EMG Analysis for Basic Self-defense Techniques

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 465)


Electromyography (EMG) is an electro diagnostic medicine method used for measuring an electrical activity of skeletal muscles and nerves that control muscles. Beside the medicine, EMG is also used for measuring a local muscle load and for the purpose of this research EMG was used for determination of utilization of individual great muscles in self-defense techniques. The aim was obtaining new inputs for artificial neural networks. Simultaneously this research proceeds on previous project and researches.


Self-defense EMG Striking techniques 



This work was supported by by Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University in Zlin under the project No. IGA/CebiaTech/2016/006.Further this work was supported by financial support of research project NPU I No. MSMT-7778/2014 by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic and also by the European Regional Development Fund under the Project CEBIA-Tech No. CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Applied Informatics, Department of Security EngineeringTomas Bata University in ZlinZlinCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Applied Informatics, Department of Informatics and Artificial IntelligenceTomas Bata University in ZlinZlinCzech Republic

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