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H07 EMG

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This PRO Lesson explains how to prepare an active learning lesson on human skeletal EMG.

Experimental Objectives

  1. To investigate the electrical activity of different muscles as they contract with varying degrees of force.
  2. To design experiments by selecting muscles to record EMGs from and creating activities those muscles will perform.

Tasks Performed by the Student

Subject will contract and hold a designated muscle for 2 seconds about every 5 sec.

Videos

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Student Prep & Distance Learning

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Lesson Hardware

This lesson requires a Biopac Student Lab (BSL) System and the following hardware. If your BSL System does not include all hardware items, expand your system by selecting required items below. For more details, review the Lesson: L# BSL Lessons - see the Lab Manual or launch BSL; A# and H# BSL PRO Lessons, click the PDF link above to review full setup, recording, and analysis procedures.

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