Clinical Applications of Spectral Analysis of EMG

  • L. Lindström
  • J.-E. Malmström
  • I. Petersén
Part of the Advances in Applied Neurological Sciences book series (NEUROLOGICAL, volume 1)


Spectrum analysis of EMG can be done in two ways. One is to use some spectral parameter as the output quantity — the most common technique — and the other is to use mathematical modelling with identification of parameters having a clear physiological meaning. In this communication, we will demonstrate applications covering both aspects of spectral analysis of clinical EMG:
  1. a)

    Interpretation of changes in children’s EMG during growth,

  2. b)

    Determination of spectral parameters in neurogenic and myogenic diseases.



Motor Unit Biceps Brachii Power Spectrum Analysis Single Motor Unit Innervation Zone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Lindström
    • 1
  • J.-E. Malmström
  • I. Petersén
  1. 1.Laboratory of Clinical NeurophysiologyUniversity of Göteborg, Sahlgren HospitalGöteborgSweden

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