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Electromyographic analysis of masseter and anterior temporalis muscle in sleep bruxers after occlusal splint wearing
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2012-04-01) [Artigo]
Bruxism is widely defined as an anxiety response to environmental stress. Occlusal splints are frequently used in sleep bruxism, to protect teeth from damage resulting from the contraction force of mandibular muscles, or ...
The use of surface electromyography for the study of auricular acupuncture
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2010-07-01) [Artigo]
The advancement of knowledge in neurophysiology has demonstrated that acupuncture is a method of peripheral neural stimulation that promotes local and systemic reflexive responses. The purpose of this study was to determine ...
Analysis of various conditions in order to measure electromyography of isometric contractions in water and on air
(Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to verify if there are differences in the amplitude of signals from surface electromyography (EMG) during maximal and submaximal voluntary isometric contraction (MVC and 50% MVC, respectively) ...
Maximal clenching effort influence on the electromyographic activity of the trapezius muscle in healthy subjects
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Alteration of the occlusion and the position of the jaw can affect the muscles of the neck, due to a relationship between the masticatory and cervical systems. Thus, the objective of this study was to verify whether the ...
Variations in dynamic knee valgus and gluteus medius onset timing in non-athletic females related to hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle
(Knee, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
It has been suggested that activities of daily living could contribute to the occurrence of ACL injury in females. Currently, no studies have focused on the lower extremity behavior of a non-athletic population to compare ...