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EMG activity of leg muscles with knee pain during islamic prayer (Salat)

Mohammad Fazle, Rabbi and Nurul Wahidah, Arshad and Kamarul Hawari, Ghazali and Sikandar,, Tasriva and Rohana, Abdul Karim and M. Z., Ibrahim (2019) EMG activity of leg muscles with knee pain during islamic prayer (Salat). In: 15th IEEE International Colloquium on Signal Processing and its Applications, CSPA 2019, 8 - 9 March 2019 , Pulau Pinang. pp. 213-216.. ISBN 978-153867563-2

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Abstract

Knee pain often disrupts the performance of Islamic prayer (Salat). Development of rehabilitation tool for Muslim population with knee pain has become an increasing demand. Electromyogrpahic (EMG) activity of knee muscles may be an assessment tool of such rehabilitation technology. In this study we investigate EMG activity of four leg muscles associated with knee for both healthy and subjects having knee complications. The muscles are from hamstring (biceps femoris long, semitendinosus) and thigh (vastus medialis, rectus femoris) region which influences standing and knee flexion during Salat. We considered five time-domain features of the EMG signal for comparison between healthy and subjects with knee pain. Our results suggest that, overall all four muscles are affected due to the knee pain and thus show abnormal activity in standing and knee flexion. It has also been found that, hamstring muscles were more affected than thigh muscles while performing knee flexion.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electromyography; EMG; Knee pain; Salat
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2019 07:00
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2020 07:42
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/24942
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