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ThinkMind // HEALTHINFO 2022, The Seventh International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing // View article healthinfo_2022_1_70_80042


Analysis of Upper Limb Contraction Pattern Using Electromyographic Signal During Activities of Daily Living: a Pilot Study

Authors:
Patricia Santos
Inês Garcia
Cláudia Quaresma
Carla Quintão

Keywords: upper limb; electromyography; technology, activities of daily living, biomechanics.

Abstract:
The upper limb is extremely important in the performance of activities of daily living (ADLs), and its function is highly compromised when considering the sequelae of neuromotor diseases. It is essential to obtain more accurate information about the contraction patterns of the upper limb in healthy individuals, for a better understanding and assessment of the movements performed during ADLs in pathological situations, since conventional assessment methods do not provide objective data on the patient's performance. The integration of technological devices in the assessment of the contraction pattern will be an asset in obtaining more accurate information to expand our ability to know, predict and diagnose health conditions. A pilot study was conducted to characterize upper limb neuromotor biosignals during five ADLs in 18 healthy individuals. The BiosignalsPlux device was used to monitor the contraction pattern of the shoulder muscles by means of electromyography (EMG). Thus, the main objective of this article is to describe the results of the application of an experimental protocol to analyze the contraction pattern of six shoulder muscles during ADLs, through the electromyographic signal. Through this study, differences were verified in the patterns of muscle activation amplitude between ADLs directed to the midline, between ADLs directed to the contralateral side, as well as between these two groups of activities.

Pages: 25 to 31

Copyright: Copyright (c) IARIA, 2022

Publication date: October 16, 2022

Published in: conference

ISSN: 2519-8491

ISBN: 978-1-68558-004-9

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Dates: from October 16, 2022 to October 20, 2022

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