proprioceptive sensation

proprioceptive sensation

Etymology: L, proprius + capere + sentire, to feel
the feeling of body movement and position, including motion of the arms and legs, resulting from stimuli received by special sense organs in the muscles, tendons, joints, and inner ear. The stimuli may be produced by changes in muscle tension or stretching and reaction to the pull of gravity on the body.
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In the new material, Muse suggests that human persons can cultivate mind-body unity by intentionally connecting the nous with the proprioceptive sensation of the body, drawing support from the writings of Saints John Climacus and Gregory Palamas and giving practical examples from both his work with clients and his own personal experiences of essential embodiment.
Due to continued proprioceptive sensation, tooth supported over-denture also prevents residual alveolar bone resorption.
The patient had vibratory sensation and light and deep proprioceptive sensation around the umbilicus.
We do, however, have proprioceptive sensation of the rib cage expanding, and the displacement of the abdominal contents.
This possibility, posed hypothetically by Martin, gains immediate significance in the case of a man described by Cole and Paillard, who lost virtually all proprioceptive sensation below the neck through illness.
Gravity Grabber is derived from the novel insight that fingerpad deformation provides a reliable sensation of weight even when proprioceptive sensation is absent.
Thus, dancers must utilize proprioceptive sensations at fast time-scales (i.

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