Nervous System

The function of the nervous system is control. All motion is influenced by: Intent Past experience Internal feedback (proprioceptors, muscle length, vestibular input) External feedback (cueing, a mirror, heart-rate monitor, etc.). Effect: Motor Unit Recruitment Gama Motor System Activity (Muscle Spindles)

Related Terms

  • muscle activation
  • proprioception
  • vestibular system
  • motor learning
  • neuromuscular junction


  • neural control of movement
  • nervous system and motion
  • neurological influence on motion
  • Nervous System