What is it about?
The study will guide the reader where to place electrodes on the thigh to get an effective electrical stimulation of the thigh muscles. There are special points on a muscle, which are much more effective for electrical stimulation that are called "motor points". These points coincide with the location of motor nerve fibers. The location of motor nerve fibers as well as the location of motor points for electrical stimulation is very individual.
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Why is it important?
Electrical stimulation on the thigh can help to grow muscles. However, applying electrical stimulation on the wrong points can be ineffective and painful. Therefore, it is crucial where to apply electrodes to get an effective and comfortable stimulation.
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This page is a summary of: Motor point heatmap guide for neuromuscular electrical stimulation of the quadriceps muscle, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, June 2023, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2023.102771.
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