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Nuts & Volts Magazine (December 2004)

Build The Muscle Whistler

By Craig Sellen    View In Digital Edition  

There are 656 muscles in the human body and all of them generate a small voltage potential when they are activated. This voltage — which is called myoelectricity or EMG — is present on the surface of the skin surrounding the muscle. The detection of this signal is important in both clinical medicine and medical research.


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