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H36 Muscular Biofeedback


Biofeedback is a form of self-regulation in which an individual is provided information in the form of sensory feedback about a biological condition or function in order to gain control over that biological function.

Experimental Objectives

  1. To measure changes in EMG with maximal contraction, as compared to baseline, incorporating different combinations of visual and auditory feedback.
  2. To design experiments by selecting different types of muscles and variations of contractions/activities relating to biofeedback that the subject will perform.

Tasks Performed by the Student

May vary, but in example experiment, Subject will:


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Student Prep & Distance Learning

Click the link(s) below for sample data and/or lesson procedure video(s), BSL PRO Lesson procedures (PDF) for human lessons*, and graph template files (*.gtl) for BSL PRO Lessons. If more than one .gtl is available, download the .gtl with the _suffix to match BSL version and hardware.

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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SS2LB Lead set, shielded, BSL Add to Cart
EL503 Disp. Gen-purp electrode 100/pk Add to Cart
GEL1 Electrode gel 50 g Add to Cart
ELPAD Abrasive Pads 10/pk Add to Cart
OUT1A Headphones to MP36/MP36R output port Add to Cart
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