Study of the electrical activity of muscles : Masseter , temporal and supra-hyoid during swallowing


Objective: To characterize the electrical activity of the muscles: temporal (anterior portion), masseter and suprahyoid muscles during swallowing and to analyze the difference between the sexes. Methods: 61 electromyographic examinations were performed. Among the exams evaluated, 40 individuals (65.6%) were female and 21 (34.4%) were male. The mean age of… (More)

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