Applied Electromyography

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					             Applied Electromyography & Motor Dysfunction

                                動作障礙與肌電生理
                                  Spring Semester, 2007
                                                                  Dr. Ing-Shiou Hwang
Phone number: Ext. 5932
Class: W1, 3:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
Office hour: W1, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. or by appointment
Email: ishwang@mail.ncku.edu.tw


Course Objectives
   1. Introduce motor unit action potential and characteristics of myosignals
   2. Introduce instrumentation and basic signal processing techniques for EMG
       3.   Introduce applications of EMG to the field of neuromuscular control
       4.   Understand movement pathophysiology in the context of EMG
Grading
    50 % midterms, 40 % final report, 10 % home work
Course Contents
   Date                               Topics                        Teachers      P.S.
2.26        W1   Introduction                                      Dr.黃英修
 3.5        W1   Topic 1: Physiology of EMG                        Dr.黃英修
3.12        W1   Topic 2: EMG instrumentation                      Dr.黃英修
3.19        W1   Topic 3: Signal processing for surface EMG        Dr.黃英修
3.26        W1   Topic 4: Multi-electrode surface EMG              Dr.黃英修 Hw day
 4.2        W1    Holiday
 4.9        W1   Topic 5: EMG & neuromechanics                     Dr.黃英修
4.16        W1   Topic 6: EMG & aged motor units                   Dr.黃英修
4.23        W1   Topic 7: EMG & neuromuscular fatigue              Dr.黃英修 HW Due
4.30        W1   Topic 8: EMG & late responses                     Dr.黃英修
 5.7        W1   Topic 9: EMG & gait                               Dr.黃英修
5.14        W1    Take-home Midterms
5.21        W1   Topic 10: EMG & tremor for PD                     Dr.黃英修
5.28        W1   Topic 11: EMG & atypical activation for CVA       Dr.黃英修
 6.4        W1   Topic 12: EMG & muscle atrophy for SCI            Dr.黃英修
6.11        W1    Student presentation (I)                         Dr.黃英修
6.18        W1    Student presentation (II)                        Dr.黃英修
6.25        W1    Student presentation (III)                       Dr.黃英修
Suggest readings:
    1. Cram JR, Kasman GS, Holtz J. (1998). Introduction to surface
         electromyography. Aspen publication, Maryland.
    2. Basmajian JV, De Luca CJ. (1985). Muscle alive: Their functions revealed
         by electromyography. 5th ed., William & Wilkins.
    3. Desmedt JE (1989). Computer-aided electromyography and expert systems
         Amsterdam, Elsevier.
    4. Daube JR (1996). Clinical neurophysiology. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis.
    5.   Several recent articles (2002~2007) will be included in each topic of the
         course


Preparation for final reports:
    1. Hand in your written report (hard copy or electronic version) on June 26,
         2007
    2.   Formats of written report
          Topics related to EMG and its clinical or physiological application
          Language: Chinese or English
             At least 8 full pages excluding figures, tables and cited references
             Double spaces
             Font size = 12 , Chinese fonts: 標楷體 English fonts: Time New
              Roman
             Number each page with proper citation and references
             Cover page should include: Title, Name, and Date of presentation