Impaired Regulation Post-Stroke of Motor Unit Firing Behavior during Volitional Relaxation of Knee Extensor Torque Assessed using High Density Surface EMG Decomposition

Murphy, Spencer ;   Berrios, Reivian ;   Nelson, Andrew ;   Negro, Francesco ;   Farina, Dario ;   Schmit, Brian ;   Hyngstrom, Allison

Tags Rehabilitation – StrokeRehabilitationNeurological disorders

The purpose of this study was to use high density surface EMG recordings to quantify stroke-related abnormalities in motor unit firing…

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Sparse Source Separation of High-Density Intramuscular EMG Signals

Negro, Francesco ;   Muceli, Silvia ;   Lin, Chuang ;   Farina, Dario

Tags Blind source separationSignal processing in physiological systems

The automatic decomposition of multi-channel EMG signals can be efficiently addressed using blind source separation methods. However,…

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Theoretical Model and Experimental Validation of the Estimated Proportions of Common and Independent Input to Motor Neurons

Castronovo, Anna Margherita ;   Negro, Francesco ;   Farina, Dario

Tags Motor learning, neural control, and neuromuscular systems

Motor neurons in the spinal cord receive synaptic input that comprises common and independent components. The part of synaptic input that…

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