Flashcards in Chapter 7 Balance Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement Deck (5)
What is Kinesthesia?
The conscious awareness of joint movement and joint position sense that results from proprioceptive input sent to the CNS
What are Ruffini Afferents?
Mechanically sensitive to tissue stresses that are activated during extremes of extension and rotation
What are Paciniform Afferents?
Mechanically sensitive to local compression and tensile loading, especially at extreme ranges of motion
What are Golgi Afferents?
Mechanically sensitive to tensile loads and are most sensitive at the end ranges of motion