conscious proprioception

conscious proprioception

the conscious awareness of body position and movement of body segments. It is regulated by the lemniscal system through pathways that begin in joint receptors and end in the parietal lobe of the cerebral cortex; it enables the cortex to refine voluntary movements.
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When the calf was placed upright, loss of conscious proprioception was obvious; it maintained its position only a few seconds before collapsing.