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Proprioception

"Proprioception" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Proprioception" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Proprioception" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1995 and 2019
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