• 01 Physical Health

    Wellness – Physical Health Promotion and Preventative Treatment

    The assessment of health risk factors and implementation of intervention strategies to improve personal and employee wellness. Health promotion creates a culture of healthy lifestyle changes in both the individual and the company.

  • 02 Chronic Conditions

    Chronic Conditions

    - Clinical Assessment and prescription of appropriate exercise programmes
    - Prevention and management of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis hypertension, Parkinson’s, respiratory disorders, obesity and muscular dystrophy, Cardiac and stroke rehabilitation.

  • 03 Sport Performance

    Sport Performance

    Sport specific testing and conditioning of sports men and woman to improve endurance, speed, flexibility, agility, power, strength and reaction times.

  • 04 Orthopaedics

    Orthopaedics

    Prescribing Injury prevention programs for individuals – pro-habilitation. Clinical assessment and prescription of Functional exercise programs in context with the clinical pathologies(acute and chronic) for the rehabilitation of the neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle injuries and Pre and post operative rehabilitation. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation for Neurological conditions.

  • 05 Special Populations

    Special populations and-physical ability assessment

    Assessment and prescriptions of safe exercise programs for Children, Pre and post natal, pregnant women and for the Elderly and workforce in general.

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Life Through Movement

Biokinetics is defined as the science of movement and the application of exercise
in rehabilitative treatment or performance.

Biokinetics is the primary health care profession concerned with:

Preventative Medicine
Physical Activity as medicine
Health Management

Maintenance and enhancement of physical abilities and performance

Orthopaedics

Clinical Management

Total well-being
Therapeutic Recreation
Functional Movement

This healthcare is achieved by means of scientifically-based preventative and therapeutic exercises and related modalities.

BASA Membership Benefits

Scope, Education & Study

Biokinetics training entails four years of academic education (degree study) and two years of professional (internship) exposure. In the process, five years of training is required prior to registration as a Biokineticist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

There are selective universities that are in the process of establishing a 4 year professional degree in Biokinetics.

 

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