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
Linda Resnik23
Estimated H-index: 23
(Brown University),
He Huang23
Estimated H-index: 23
(UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
+ 3 AuthorsNancy Wolk1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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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