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Preliminary study of muscle contraction assessment by NIR spectroscopy
Author(s): Andrea Gelmetti; Mario E. Giardini; Paolo Lago; Roberta Pavesi; Daniela Zambarbieri; R. Maestri; G. Felicetti
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Paper Abstract

NIR spectroscopy allows monitoring of muscle oxygenation and perfusion during contraction. The knowledge of modifications of blood characteristics in body tissues has relevant clinical interest. A compact and reliable device, which makes use of two laser diodes at 750 and 810 nm coupled with the skin surface through optical fibers, was tested. NIR and surface EMG signals during isokinetic contractions were studied. A set of parameters was analyzed in order to obtain information about metabolic modifications during muscle fatigue.

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Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3199, Biomedical Systems and Technologies II, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301108
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Andrea Gelmetti, INFM and IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo (Italy)
Mario E. Giardini, INFM and IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo (Italy)
Paolo Lago, INFM and IECCS Policlinico San Matteo (Italy)
Roberta Pavesi, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy)
Daniela Zambarbieri, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy)
R. Maestri, IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri (Italy)
G. Felicetti, IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3199:
Biomedical Systems and Technologies II
Francesco Baldini; Nathan I. Croitoru; Mark Russell Dickinson; Martin Frenz; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Riccardo Pratesi; Stefan Seeger, Editor(s)

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