Chapter 7. Kinaesthesia

  1. C. U. M. Smith

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch7

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

How to Cite

Smith, C. U. M. (2009) Kinaesthesia, in Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch7

Author Information

  1. Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518625

Online ISBN: 9780470694374

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Keywords:

  • kinaesthesia;
  • kinaesthetic mechanisms;
  • stretch receptors;
  • insect sensilla;
  • hair sensilla;
  • mechanosensitive sensilla;
  • chordotonal organs;
  • Golgi tendon organs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Kinaesthetic Mechanisms in Arthropods

  • Kinaesthetic Mechanisms in Mammals

  • Concluding Remarks