Introduction to Kinesiology by jlhd32


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      Introduction to                          Kinesiology facilitates the person’s own
                                                 natural ability to recuperate by retraining
        Kinesiology                              the messages in their neurology.

                                               It is a non-invasive holistic approach to
                                                 working with the mental conflicts,
           Dana Hookins                          emotional traumas and physical stressors
   Kinesiologist / Neuro-Trainer                 within a person.

                                               Kinesiology facilitates the person’s own wish
                                                 to be healed and whole.

      Training Involved                                Training Involved
Australian Kinesiology Association Inc
                                                  Registered Kinesiology Practitioner
              - 3 levels of training
                                               * 250 Kinesiology competency assessed hours
    Registered Kinesiology Practitioner
                                               * 50   hours Anatomy and Physiology

     Registered Specialised Kinesiology        * Current Senior First Aid Certificate

Registered Advanced Kinesiology Practitioner

                   Training Involved                                                                                 Training Involved
           Registered Specialised Kinesiology                                                                     Registered Advanced Kinesiology
                       Practitioner                                                                                          Practitioner

    * 500 Kinesiology competency assessed hours                                                            * 1000 Kinesiology competency assessed hours
                                                                                                           * 150   hours Anatomy and Physiology
    * 100 hours Anatomy and Physiology
                                                                                                           * 100   hours Nutrition
    * 40        hours Nutrition
                                                                                                           * 100   hours Communication Skills
    * 40        hours Communication Skills
                                                                                                           * 40     hours Business Management
    * 40        hours Business Management
                                                                                                           * Current Senior First Aid Certificate
    * Current Senior First Aid Certificate

            History of Kinesiology                                                                                Neurological Training
                                              1500’s (or before)
                                      Chinese acupressure Points
                                                                                                           Neurological Training is a way of helping the client
          Early 1900’s
Orthopaedic Surgeon, R.W. Lovett
                                                1930’s                                 1930’s
                                                                             Osteopath, Frank Chapman
                                                                                                             to recuperate from various events in life that has
                                    Chiropractor, Terrence Bennett
    Developed Muscle Testing           Developed Reflex Points               Reflex Points for improved      conditioned their nervous system to respond in a
                                                                                   Lymph System
                                         For proper blood flow
                                                                                                             predictable way.
                         1950’s – 1960’s
                Chiropractor, Dr George Goodheart
                     “Father of Kinesiology”                                   Early 1970’s                Neuro-Training is used to train the nervous system
                                                                         Chiropractor, Dr John Thie
                                                                   Basic Touch For Health for Lay People
                                                                                                             into a new set of responses from the inside out.

                  Mid 1970’s                                                        1970’s                 By integrating Kinesiology and other modalities into
  Dr Beardall made some crucial discoveries
               re muscle testing
                                                                         Dr Paul Dennison developed
                                                                            Educational Kinesiology
                                                                                                             a complete resource for anyone to add more
                                                                      (just one of many new modalities)      options to their nervous system’s ability to adapt
                                                                                                             and develop new abilities.
                          Continued increase in Kinesiology research
                                        New direction

         Muscle Neurology                                           Muscle Monitoring
                   The pathway between the
                   brain and the muscles is a            When we are unable to make the appropriate
                   two-way street.                        adaptions, the signals between the brain and
                                                          muscles become unclear and will show as a
                                                          change of muscle response.
                   The signals are conducted via
                   a sophisticated set of                Muscle monitoring is a means of checking
                   connections called neural              these cybernetic loops within our neurology
                   pathways.                              that show us where there is an inability to
                   This refers specifically to the       Muscle Monitoring itself is simply a bio-
                   pathway a nerve signal                 feedback mechanism that indicates how well
                   travels.                               we can adapt.

        Muscle Monitoring
                                                                    Muscle Monitoring
Light pressure reflects the state of the neurological     Demonstration – with volunteer
  circuitry of the muscle being used.
                                                                   using Anterior Deltoid muscle
Slow                                                                     monitoring position
Slowly applying pressure allows for differences in
  response between the muscle and the brain.
                                                              -   Ask person to just “hold”
Even application of pressure eliminates a sudden              -   Sad thought
  overwhelm of the muscle integrity and “bouncing”            -   Happy thought
  the muscles.
Permission & Integrity                                    -   Delegates to practice
Permission is to be sort first and the client is to be
  respected at all times.

                                                          Stress vs Distress
Neuro-Training Kinesiology                       Understanding the “defence response” is crucial to
                                                   understanding why there is a change of muscle
Those practitioners using ‘Muscle Monitoring’      response.
  plus ‘Neurological Training’ are able to put
                                                 A better description of what we call “Stress” is
  together a procedure that allows them to
  work with the client’s existing
  experiences,                                     -   Our reaction to “stress” rather than the
                                                       “stress” itself.
  and add to those experiences, the
  neurological training that may be needed,        The change in the brain to any distress reaction,
  to reorganise the responses held in the          can easily become a habit of response and lead
  client’s nervous system, to suit what they       to the continuation of patterns of behaviour we
                                                   may not like or want.
  want in life.

      Survival Reaction                                   Switching – a
                                                       neurological defence
               Corpus Callosum
         New options based neurology
                                                 Side to side switching
                                                   simultaneously rub the navel, C.V.8 and the end
                                                   of the clavicle bones at the sternum at Kidney
                                                   27 points.
                                                 Top to bottom switching
                                                   simultaneously rub the navel, C.V.8, the top lip
                                                   at G.V.26, and the bottom lip at C.V.24.
                                                 Front to back switching
                                                   simultaneously rub the navel, C.V.8 and coccyx,
           Memory based neurology                  G.V.1

    Central & Governing                                  Muscle Neurology
                                                Contraction and Extension
Relates to Eyes, Central Nervous System         Contraction – the action of bringing a
 and Brain                                       muscle into a position that shortens and
Central meridian energy can be directed to       straightens the fibres of that muscle
 the intellect by running the meridian up
                                                Extension – the action that stretches the
                                                 fibres of the muscle which moves the ends
Relates to Ears and Spine                        of the muscles away from each other,
Governing meridian energy can be                 without overstretching the fibres.
 strengthened by running the meridian up

       Muscle Neurology                                Muscle Monitoring
                                                Demonstration – with volunteer
Spindle Cell Mechanism
                                                   using Anterior Deltoid muscle monitoring
The specific proprioceptors we use are called
  Spindle Cell Mechanisms and are located       Spindle Cells pushed together
                                                - Manually sedating the muscle
  in the centre of the muscle.                  - Muscle unlocks
Any muscle, when tested in contraction,         Spindle Cells spread apart
 should unlock when the spindle cells are       - Manually strengthening the muscle
 pushed together.                               - Muscle locks
                                                  The Muscle is neurologically balanced
That same muscle should then lock again
  when the spindle cells are spread apart.                  Delegates to practice

      Establishing a Baseline                                    Checking for Dehydration
 Genetic References                                             This is a type of defence pattern that affects the
 Checking the muscle responses against                            general function of the brain, as well as specific
    genetic references                                            organ and gland functions.

 1.   Neurological                                              When we go into a flight/fight response, blood leaves
      - establishing the Neurological integrity of the muscle    the brain to go into the muscles, taking with it the
                                                                 water needed to help brain function.
 2.   Neurolymphatic
      - balancing associated disturbance with the lymphatic     This dehydrated state becomes associated not only
      system                                                      with what caused the flight/fight response, but also
                                                                  to any ‘perceived’ threat that would lead to
 3.   Neurovascular
      - balancing associated disturbance with circulation

 4.   Meridian Energy                                           This becomes a bad habit, and the person can become
      - establishing any disturbances with the Meridian           stuck in this, as a ‘preferred’ reaction to threat
      electrical system

          Muscle Monitoring                                              Solution Oriented
         Checking for Dehydration
                                                                 Every time we muscle monitor we are
Demonstration – with volunteer                                     anchoring in some neurological activity
 using Anterior Deltoid muscle monitoring                          - if always concentrating on a problem,
                                                                   training nervous system to always look at
- revise checking Neurological integrity
                                                                   a problem
- Checking Dehydration                                           Using the same situation but looking for a
         Pull tuft of hair and let go
- The flight/fight response effects water levels                   – train the neurology to use all the
  under the skin, hence the tug test                               resources it has in its subconscious and
               Delegates practice                                  muscle circuits and look for solutions

         Recuperation Focus                           Working in Context
  The clients Recuperation is what is being
                                               - Are the symptoms
    worked on, not any issue or “problem”
                                               You create symptoms when you can’t adapt
  We are always recuperating:
   Recuperating from Physical injuries or
                                               - Is where the problem is created
                                               Every issue is created in a Context.
   Recuperating from Emotional expressions
   or suppression of expression                We need to correct an issue in the same
   Recuperating from changing psychological     context in which it was originally
   patterns                                     created, or it will reoccur

          Model of Universal                               ‘Laws of Cure’
             Principles                             As identified by Dr. C. Hering
         As developed by Andrew Verity         Head Down
                                               - Symptoms Disappear from Above Downward
                                               Inside Out
             Mental                            - Symptoms change from the inside towards the
                                                 outside of the person
                       Meridians               Reverse Order
                                               - Symptoms disappear in the reverse order of their
                                                 original appearance
                      Physical                 When going against the Law of Cure,
                                                suppressing the natural recovery
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                                                         Emotional Stress
  When we cannot express what we want
   to express we SUPPRESS.                             Changes emotional responses

  There are many types of suppression                                 Light pressure to the frontal
                                                                      lobe helps with increasing
                                                                      blood flow to the area.
     Mental                                                           Allows Rational Thinking.
  Some of which we suppress ourselves, while                          Increases blood flow to the
    others we let other people suppress in us.                        stomach area.

  There have been suppressions throughout the
    generations, which we inherit.               Support this process better with a hand
                                                 on the occiput.

                    Eye Modes and
                      Breathing                               What Now?
      Changes perception and emotional
                                                 Use “Switching On” Neurological technique
                            Responses              when feeling fatigued
                                                 Use running Central & Governing Meridians
                                                   when having difficulty concentrating
                                                 Encourage clients to drink water and rub C.V.13
                                                 Use ESR and Eye Modes & Breathing
                                                   Neurological techniques with emotionally
                                                   upset clients
                                                 Use ESR and Eye Modes & Breathing
                                                   Neurological techniques on self when required

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