proprioceptors are essential for movement coordination...
Throughout the whole body are sensory nerves with receptors which record muscolar tension , pull on tendons, joint compression and the position of the head in relation to gravity.
These nerves are referred as proprioceptors (“self-receivers”) and are essential for movement coordination and thus transform a stimulus from the external environment into a nerve impulse to be conducted to a region of the spinal chord or brain in order to be translated intosensation/movement.
The Rolfer leads the client´s awareness to contracted areas of the body in order to provide easierperception, better coordination with the rest of the physiological structure, economy and efficiencyin performance.
A highly developed kinestetic sense is demanded for an efficient tennis serve or for surgeon´s and musician´s sophisticated micromotricity while in execution.