Proprioceptive

Proprioceptive is sensory modality information that comes through sensations in the muscles, joints, ligaments, and receptors associated with the bones, that inform an individual about the relative positions of the parts of the body at a given moment in time.

Source: Adopted from: Smith, M., Levak, N. (1996). Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments: A Resource Guide. Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Morgan Printing: Austin, TX.

Contextual Use: An occupational therapist is working with Anna to provide awareness of proprioceptive input to optimize her physical functioning in PE.

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