Muscle Activity Tracking System

Muscle Activity Tracking System


Alex Cole, Biomedical Engineering
Nick Eisenberg, Biomedical Engineering
Wil Geising, Biomedical Engineering


Gary Bledsoe, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Biomedical Engineering

People are significantly stronger and more stable when muscles associated with a specific activity are engaged during an individual exercise or workout. In order to achieve fitness goals and maximize performance, a system to detect a person’s musculature strength and firing pattern is necessary. Our system will include EMG electrodes on the skin and a user profile for analyzing the data. The device will be worn during workouts or therapy to monitor the EMG signals which be sent through an amplification circuit then analyzed through a computer program such as MATLAB. A device like this might be useful for and average workout, an athlete in training, or for a person rehabbing an injury.