biosignalEMG-package: Tools for Electromyogram Signals (EMG) Analysis

Description Details Author(s) References Examples

Description

Data processing tools to compute the rectified, integrated and the averaged EMG. Routines for automatic detection of activation phases. A routine to compute and plot the ensemble average of the EMG. An EMG signal simulator for general purposes.

Details

Package: biosignalEMG
Type: Package
Version: 2.0.1
Date: 2015-03-14
License: GPL (>= 2)

Standard processing tools (rectification, integration, average, ensemble-average, onset/offset detection) of raw data of an EMG signal.

Author(s)

J.A. Guerrero, J.E. Macias-Diaz

Maintainer: J.A. Guerrero <[email protected]>

References

Konrad P. (2005) The ABC of EMG: A Practical Introduction to Kinesiological Electromyography. Version 1.0, Noraxon INC. USA

Winter D.A., Rau G., Kadefors R., Broman H., Deluca C.J. (1980) Units, Terms, and Sandards in the Reporting of EMG Research: A Report by the AdHoc Committee of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology.

Guerrero J.A., Macias-Diaz J.E. (2014) A computational method for the detection of activation/deactivation patterns in biological signals with three levels of electric intensity. Math. Biosci. 248, 117–127.

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# change graphical parameters to show multiple plots
op <- par(mfrow = c(2, 2))

# Simulate 5 seconds of an EMG
emgx <- syntheticemg(n.length.out = 5000, on.sd = 1, on.duration.mean = 350, 
    on.duration.sd = 10, off.sd = 0.05, off.duration.mean = 300, off.duration.sd = 20, 
    on.mode.pos = 0.75, shape.factor = 0.5, samplingrate = 1000, units = "mV", 
    data.name = "Synthetic EMG")
plot(emgx, main = "Synthetic EMG")

# Full-wave rectified EMG
emgr <- rectification(emgx, rtype = "fullwave")
plot(emgr, main = "Rectified EMG")

# Integration of the full-wave rectified EMG with reset points every
# 200 samples
emgi <- integration(emgr, reset = TRUE, reset.criteria = "samples", vreset = 200)
plot(emgi, main = "Integrated EMG")

# MA-envelope
emgma <- envelope(emgx, method = "MA", wsize = 60)
# Ensemble-averaged EMG
ea <- eaemg(emgma, runs = emgx$on.off, what = 1, timenormalization = "mean", 
    scalem = 1, empirical = TRUE, level = 0.9)
plot(ea, lwd = 2, main = "Ensemble-averaged EMG")

# reset graphical parameters
par(op)

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