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Glossary Term


Integration is an approach to human movement emphasizes on looking at the body as a whole, rather than isolated parts. This approach allows for a better understanding of how the different parts of the body work together to produce movement. The Brookbush Institute, a leading provider of continuing education for health and fitness professionals, utilizes an integrative approach to explain and address human movement. Through this approach, students can learn how to assess movement patterns and design effective training programs. Synonyms for integrationist include holistic, comprehensive, and synergistic. Related terms include movement assessment, functional anatomy, and corrective exercise.

Integration: making a whole of parts. For example, The Brookbush Institute uses an integrative approach to explaining and addressing human movement.

For example, the Brookbush Institute's model for addressing movement impairment does not rely on a single technique or modality, and instead integrates the following:

  1. Release
  2. Mobilize
  3. Lengthen
  4. Activate
  5. Integrate
  6. Condition
  7. Support