kinaesthesia


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Related to kinaesthesia: kinesthesia, proprioception

kinaesthesia

(ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-) or

kinaesthesis

;

kinesthesia

(ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-) or

kinesthesis

n
(Physiology) the sensation by which bodily position, weight, muscle tension, and movement are perceived. Also called: muscle sense
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek kinein to move + aesthesia]
kinaesthetic, kinesthetic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kinaesthesia - the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
somatosense - any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somesthesia - the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
2.kinaesthesia - the ability to feel movements of the limbs and bodykinaesthesia - the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
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The Sixth Sense of the Avant-Garde: Dance, Kinaesthesia and the Arts in Revolutionary Russia
23) Paterson calls this "haptocentric perception," suggesting that the plasticity of the human body allows for an actual reconfiguration of "sensory pathways" in order to heighten "tactile and acoustic acuity and attunement to the somatosensory system (including balance, kinaesthesia, and proprioception)" (p.
Konczak, "Dysfunction of the basal ganglia, but not the cerebellum, impairs kinaesthesia," Brain, vol.
Proprioception, kinaesthesia and balance after total knee arthroplasty with cruciate retaining and posterior stabilized prosthesis.
The tests aimed the assessing of the level of ambidextry, spatial orientation, temporal kinaesthesia, laterality.
6) However, MacDonald et al found that in patients with reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) proprioception did not improve when measured by a kinaesthesia test.