Where Is Your Arm? Variations in Proprioception Across Space and Tasks

Why might these receptors become overactive at extreme positions? Possibly because it allows us to sense ahead of time when we’re getting to a point of movement that is mechanically impossible for the limb to perform, either because we’re trying to flex it too much or we’re trying to straighten it too much.

2009-06-05

 human limb proprioception brain time future

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