Evaluation of EMG pattern recognition for upper limb prosthesis control: a case study in comparison with direct myoelectric control
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation3.582
· DOI :10.1186/s12984-018-0361-3
Background Although electromyogram (EMG) pattern recognition (PR) for multifunctional upper limb prosthesis control has been reported for decades, the clinical benefits have rarely been examined. The study purposes were to: 1) compare self-report and performance outcomes of a transradial amputee immediately after training and one week after training of direct myoelectric control and EMG pattern recognition (PR) for a two-degree-of-freedom (DOF) prosthesis, and 2) examine the change in outcomes one week after pattern recognition training and the rate of skill acquisition in two subjects with transradial amputations.
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