kinaesthesia


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kinaesthesia

proprioception

(1) The internal sense of the relative position of the body’s musculoskeletal units with each other and the effort needed to move them.
(2) Kinaesthetic sense, see there.

kinaesthesia

Perception of bodily movement, or of the sensation of movement. Compare PROPRIOCEPTION.

kinaesthesia

the sense of movement of the body or body parts. Also known as kinaesthesis .

kin·es·the·si·a

, kinesthesis (kin'es-thē'zē-ă, -sis)
1. Sense perception of movement; muscular sense.
2. Illusion of moving in space.
Synonym(s): kinaesthesia, kinaesthesis.
[G. kinēsis, motion, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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It is uncertain whether muscle-spindle mediated kinaesthesia declines with advancing years.
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After the application of the proposed program a significant progress was registered from initial testing to final testing at all three tests that checks: speed, dynamic coordination, hand-eye coordination, spatial orientation kinaesthesia and specific conditions, with handball ball--implementation of the technical skill dribbling.
Postural neck pain: An investigation of habitual sitting posture, perception of 'good' posture and cervicothoracic kinaesthesia.
The more developed is the hand kinaesthesia, the more precise are the coordinations in executing the graphemes, the drawing, the manual activities and, generally, the fatigue phenomenon is not installed so quickly.
Intellect and general motricity development, the development of hand kinaesthesia, especially vocabulary and verbal conduct, as well as the motivational nucleus for the future school activity, all these constitute the guarantee for forming the reading-writing skills, activity specific to the school period.