Wearable embroidered muscle activity sensing device for the human upper leg

  title={Wearable embroidered muscle activity sensing device for the human upper leg},
  author={Roger B. Ribas Manero and Jesse Grewal and Brendan Michael and Ali Shafti and Kaspar Althoefer and J. L. Fern{\'a}ndez and Matthew J. Howard},
  journal={2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
  • R. Manero, J. Grewal, +4 authors M. Howard
  • Published 15 February 2016
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)
Within the last decade, running has become one of the most popular physical activities in the world. Although the benefits of running are numerous, there is a risk of Running Related Injuries (RRIs) of the lower extremities. Electromyography (EMG) techniques have previously been used to study causes of RRIs, but the complexity of this technology limits its use to a laboratory setting. As running is primarily an outdoors activity, this lack of technology acts as a barrier to the study of RRIs in… Expand
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