Origins of Applied Kinesiology

A Brief History into Applied Kinesiology

Where does Kinesiology come from? Muscle testing was first used in the early 20th century to measure muscle weakness in polio victims. In 1949 Kendall and Kendall, two physiotherapists had developed specific ways to test individual muscles for other neuromusculoskeletal conditions. By 1964, Chiropractor Dr George Goodheart DC developed Applied Kinesiology based on Kendall and…