Module 4: Neuromuscular Applications

Covers Blueprint Area IV: sEMG Applications

8 hours:
AAPB Members / $85 Non Members for downloadable pdf
$30 AAPB Members / $35 Non Members for online exam

Jeffrey R. Cram, PhD, BCIAC

This module is designed to help you:

  • Describe the muscle anatomy and physiology relevant to surface electromyographic (sEMG) biofeedback.
  • Identify major muscle groups commonly used by sEMG biofeedback practi-tioners for treating musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders.
  • Specify appropriate sEMG sensor configurations and signal processing for achieving various training goals.
  • Discuss muscular, neural and psychosocial determinanats of chronic muscular pain.
  • Identify general sEMG biofeedback strategies for treating musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders.
  • Describe specific sEMG assessment and treatment strategies for musculoskeletal disorders of the head, neck and back.
  • Describe the pathology and biofeedback treatment of a variety of disorders associated with peripheral and central nervous system injury.
  • Describe the sEMG treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence.
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