Effective Force Control with a Myoelectric Interface based on Muscle Synergies

Berger, Denise J ;   d'Avella, Andrea

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsHuman performance - Sensory-motorMotor neuroprostheses

Effective direct control of a multi-DOF robot arm or prosthetic limb with a myoelectric interface is challenging because of the noisiness of...

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Exploring the Mechanisms of Motor Learning using Myoelectric-Computer Interfaces

Jackson, Andrew ;   Schofield, Claire Francis ;   Nazarpour, Kianoush

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsNeuromuscular systems - Learning and adaptionHuman performance - Sensory-motor

Myoelectric interfaces offer a unique experimental tool to study motor learning. Control strategies reveal both intrinsic and extrinsic...

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Facial sEMG Interfaces for Communication Access

Stepp, Cara

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsRehabilitation - Speech & languageHuman performance - Speech

Surface electromyography (sEMG) from facial musculature is a viable control signal for communication, even in a large fraction of individuals...

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Mechanisms of EMG Biofeedback for Neuro-Rehabilitation

Sanger, Terence David

Tags Neural interfaces - Bioelectric sensorsSensory neuroprostheses - SomatosensoryRehabilitation - Wearable systems

I investigate the theoretical mechanisms by which tactile biofeedback of electromyographic activity may have beneficial effects for children...

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Using a Myoelectric Computer Interface as a Treatment for Motor Impairment after Stroke

Mugler, Emily ;   Lindberg, Eric W ;   Slutzky, Marc

Tags Neuromuscular systems - EMG processing and applicationsRehabilitation - StrokeNeural interfaces - Bioelectric sensors

We have developed a myoelectric computer interface training paradigm to reduce abnormal co-activation after stroke. We present interim...

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