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Kinesthetic Sense

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Jane Lippencott

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Jane Lippencott, Mary Gen Sanner, and Sonja Kretschmar How The Sense Works Demonstration/Application of the Sense Strengths and Limitations Your kinesthetic sense allows you to be aware of your body position
This awareness leads to knowledge about your movements and actions Sense of relative position of neighboring parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement; sense that detects bodily position, weight, and movement of muscles tendons and joints. The kinesthetic sense is what makes it possible to recreate a three dimensional object on paper without looking at what is being drawn

Take out a piece of paper and writing utensil . Connections of Kinesthetics
to Knowledge The Kinesthetic Sense Through the kinesthetic sense you can learn to catch a ball. The kinesthetic sense allows you to know what position you must be in in order to catch the ball. Strength of effort is also measured by the kinesthetic sense. This allows you to how much effort you are expending. The kinesthetic sense provides you with knowledge about the way your body works and is moving. Kinesthetics Unlike other senses which are more natural and require less practice, it is often necessary to practice the kinesthetic sense
For example, people must practice swinging a baseball bat or juggling Requires Practice The kinesthetic sense can be affected with fluctuations in weight or a sudden growth spurt.
The impairment of the kinesthetic sense following an amputation can lead to "phantom limb syndrome"
The kinesthetic sense can also be affected by migraines, seizures, and exhaustion. Changes in Size and Mental State Impairment because of Consumption The old can have impaired kinesthetic sense because of a lack of the vitamin B12
Drinking can impair the sense by making a person unable to sense their extremities. Works Cited Ehrsson H, Kito T, Sadato N, Passingham R, Naito E (2005). "Neural substrate of body size: illusory feeling of shrinking of the waist".
http://www.quickmedical.com/health_information/fitness/proprioception_kinesthetic_awareness_2.html
http://www.macalester.edu/psychology/whathap/UBNRP/proprioception08/ProprioceptionvsKinesthesia.html
http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-a-Phantom-Limb.aspx
Robles-De-La-Torre G (2006). "The Importance of the Sense of Touch in Virtual and Real Environments" involves muscle memory and hand-eye coordination
can be learned and practiced
doesn't involve balance
"sensation of moving through space"
muscle sense
component of proprioception
focus on body position and movement Kinesthesia- behavioral Proprioception- congnitive includes equillibruim and balance
focus on sense of body position and movement
sensory neurons located in inner ear Limitations Strengths Strengths The kinesthetic sense is the reason we can play sports, drive, and paint pictures.
It allows us to interact with our surroundings by allowing us to be cognizant of our relationship to our surroundings
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