Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Proprioception

Edited by José A. Vega

University of Oviedo

Co-editor:

Juan Cobo

University of Oviedo

Proprioception is the sense of body position and movement, with conscious and unconscious components, that determines and conditions the human body’s relationship with the environment. This quality of mechanosensitivity deteriorates in some pathologies and is responsible for some alterations of the locomotor system that appear in elderly persons. In those situations, the failure of proprioception reduces the quality of life of the subjects. The widespread use in developed countries of substitute joint prostheses makes it necessary to rethink the concepts of movement detection and perception. As such, this book examines the basics of proprioception as well as its function in the lower extremities, the head, in children with disabilities, and its connection with virtual reality.

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ProprioceptionEdited by José A. Vega

Published: June 23rd 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.92928

ISBN: 978-1-83968-070-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-069-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-074-8

Copyright year: 2021

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1129 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Structural and Biological Basis for Proprioception

By José A. Vega and Juan Cobo

132

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2. Proprioception and Clinical Correlation

By Pinar Gelener, Gözde İyigün and Ramadan Özmanevra

156

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3. Recording of Proprioceptive Muscle Reflexes in the Lower Extremity

By Juhani Partanen, Urho Sompa and Miguel Muñoz-Ruiz

109

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4. The Knee Proprioception as Patient-Dependent Outcome Measures within Surgical and Non-Surgical Interventions

By Wangdo Kim

169

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5. Proprioceptors in Cephalic Muscles

By Juan L. Cobo, Sonsoles Junquera, José Martín-Cruces, Antonio Solé-Magdalena, Olivia García-Suárez and Teresa Cobo

94

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6. Proprioception Impairment and Treatment Approaches in Pediatrics

By Kamatchi Kaviraja

96

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7. Proprioceptive Perception: An Emergence of the Interaction of Body and Language

By Alejandra Vasquez-Rosati and Carmen Cordero-Homad

176

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8. Nomophobia Kids and Proprioception

By Giridharan Vaishnavi

114

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9. Proprioception in Immersive Virtual Reality

By Alexander Vladimirovich Zakharov, Alexander Vladimirovich Kolsanov, Elena Viktorovna Khivintseva, Vasiliy Fedorovich Pyatin and Alexander Vladimirovich Yashkov

99

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