Education and Applications

General applications

See the dissemination tutorials "Space, sport, ergonomics and sphincters" published by the EU magazine "Science, Technology and Innovation Projects" and "What is sEMG?" on this website.

Neurophysiology and Movement Sciences

Investigations of the neuromuscular and motor control systems
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Rehabilitation Engineering

Techniques, instrumentation, models. Assessment of effectiveness of treatments.
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Open access material in the field of physiotherapy education:

Merletti R, Temporiti F, Gatti R, Gupta S, Sandrini G, Serrao M.
Translation of surface electromyography to clinical and motor rehabilitation applications: The need for new clinical figures. Translational Neuroscience, 2023;14(1): 20220279. Open access.

Campanini, I., Merlo, A., Disselhorst-Klug, C., Mesin, L., Muceli, S., Merletti, R.
Fundamental concepts of bipolar and high-density surface EMG understanding and teaching for clinical, occupational and sport applications: origin, detection, and main errors. Sensors (Basel) 2022;22(11):4150. doi: 10.3390/s22114150. Open access.

Scano, A., Guanziroli, E., Brambilla, C., Amendola, C., Pirovano, I., Gasperini, G., Molteni, F., Spinelli, L., Molinari Tosatti, L., Rizzo, G., et al.
A Narrative Review on Multi-Domain Instrumental Approaches to Evaluate Neuromotor Function in Rehabilitation. Healthcare, 2023; 11, 2282. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11162282. Open access.

Fontiers Editorial Project and Open e-book :
Surface Electromyography: Barriers Limiting Widespread use of sEMG in Clinical Assessment and Neurorehabilitation Open access.

Fontiers Editorial Project and Open e-book :
Electromyography (EMG) Techniques for the Assessment and Rehabilitation of Motor Impairment Following Stroke. Open access.

Fontiers Editorial Project and Open e-book :
Pursuing quality education in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Open access.

Frontiers Editorial Project:
Surface EMG and other measurement techniques in rehabilitation research and practice: are new educational programs needed? Open access. Call for papers is open.

See "Resources" in for Tutorials and Consensus Papers (CEDE project).

Occupational and Performing Arts Medicine

Ergonomics and assessment of posture. Prevention of occupational pathologies. Studies on musicians.
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Sport Medicine

Training techniques. Assessment of performance and treatments.
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Obstetrics and prevention of child-delivery lesions

Pelvic floor muscles. Prevention of pathologies associated to episiotomy.
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Biofeedback techniques

Rehabilitation games. (Re-)Learning motor control by means of neuromuscular biofeedback techniques.
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Space Medicine

Effects of microgravity on the neuromuscular system. Design and assessment of countermeasures.