sense of balance


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Noun1.sense of balance - a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the headsense of balance - a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
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I clung to the rail as if my sense of balance were leaving me for good.
Your sense of balance is different than other senses in that it has lots of inputs," he added.
All of them are affected by age, but with early detection, you can reverse deterioration in a particular area and/or help strengthen the other sensors in order to maintain a safe sense of balance,
Dave's brain injury left him with permanent symptoms of concussion, no sense of balance, a sleep disorder, over sensitive hearing, migraines, depression and a complete change of personality.
Carlos Rubinstein brought a wealth of experience and knowledge in water issues and a good sense of balance to his tenure as chairman of the Texas Water Development Board," Kramer said.
The design seamlessly merged into the environment of the home and the combination of materials provided a sense of balance and harmony to the home.
After a user does five types of movements, including keeping their balance on an inclined floor and walking in place, the device rates their sense of balance and muscle strength on a five- grade scale.
If you think about it, we're surrounded by thousands of chemicals, natural and synthetic, so should retain a sense of balance.
Problem being, he had no sense of balance but thought she could help him steer.
But my poor sense of balance and lack of strength are back.
A Brigham Young University study finds that consumers experiencing a heightened sense of balance are more likely to weigh the options and go with a product that falls in the middle of the high-end, low-end scale.
The famous footballer each figure portrays is almost 9 feet high, but his innate sense of balance, even as a statue, remains wonderfully evident.