Meaning of bioenergetics


Pronunciation: (bī"ō-en"ur-jet'iks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the study of energy transformation in living systems.
  2. a school of therapy that seeks to relieve stress and concomitant muscular tension through respiratory exercises, physical movement, improvement in body image, and free expression of ideas.
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