Movement Education

Definition - What does Movement Education mean?

Movement education is instruction in the improvement of a person's motor skills through physical movement. Often a part of physical therapy, the patient/student gains a deeper understanding of their body in motion and an increased efficiency of movement in their day-to-day activities. The aim of movement education is to improve health and physical performance.

WorkplaceTesting explains Movement Education

Movement education can assist a person in recovering from injury or diminished physical abilities. It provides alternative movements that are safer and healthier for the body and this results in a decrease in pain and discomfort. It offers tools to rehabilitate the body and improve posture and sleep quality. By including movement education in health plans, employers can help healthcare professionals help injured employees regain more motion and return to work as a once again productive member of the company.

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