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

[Greek kīnein, to move; see keiə- in Indo-European roots + esthesia.]

kin′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
kin′es·thet′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.kinesthetic - of or relating to kinesthesis
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Kinesthetic learners, learn through feel and touch.
It is also emphasized that interpersonal and kinesthetic corporal intelligence are present in the combinations with statistical significance in the group of children and in none of the adolescents.
According to the writer (Helm, 1989), the coach must establish whether the significant other (athlete, etc.) is communicating primarily through visual, auditory, or kinesthetic means (Please note individuals communicate in all three modalities, but they stress one more than the others.) so as to establish the "ideal" communication modality.
The content of cues may include those that are instructional (focusing on relevant technical, tactical, or kinesthetic aspects of the action), or motivational (to increase effort, enhance self-confidence, and/or create positive mood) (Tod, Hardy, & Oliver, 2011)