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kinesthesia

 [kin″es-the´zhah]
the sense by which position, weight, and movement are perceived. adj., adj kinesthet´ic.

kin·es·the·si·a

(kin'es-thē'zē-ă),
1. The sense perception of movement; the muscular sense.
2. An illusion of moving in space.
Synonym(s): kinesthesis
[G. kinēsis, motion, + aisthēsis, sensation]

kinesthesia

(kĭn′ĭs-thē′zhə, kī′nĭs-)
n.
The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints.

kin′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
kin′es·thet′i·cal·ly adv.

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.

kin·es·the·si·a

(kin'es-thē'zē-ă)
1. The sense perception of movement; the muscular sense.
2. An illusion of moving in space.
Synonym(s): kinaesthesia.
[G. kinēsis, motion, + aisthēsis, sensation]

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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(2) Therefore measurement of JPS or kinesthesia alone is not necessarily the right approach to reveal a neurological defect after joint injury, (7) hence a more functional test like postural sway (The degree of sway measured by Balance Index) which is measured by kinesthetic ability trainer is of more use functionally for the assessment of proprioceptive function.
Improving kinesthesia produces finer coordination, which trumps brute strength when playing any instrument healthfully, with fluidity, economy of motion and ease.
(7) Other sensory systems that integrate with kinesthesia include proprioception, our internal awareness of body position, especially limbs, and the system, located in the inner ear and important for spatial orientation, balance, and head position.
For more on comparisons of language with kinesthesia, see Talmy (2000a, chapter 7); on language with affect, see Talmy (2000a, chapter 1); and on language with culture, see Talmy (2000b, chapter 8).
Wellington, "Toward a clinical test of lumbar spine kinesthesia," Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, vol.
In the present study, body sway, knee kinesthesia, anterior-posterior knee laxity, and lower extremity muscle strength were assessed in 99 participants before and after surgery.
Friday the 13th 3D contributes to this gruesome repertoire with kinesthesia. By engaging the spectator's body in its diegetic threats to bodily integrity, it physically involves her in its acknowledgement and enjoyment of the tropes of its subgenre.
Several studies have examined joint position sense and kinesthesia (proprioception) in the overhead throwing athlete.
The joint position sense and the joint movement sense (kinesthesia) are the expression of the conscious component, while postural control is mainly based on the unconscious component [13].
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