Basic reporting and interpretation of surface EMG amplitude and mean power frequency: a reply to Vitgotsky, Ogborn, and Phillips

Nathaniel D.M. Jenkins, Terry J. Housh, Haley C. Bergstrom, Kristen C. Cochrane, Ethan C. Hill, Cory M. Smith, Glen O. Johnson, Richard J. Schmidt, Joel T. Cramer

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In this response, we addressed the specific issues raised by Vigotsky et al. and clarified (1) our methods and adherence to electromyographic signal reporting standards, (2) our interpretation of EMG amplitude, and (3) our interpretation of EMG mean power frequency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-661
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016


  • Electromyography
  • Motor unit recruitment
  • Muscle fatigue
  • Resistance exercise

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Physiology (medical)

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