What is neuromuscular efficiency?

According to the National Academy of Sports Medicine, neuromuscular efficiency refers to the ability of the nervous system to properly recruit the correct muscles to produce and reduce force as well as dynamically stabilize the body’s structure in all three planes of motion.

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