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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On physical examination, conscious proprioception was absent in both legs, and motor function was decreased.
A neurologic assessment revealed intact cranial nerves and normal spinal reflexes in the wings and pelvic limbs, with absent conscious proprioception and decreased motor function in both legs.
When the calf was placed upright, loss of conscious proprioception was obvious; it maintained its position only a few seconds before collapsing.
Sensations from GTOs do not reach the cerebral cortex and therefore serve no role in conscious proprioception and kinesthesia; 3.
Conscious proprioception means that we are consciously aware of our body position.