Sensory Glove and Surface EMG with Suitable Conditioning Electronics for Extended Monitoring and Functional Hand Assessment

Giovanni Saggio, Giancarlo Orengo, Alberto Leggieri

Abstract

We propose and evaluate a new method for measuring and discriminating among flexion, extension, abduction and adduction movements of hand fingers. In particular, flex sensors allowed registering flexion-extension movements, whereas data from multi-channel surface electromyography (sEMG) electrodes allowed discriminating adduction-abduction movements of thumb, index and middle fingers. An electronic interface was designed to acquire and pre-process signals feeding a Personal Computer (PC), running indigenously made routines for data recording, visualization and storing. A novel test for repeatability and reproducibility was also proposed and successfully adopted.

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in Harvard Style

Saggio G., Orengo G. and Leggieri A. (2016). Sensory Glove and Surface EMG with Suitable Conditioning Electronics for Extended Monitoring and Functional Hand Assessment . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 4: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 206-213. DOI: 10.5220/0005704702060213


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biosignals16,
author={Giovanni Saggio and Giancarlo Orengo and Alberto Leggieri},
title={Sensory Glove and Surface EMG with Suitable Conditioning Electronics for Extended Monitoring and Functional Hand Assessment},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 4: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={206-213},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005704702060213},
isbn={978-989-758-170-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 4: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - Sensory Glove and Surface EMG with Suitable Conditioning Electronics for Extended Monitoring and Functional Hand Assessment
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Saggio G.
AU - Orengo G.
AU - Leggieri A.
PY - 2016
SP - 206
EP - 213
DO - 10.5220/0005704702060213