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Table 1 The concepts of Kinaesthetics

From: Studying feasibility and effects of a two-stage nursing staff training in residential geriatric care using a 30 month mixed-methods design [ISRCTN24344776]

Main concepts Sub-themes
1 Interaction Senses (visual, auditory, taste, smell, tactile, kinaesthetic)
  Movement elements (time, effort, space)
  Types of interaction (mutual, serial, unilateral)
2 Functional anatomy Bones and muscles
  Masses and spaces
  Orientation to one's own body
3 Human movement Postural and transport movement
  Parallel and spiral movement patterns
4 Effort Pulling and pushing
5 Human functions Simple human functions (positions)
  Complex human functions (locomotion and movement in place)
6 Environment Movement supporting and restricting environment