Common synaptic input, synergies, and size principle: Control of spinal motor neurons for movement generation.

  title={Common synaptic input, synergies, and size principle: Control of spinal motor neurons for movement generation.},
  author={François Hug and Simon Avrillon and Jaime Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Dario Farina},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
Understanding how movement is controlled by the central nervous system remains a major challenge, with ongoing debate about basic features underlying this control. In current established views, the concepts of motor neuron recruitment order, common synaptic input to motor neurons, muscle synergies, are usually addressed separately and therefore seen as independent features of motor control. In this review, we analyze the body of literature in a broader perspective and we identify a unified… 
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