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Proprioception is defined as the process by which the body can vary muscle contraction in immediate response to incoming information regarding external forces. Proprioception works by utilizing stretch receptors in the muscles to keep track of the joint position in the body.[1]

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-proprioception.htm

Training for Proprioception

http://www.coachr.org/proprio.htm http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/conditioning/a/aa062200a.htm

References

  1. Lee, Shannon (n.d.). Proprioception: how and why?. serendip.brynmawr.edu. Retrieved on 2008-08-08.

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