Latest Proprioception Stories

2009-12-14 23:58:55

Waking and walking to the bathroom in the pitch black of night requires brain activity that is both conscious and unconscious and requires a single master gene known as Math1 or Atoh1.

2009-07-08 19:09:41

Children with autism may rely less than normally developing children on visual cues, U.S. researchers say.

2008-11-13 14:16:39

Not knowing which way is up can have deadly consequences for pilots - This confusion of the senses, called spatial disorientation, is responsible for up to 10 percent of general aviation accidents in the United States, with 90 percent of these being fatal, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

2006-07-26 09:29:42

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A simple test -- basically standing on one leg with eyes closed -- can help identify whether or not an athlete is at risk of spraining an ankle, a new study shows.

2005-12-06 09:25:00

UK researchers have identified the place in the brain where we process perceptions about the size and shape of our body parts.

2005-07-25 15:05:00

The brain is bombarded by information about the physical proportions of our bodies. The most familiar sensations, such as a puff of wind or the brush of our own shirt sleeve, serve to constantly remind the brain of the body's outer bounds, creating a sense of what is known as proprioception. In a new study, researchers report this week that the brain's ability to interpret external signals and update its sense of bodily self is more dynamic than had been previously thought and that such...

2005-07-14 17:35:00

Golfers with low-back pain may be helped by a University of Pittsburgh research study, the findings of which may assist clinicians in designing appropriate back-specific exercise programs for golfers to prevent or rehabilitate low-back injury.

2004-11-26 03:00:10

Abstract- This study determined the effectiveness of a 6-month program of regular exercises for the improvement of functional performance of the elderly living in a nursing home.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]