Assessing Proprioception in Children: A Review

  title={Assessing Proprioception in Children: A Review},
  author={Virginia Way Tong Chu},
  journal={Journal of Motor Behavior},
  pages={458 - 466}
  • V. Chu
  • Published 1 July 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Motor Behavior
ABSTRACT Proprioception is the subconscious and conscious awareness of the spatial and mechanical status of the musculoskeletal framework. When working with children with motor delays and sensory integrative dysfunction, occupational therapists routinely assess the client's proprioceptive system. However, currently available assessments for occupational therapists are primarily observer-based and concerns have been raised about the reliability of observer-based assessments of sensation. The… 

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