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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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VARK (an acronym for visual, aural, read/write, and kinesthetic, different way of learning styles) is a learning inventory belongs to the "instructional preference" modal which differentiates students by the way in which they best acquire information.
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.
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.
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)
2) Significant kinesthetic sensations are experienced in both daily movements and in highly skilled movements, either unconscious or intentional.
2006) conducted a study on figure skaters and found an interdependence between their kinesthetic sensibility and their skill level, and showed that a higher skill level in sport is associated with greater movement accuracy (in performing specific moves).
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Synopsis: Bringing together the traditions of creative dance and current educational theory, "Creative Dance and Learning: Making the Kinesthetic Link" gives teachers the means to make movement expression a part of students' lives.
Auditory learners learn by listening to lectures, exploring material through discussions, and talking through ideas whereas kinesthetic learners learn through touching and experiences that emphasize doing, physical involvement, and manipulation of objects.
Conclusion: The largest percentage of students with trimodal preferences showed preferences for the auditory and kinesthetic learning strategies.