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Proprioception = Position Sense. It is the internal awareness of the body’s position and posture. Receptors in the body, such as proprioceptors in the muscle spindles or tendons as well as the ear’s labyrinth, receive information about joint position, pressure or stretch and provide feedback. This sense allows you to close your eyes and still know where ...


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Timed one foot (leg) standing balance assessments are often used to measure static balance. The criteria to stop timing is the loss of position of the: • arms (crossed in front of your chest) • trunk (greater than 45 degrees off center) • movement of the stationary leg • lowering your raised foot to touch the floor Micro-corrections as ...


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the sense of the relative position of neighbouring parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement. Wikipedia Essentially this means you know where each part of your body is without having to see it - so if you close your eyes, you're able to touch your nose even though you can't see either your hand or your nose. I haven't come ...



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