What is the motor unit recruitment sequence?

Updated: Oct 16, 2019
  • Author: Friedhelm Sandbrink, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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The recruitment sequence is thought to begin with type I motor units analogous to type S units, to progress to type II units that first include type FR (type IIa), and to end with units analogous to type FF (type IIb), which are active only at relatively high force output.


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