Study with surface electromyography, borg scale and rom upper trapezius, deltoid of the three portions (clavicular, acromial, spinal) and the latissimus dorsi muscle, before and after using a muscle activation technique (mat)


  • Esther Blasco Catholic University of Valencia San Vicente Mártir, Spain
  • Vicente Lizondo Catholic University of Valencia San Vicente Mártir, Spain
  • Luis Berbel Neogym Center Valencia, Spain
  • Julio Martín Catholic University of Valencia San Vicente Mártir, Spain



EMG, Force, Shoulder, MAT, Neuropropioception


The patologies located at shoulder can be caused by misuse or continued implementation of a sporting practice or physical activity. These pathplogies are second position in the ranking of Traumatologics and Orthopedic Clinicals. Shoulder's muscle injuries can occur when the arm is in a position that exceeds normal, this fact is repeated in sport, may be the repetition of the hand signal of the inductor problem. Given the importance of muscle function of the shoulder joint, along the existing boom of the new techniques in the specific muscle activation has been carried out an experimental study using a "Test Neuro Propioceptive Response" with other scientific techniques (EMG, Borg Scale and ROM), wich will provide us information about the activation of the upper trapezius, acromial, scapular, spine, latissimus dorsi. This study has five professional volunteered women specialist of Physical Activity, wich to analyze them, their muscle activation. The results show that all the muscles analyzed shows significant improvement (p<.05) in mean muscle activation recorded with electromiography in the dominant arm, after activation with muscle activation technique employed. These results, although with such a small sample denote the analytical techniques that improve muscle activation.


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Blasco, E., Lizondo, V., Berbel, L., & Martín, J. (2017). Study with surface electromyography, borg scale and rom upper trapezius, deltoid of the three portions (clavicular, acromial, spinal) and the latissimus dorsi muscle, before and after using a muscle activation technique (mat). Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 11(2), 329–337.



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