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1

What is Kinesthesia?

The conscious awareness of joint movement and joint position sense that results from proprioceptive input sent to the CNS

2

What are Ruffini Afferents?

Mechanically sensitive to tissue stresses that are activated during extremes of extension and rotation

3

What are Paciniform Afferents?

Mechanically sensitive to local compression and tensile loading, especially at extreme ranges of motion

4

What are Golgi Afferents?

Mechanically sensitive to tensile loads and are most sensitive at the end ranges of motion

5

What are Nocioceptors?

Sensitive to mechanical deformation and pain