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An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test to evaluate the heart. Surface electrodes, placed on the chest and torso, collect electrical currents propagated by the heart to the surface of the body. These currents are translated into the ECG waveform by the electrocardiograph. The ECG is then interpreted by a trained diagnostician.
Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.