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myoelectric

The electrical signals within the human body that stimulate the muscles to move. The signal, which is less than one millivolt, has an average frequency of about 100Hz. Myoelectric signals are used to move prosthetic limbs. The faint signals are detected and amplified to control the battery-driven, moving elements of the prosthesis. The word myo comes from the Greek "myos" and means "muscle."
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As well as its lightweight 3D-printed design that weighs less than traditional myoelectric alternatives, the hydraulic prosthetic is body-powered and enables infants to grow accustomed to their "arm" earlier than traditional fittings.
2] Federico Casolo, Simone Cinquemani, Matteo Cocetta, "Functional Design Of A Transmission For A Myoelectric Elbow Prosthesis", Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2008 Vol III, London, U.
Then, we performed the registration of myoelectric activity in the postural condition with the mandibular at rest for 4 s.
The pilot/feasibility study "Measurement of Gastrointestinal Myoelectric Activity in Patients At Risk For or Who Have a Post-Operative Ileus" uses the GutCheck System, comprised of a wireless, wearable, disposable patch and app, to measure the electrical activity from the stomach, small intestine and colon.
2001) Time-frequency parameters of the surface myoelectric signal for assessing muscle fatigue during cyclic dynamic contractions.
It's a circuit board that can process skin-surface myoelectric signals, and it's been shared on the Internet for several years.
Mushtaq, a war-wounded patient at AFIRM, is a triple amputee but is capable of performing various functions with his right myoelectric hand.
However, implanted myoelectric sensors (IMES) inserted in a patient's residual muscle tissue means the prostheses can mimic the natural biological, often subconscious, process of moving lower limbs.
The projects in progress include an Implantable Myoelectric Recording Array for Control of Prostheses that will improve the speed and control of prosthetic arm movement compared to surface arrays; Multisite, Intrafascicular Stimulation for Stance, which is implanted in the peripheral nerves to communicate with nerve fibers and control muscle movement; and Enhancing Neuroprosthesis Performance with Nerve Cuff Electrodes.
These projects address a range of issues such as empowering youth and women in Phnom Penh, Ankara and Rabat, developing myoelectric prosthetic limbs for disabled women and children living in rural areas of Kolkata, tracking crime patterns for a safer culture in Puebla, and generating electricity through solar power in Nairobi.
Fite, "Stair Ascent With a Powered Transfemoral Prosthesis Under Direct Myoelectric Control,"/IEEE/ASME Trans on Mechatronics, vol.