical abilities and final phase rehabilitation, by means of scientifically-based physical activity programe prescription.
A Biokineticist is a clinical exercise specialist who:
• Functions within professional alliance to health and medicine, and is recognised by and registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
• Improves a person’s physical well-being and quality of life through individualised scientific assessment and the prescription of exercise in rehabilitative treatment to prevent or intervene with certain ailments and the enhancement of performance (sport and work).
• Evaluates & Measures: body posture, body composition, blood pressure, glucose levels, lung function, heart rate, fitness, muscle strength, endurance, power, flexibility and other health screenings.
• Is a health professional who through health promotion and wellness create a better quality of life for people they work with.
Movement is an essential part of everyday life, for people of all ages. Movement affects development, learning, communicating, work capacity, health, and quality of life.
Movement permits people to navigate and stay oriented within their environment. It allows people to interact more fully in their work and recreation. It is a defining element of quality of life.
About Our Biokineticist
Hi, I’m Kylie!
I am a qualified Biokineticist, registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa, and the Biokientics association of South Africa. I completed my studies at the University of Johannesburg in 2012 in both BA sports psychology as well as BA Hons Biokinetics. I am the owner at Kylie Crafford Biokineticists, and have a love for health and fitness. What lead me to this profession was the want to help people get well, recover and stay fit & healthy. That together with my love of sport and physical activity is merged beautifully in the profession of Biokinetics, and thats where I found myself. I believe we all experience life through movement every day. Our bodies need movement to be well, healthy and happy, both mentally and physically, and we are here to help you do that.
Hi, I’m Jared!
I am a qualified Biokineticist registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa and Biokinetics Association of South Africa. I completed my studies at the University of Johannesburg in 2016 obtaining both my BA Sports Psychology and BA Hons Biokinetics degrees. I am a very loyal and caring individual and love to help out where I can. I am a huge sporting person, in particular I have a passion for soccer and rugby. To be able to help other athletes and many other people who have lost this ability we call movement, brings me pride and joy knowing I can make a difference in their lives.