Electrical Stimulation: Safety First

Thursday, May 23, 2024

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This presentation focusses on electrical stimulation with a special emphasis on safety. Our experts discuss the principles of electrical stimulation and the differences between constant current and constant voltage techniques. We identify the best practices for providing safe stimulation and shows how to avoid potentially hazardous situations. BIOPAC presents live demonstrations of the different types of stimulation that can be delivered and controlled by BIOPAC’s AcqKnowledge software. Demonstrations will cover everything from hardware, participant, and AcqKnowledge software setup. We also recommend the best configurations for safety and experimenter feedback.

What We Will Go Over:

  • Understanding Electrical Stimulation
    • The basics: What exactly is electrical stimulation? How does it work?
    • Key terms, principles, and theories
  • Constant Current vs. Constant Voltage: Unraveling the Mystery
  • Safety First: Best Practices for Effective Stimulation
    • Identify potential pitfalls and share expert tips for providing safe and effective electrical stimulation.
  • Live Demos: BIOPAC’s AcqKnowledge Software in Action

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BIOPAC CEOFrazer Findlay – CEO of BIOPAC

Frazer Findlay has more than 25 years of experience in life science data acquisition and analysis. Frazer is a well-regarded expert in the physiology monitoring industry and has facilitated workshops in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He is familiar with a variety of software, equipment, and laboratory protocols for a wide array of signals and measurements. Frazer joined BIOPAC in 1996 as the Domestic Sales Manager and became CEO in 2008. He continues to develop and grow the business while also working with physiology measurement and biometric companies to improve the physiology monitoring industry.

Tim Cook – Sales Manager & Central Region Representative

Tim is a Product Expert who has helped hundreds of researchers since joining BIOPAC in 2004.  He holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University and M.S. in Health & Human Development (with a focus on Biomechanics) from Montana State. His master’s work focused on maintaining muscle mass and bone density in Zero G environments (i.e., space flight).

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