Electromyography: New Developments, Procedures and Applications


Hiroki Takada (Editor)
Graduate School of Engineering, University of Fukui, Japan

Series: Neuroscience Research Progress, Muscular System – Anatomy, Functions and Injuries
BISAC: MED057000

Italian physician L. Galvani demonstrated the relationship between electricity and muscle contraction that occurs in the electric fluid carried to the muscles by the nerves. He coined the term animal electricity to describe the muscle-activating force. One hundred and fifty years after he determined that muscle activation is generated by an electric fluid carried by the nerves, mathematician N. Wiener studied an artificial hand controlled by an electrical current produced in the muscles. This book discusses new developments, procedures and applications of electromyography. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface (Hiroki Takada)

Chapter 1. Surface Electromyography and its use in clinical applications
(Usha Kuruganti and Victoria Chester)

Chapter 2. Clinical trials with surface electromyography
(Sande Laps)

Chapter 3. Bite force, masticatory performance in compete denture wearer- a review
(Balendra Pratap Singh)

Chapter 4. Sensor output signal evaluation system for biofeedback training and its application
(Tomoki Shiozawa)

Chapter 5. Surface electromyographic amplitude normalization methods: A review
(Andreia S. P. Sousa)

Chapter 6. Facial Electromyography as a Measure of Effort during Physical and Mental Tasks
(Helma M. de Morree)

Chapter 7. Analysis of facial expressions for mimetic muscles by using Electromyogram – Electromyogram analysis of facial muscle during tuning of expression
(Yasuhiro Ogoshi)

Chapter 8. Simultaneous measurement of Electromyogram and near infrared spectroscopy during the mastication
(Yasuyuki, Matsuura)

Chapter 9. Visualizing EMG and heart rate synchronized with human motion based on 3DCG
(Tsuyoshi Matsukawa)

Chapter 10. Effects of walking speeds and normalization methods on the muscular activity of the paretic lower limb in stroke subjects
(Luci Fuscaldi Teixeira-Salmela)

Chapter 11. Two types of skeletal muscle: power type and speed type
(Koushin Mihasi)


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