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IEEE Press, J. Wiley, 2016

Table of Contents

  1. PHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCLE ACTIVATION AND FORCE GENERATION R. Enoka, J Duchateau
  2. BIOPHYSICS OF THE GENERATION OF EMG SIGNALS AND FORCE D. Stegeman, D. Farina R. Merletti
  3. DETECTION AND CONDITIONING OF THE SURFACE EMG SIGNAL A. Botter, U. Barone, R.Merletti
  4. SINGLE CHANNEL TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION EXTRACTION FROM THE SURFACE EMG SIGNAL E Clancy, F. Negro, D. Farina
  5. TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION EXTRACTION FROM THE SURFACE EMG SIGNAL: HIGH DENSITY SURFACE EMG R. Merletti, T. Vieira, D. Farina
  6. MUSCLE COORDINATION, MOTOR SYNERGIES AND PRIMITIVES FROM SURFACE EMG F.Lacquaniti, Y.Ivanenko, F. d'Avella
  7. SURFACE EMG DECOMPOSITION A. Holobar, D. Zazula
  8. EMG MODELING AND SIMULATION M. Lowery
  9. EMG-DRIVEN MODELING FOR SIMULATING THE HUMAN MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM M. Sartori, D. Lloyd, T. Besier, J. Fernabdez, D. Farina,
  10. MYOELECTRIC MANIFESTATIONS OF MUSCLE FATIGUE IN VOLUNTARY AND ELECTRICALLY ELICITED CONTRACTIONS R. Merletti B. Afsharipour, J. Dideriksen, D. Farina
  11. EMG OF ELECTRICALLY STIMULATED MUSCLES A. Botter, R. Merletti
  12. SURFACE EMG APPLICATIONS IN NEUROPHYSIOLOGY J. Duchateau , S. Baudry, M. Minetto
  13. APPLICATIONS IN ERGONOMICS M. Gazzoni, B. Afsharipour, R. Merletti
  14. APPLICATIONS IN PROCTOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS R. Merletti
  15. EMG IN POSTURE ANALYSIS T. Vieira, D. Farina I. Loram
  16. EMG IN MOVEMENT AND GAIT ANALYSIS A. Merlo, I. Campanini
  17. APPLICATIONS IN PHYSICAL TERAPY D. Falla
  18. SURFACE EMG IN BIOFEEDBACK A. Gallina, M. Gazzoni, D. Falla, R. Merletti
  19. EMG IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AND SPORTS A. Rainoldi, T. Moritani, G. Boccia
  20. SURFACE EMG FOR MAN-MACHINE INTERFACING IN REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGIES D. Farina, M. Sartori

Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2016

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010


Springer Verlag 2012

A book aimed to physical therapists.

Foreword by Gwendolin Jull.

Part I: Understanding surface EMG.
  1. Introduction and applications of surface EMG
  2. Basic concepts concerning fields and potential distributions of stationary and moving point sources.
  3. Generation, propagation and extinction of single fiber and motor unit action potentials
  4. EMG imaging: geometry and anatomy of the electrode-muscle system
  5. Features of the single channel sEMG signal
  6. Features of the two-dimensional sEMG signal: EMG feature imaging
  7. Applications of surface EMG in dynamic conditions, ergonomics sports and obstetrics
Part II: Atlas of muscle innervation zones
  1. Trunk, 14 muscles
  2. Upper limb, 16 muscles
  3. Lower limb, 13 muscles

Human Kinetics, 2010 www.humankinetics.com

Essentials of Electromyography

Gary Kamen, David A. Gabriel

  1. Chapter 1. Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle Bioelectric Signals
    1. Anatomical Features of Muscle
    2. Physiology of the Muscle Fiber
    3. Motor Unit Features
    4. Techniques for Modulating Muscular Force
    5. Other Physiological Influences on the Electromyogram
    6. For Further Reading
  2. Chapter 2. Bioelectricity
    1. Forces in Electricity
    2. Essentials of Electric Circuits
    3. Essentials of Alternating Current
    4. For Further Reading
  3. Chapter 3. EMG Instrumentation
    1. Electrodes
    2. Electrode Configuration
    3. Amplifier Characteristics
    4. Grounding
    5. Computer Interfacing
    6. For Further Reading
  4. Chapter 4. EMG Signal Processing
    1. Amplitude
    2. Cross-Correlation Function
    3. Frequency
    4. Data Window Length
    5. Noise Contamination
    6. Basic Concepts of Digital Filtering
    7. For Further Reading
  5. Chapter 5. EMG–Force and EMG–Fatigue Relationships
    1. Relationships Between Muscular Force and EMG
    2. EMG Analysis During Fatiguing Contractions
    3. Advanced EMG Issues During Fatiguing Contractions
    4. For Further Reading
  6. Chapter 6. Other EMG Applications
    1. EMG and Gait
    2. EMG Activation Timing
    3. Evoked Potentials
    4. Ballistic Movements
    5. For Further Reading
  7. Appendix 2.1 Calculation of Electric Fields
  8. Appendix 2.2 Calculating the Electric Potential at a Point
  9. Appendix 2.3 Electric Circuits
  10. Appendix 2.4 Charging a Capacitor Through a Resistor
  11. Appendix 2.5 The Muscle Fiber as an RC Circuit
  12. Appendix 3.1 Muscle–Tendon End Effects
  13. Appendix 4.1 EMG Area and Slope Measurement
  14. Appendix 4.2 Cross-Correlation Function
  15. Appendix 4.3 Calculating Fourier Coefficients

IEEE Press, J. Wiley, 2004

Table of contents

  1. BASIC PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOPHYSICS OF EMG SIGNAL GENERATION T. Moritani, D. Stegeman, R. Merletti
  2. NEEDLE AND WIRE DETECTION TECHNIQUES J. V. Trontelj, J. Jabre, M. Mihelin
  3. DECOMPOSITION OF INTRAMUSCULAR EMG SIGNALS D. W. Stashuk, D. Farina, K. Søgaard
  4. BIOPHYSICS OF THE GENERATION OF EMG SIGNALS D. Farina, R. Merletti, D. F. Stegeman
  5. DETECTION AND CONDITIONING OF THE SURFACE EMG SIGNAL R. Merletti, H. Hermens
  6. SINGLE-CHANNEL TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION EXTRACTION FROM THE SURFACE EMG SIGNAL E. A. Clancy, D. Farina, G. Filligoi
  7. MULTI-CHANNEL TECHNIQUES FOR INFORMATION EXTRACTION FROM THE SURFACE EMG D. Farina, R. Merletti, C. Disselhorst-Klug
  8. EMG MODELING AND SIMULATION D. F. Stegeman, R. Merletti, H. J. Hermens
  9. MYOELECTRIC MANIFESTATIONS OF MUSCLE FATIGUE R. Merletti, A. Rainoldi, D. Farina
  10. ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES D. Zazula, S. Karlsson, C. Doncarli
  11. SURFACE MECHANOMYOGRAM C. Orizio
  12. SURFACE EMG APPLICATIONS IN NEUROLOGY M. J. Zwarts, D. F. Stegeman, J. G. van Dijk
  13. APPLICATIONS IN ERGONOMICS G. M. Hägg, B. Melin, R. Kadefors
  14. APPLICATIONS IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY F. Felici
  15. APPLICATIONS IN MOVEMENT AND GAIT ANALYSIS C. Frigo, R. Shiavi
  16. APPLICATIONS IN REHABILITATION MEDICINE AND RELATED FIELDS A. Rainoldi, R. Casale, P. Hodges, G. Jull
  17. BIOFEEDBACK APPLICATIONS J. R. Cram
  18. CONTROL OF POWERED UPPER LIMB PROSTHESES P. A. Parker, K. B. Englehart, B. S. Hudgins

Proceedings of the conclusive Symposium of the EU Project “Neuromuscular Assessment in the Elderly Worker (NEW) ” 2004.

Section 1: Epidemiology

Section 2: Information extraction from EMG and MMG.

Section 3: Advanced techniques for neuromuscular clinical assessment.

Section 4: Applications in biofeed-back, rehabilitation and sport medicine.

Proceedings of the Symposia of the EU Project “Prevention of muscle disorders in the operation of computer input devices (PROCID)”, 1999 and 2001.

Roessing Research and Development, Enschede, The Netherlands, 1999. www.seniam.org

Table of Contents

  1. The Seniam Project B. Freriks, H Hermens
  2. Recommendations for sensors and sensor placement procedures for surface electromyography B. Freriks, H Hermens, C. Disselhorst-Klug, G. Rau
  3. EU Recommendations for signal processing methods for surface EMG R. Merletti, D. Farina, H. Hermens, B. Freriks, J Harlaar
  4. The SENIAM models for surface EMG J. Blok, D. Stegeman, B. Freriks, H Hermens
  5. Guidelines for reporting surface EMG data R. Merletti, W. Wallinga, H. Hermens, B. Freriks
  6. The SENIAM CD-rom B. Freriks
  7. Overview of SENIAM papers and publications

The book reports the results of the European Concerted Action “Surface Electromyography for Non Invasive Assessment of Muscles (SENIAM)”. This book has been a reference guide for many years. Both the book and the “Recommendations” are being up-dated or modified by many recent publications. This book has been translated in Italian. See also www.seniam.org.

Italian translation of the “European Recommendations for Surface Electromyography”, Edizioni Coop. Libraria Universitaria. Torino (CLUT), Italy, 2000.

Accompanying book edited by R. Merletti. Contributors: R. Casale, D. Farina, M. Gazzoni, R. Merletti, A. Merlo, M. Nazzaro, P. Parker, A. Rainoldi, M.P. Schieroni, Edizioni Coop. Libraria Universitaria. Torino (CLUT), Italy, 2000.

Aspen Publishers, 1998

Aspen Publishers, 1998

Fifth edition, 1985

“Muscle Alive” is the first and still fundamental book in electro-myography (needle and surface) for physical therapists and movement scientists.

The First Edition was authored by Prof. J. Basmajian (MD) and published in 1962.

The Fifth Edition was authored by Prof. J. Basmajian (MD) and Prof C. J. De Luca (PhD in Anatomy and Electrical Engineering) in 1985.

J. Basmajian and C. J. De Luca have been the pioneers of the field.

Books on related topics

IEEE Press, J. Wiley, 2013

Part 1. Injuries of the nervous systemc (3 contributions)

Part 2. Signal detection and conditioning (Eight contributions)

Part 3. Function replacement (Prostheses and orthosis) (Six contributions)

Part 4. Function restoration (Five contributions)

Part 5. Rehabilitation through neuromodulation (Six contributions)

Edizioni Minerva Medica Torino, 2006
Editors: A. Rainoldi, M. A. Minetto, R. Merletti
Fifteen contributions by 29 International scientists

  1. Part 1. Skeletal muscle
    Five contributions
  2. Part 2. Biomechanics
    Three contributions
  3. Part 3. Technology
    Three contributions
  4. Part 4. Electrical Stimulation in Sports
    Four contributions