Motor control during sleep and wakefulness: clarifying controversies and resolving paradoxes.

@article{Chase2013MotorCD,
  title={Motor control during sleep and wakefulness: clarifying controversies and resolving paradoxes.},
  author={Michael H. Chase},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={299-312}
}
Data accumulated during the last 40 years, since the discovery that there is a loss of muscle tone during REM sleep, have delineated many of the neurotransmitter systems, synaptic mechanisms and neuronal circuitries involved in the control of somatic motoneurons during sleep and waking states. Nevertheless, there are still a number of extant controversies as well as paradoxical and conflicting data. For example, the paradoxical modulation of motor activity that occurs in individuals with… CONTINUE READING