Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 627–630 | Cite as

Real-time measurement of muscle fatigue related changes in surface EMG

  • C. G. S. Kramer
  • T. Hagg
  • B. Kemp
Physiological Measurement


A muscle fatigue indicating parameter is proposed, which can be computed from the surface EMG in real time by a simple analogue device. It is compared with the well known offline algorithms that are currently in use. It is fairly robust and a relatively good indicator.


Fatigue Real time Signal analysis Surface EMG 


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© IFMBE 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. G. S. Kramer
    • 1
  • T. Hagg
    • 1
  • B. Kemp
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurophysiologyUniversity Hospital LeidenLeidenThe Netherlands

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