Proprioception and Closing Notes on Physical Activity
Happy Summer! Wow, that was fast. The NBA Finals were over in five games, the Tennis's French Open and Golf's US Open came and went, and we are already nearly through June, heading towards MLB All-Star weekend. We must be having fun! Can't wait to see who is named NBA MVP tonight (better be Westbrook!). Quick Finals recap: "May the most proprioceptive team win" isn't exactly a battle cry, but wow, the level of fine- and gross motor skills and agility is at an all-time high in
From Latin proprious, meaning "one's own," "individual," and capio, capere, "to take" or "grasp." The sense of of relative position of one's own parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement. Simply put, the ability to perceive yourself in space. Once again, I make my own luck in terms of timing, as there are several important things to cover concerning proprioception before moving on to our wider, societal proprioception or awareness. First, the NBA Fin
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