An automatic method for scoring leg movements in polygraphic sleep recordings and its validity in comparison to visual scoring.

@article{Wetter2004AnAM,
  title={An automatic method for scoring leg movements in polygraphic sleep recordings and its validity in comparison to visual scoring.},
  author={Thomas C. Wetter and Gerhard Dirlich and Jonathan Streit and Claudia Trenkwalder and Andreas Schuld and Thomas Pollm{\"a}cher},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={324-8}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES The study presents an automatic method for scoring leg movements in polysomnographic recordings and describes an empirical investigation of its validity. DESIGN Leg movements measured by means of the surface electromyogram activation of the right and left tibialis anterior muscle contained in 24 digitally recorded all-night polysomnograms were analyzed visually according to the American Sleep Disorders Association guidelines by 2 experienced raters and automatically scored… CONTINUE READING

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