Pros And Cons Of Electromyography

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Electromyography (EMG) and Human Nerve Conduction Conducted by: Stephanie, Julian and Renee (Group J16) Aims: Introduction: By placing recording electrodes on the surface of the skin that overlies the target muscle, it is possible to detect and record the electrical activity of the nerves. This is done by performing an Electromyography (EMG) and according to Alan (1988), from these recordings we can determine the conduction velocity of the nerve. Conduction velocity is the rate of transmission of an action potential to travel from one end of a neuron to the other, it therefore limits the speed at which information can travel within the nervous system. According to Kothari, Preston, Plotkin et al (1995) an electromyography (EMG) is a tool…show more content…
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