Basic reporting and interpretation of surface EMG amplitude and mean power frequency: a reply to Vitgotsky, Ogborn, and Phillips

Nathaniel D.M. Jenkins, Terry J. Housh, Haley C. Bergstrom, Kristen C. Cochrane, Ethan C. Hill, Cory M. Smith, Glen O. Johnson, Richard J. Schmidt, Joel T. Cramer

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Abstract

In this response, we addressed the specific issues raised by Vigotsky et al. and clarified (1) our methods and adherence to electromyographic signal reporting standards, (2) our interpretation of EMG amplitude, and (3) our interpretation of EMG mean power frequency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-661
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology
Volume116
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

Keywords

  • Electromyography
  • Motor unit recruitment
  • Muscle fatigue
  • Resistance exercise

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Physiology (medical)

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Jenkins, N. D. M., Housh, T. J., Bergstrom, H. C., Cochrane, K. C., Hill, E. C., Smith, C. M., Johnson, G. O., Schmidt, R. J., & Cramer, J. T. (2016). Basic reporting and interpretation of surface EMG amplitude and mean power frequency: a reply to Vitgotsky, Ogborn, and Phillips. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(3), 659-661. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-015-3315-5