Assessing Proprioception in Children: A Review

  title={Assessing Proprioception in Children: A Review},
  author={V. Chu},
  journal={Journal of Motor Behavior},
  pages={458 - 466}
  • V. Chu
  • Published 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… CONTINUE READING
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