DESIGN OF A PORTABLE ELECTROMYOGRAPHY DEVICE FOR BACK HERNIATED PATIENTS

Halil Ibrahim Çakar, Sadık Kara, Onur Toker

Abstract

Up to 80 percent of people are affected by back herniation or another low-back disease in their life. Some studies have proven that there is a significant relation between paraspinal muscles and back herniation. In this study, a portable surface electromyography device was designed for measuring the muscular activity of paraspinal muscles from back herniated patients. The device’s gain value is adjusted to 1000, it includes a band-pass filter and a 50 Hz notch filter to eliminate power source interference noise and other electrically noises. The device designed as an electrically isolated single channel, and it is linked to Matlab software via the serial port of Personal Computer.

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in Harvard Style

Çakar H., Kara S. and Toker O. (2010). DESIGN OF A PORTABLE ELECTROMYOGRAPHY DEVICE FOR BACK HERNIATED PATIENTS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-017-7, pages 94-97. DOI: 10.5220/0002718100940097


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biodevices10,
author={Halil Ibrahim Çakar and Sadık Kara and Onur Toker},
title={DESIGN OF A PORTABLE ELECTROMYOGRAPHY DEVICE FOR BACK HERNIATED PATIENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={94-97},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002718100940097},
isbn={978-989-674-017-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - DESIGN OF A PORTABLE ELECTROMYOGRAPHY DEVICE FOR BACK HERNIATED PATIENTS
SN - 978-989-674-017-7
AU - Çakar H.
AU - Kara S.
AU - Toker O.
PY - 2010
SP - 94
EP - 97
DO - 10.5220/0002718100940097