The Size Principle: Still Working After All These Years
Orderly recruitment of motor units is viewed by many as a fundamental motor control strategy. The size principle is an idea that attempts to explain how orderly recruitment operates. Does the size principle work? We summarize how the size principle came about, consider its mechanisms, and probe its limits.
Cope, T. C.,
& Pinter, M. J.
(1995). The Size Principle: Still Working After All These Years. Physiology, 10 (6), 280-286.