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  • Re: Indices of co-contraction using EMG

    See ref: Thunnissen, J. (1993): Muscle Force Prediction. Ph.D. Thesis Uni.
    of Twente, The Netherlands.


    On Fri, 15 Aug 1997, Peter F. Vint wrote:

    > I have been asked to assist a colleague in quantifying the degree of
    > agonist/antagonist co-contraction during walking gait using surface EMG.
    > In a quick review of the relevant literature, I have encountered a number
    > of different techniques for quantifying such indices of co-contraction. I
    > have two questions for members who may have greater experience in such
    > matters:
    >
    > 1) Which indices have been found to be most useful and/or most meaningful?
    > Please include references to the published literature if available.
    >
    > 2) Since any index of co-contraction will involve EMG signals from at least
    > two muscles, does normalization of the EMG magnitude present a special
    > problem? If so, which normalization techniques have been found to be most
    > effective in minimizing this problem?
    >
    > As always, I will post a summary of the replies. Thanks in advance
    >
    > Peter
    > _______________________________________
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    >
    >
    > _______________________________________
    > Peter F. Vint, Ph.D.
    > 237 K HHP Building
    > Department of Exercise and Sport Science
    > University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    > Greensboro, NC 27455
    > e-mail: pfvint@homans.uncg.edu
    > phone: (910) 334-3274
    > fax: (910) 334-3238
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