Activity monitoring of infants and young children using EMG shorts




Greater Copenhagen area

The company Myontec manufactures pants/shorts with built-in EMG sensors for monitoring activity in children and adults during daily-life activities.

This project focuses on testing the products on infants and young children to evaluate the practical possibilities and limitations on this group. As part of the project, the student(s) will acquire data from a small number of infants using the products by Myontec and post-analysis should indicate the quality of the acquired data.

The post-analysis can both include subjective measures as well as objective comparisons with state-of-the-art EMG-systems.

Required qualifications: Knowledge of; EMG data acquisition and analysis, Matlab or similar, statistics

Contact info: Anina Ritterband-Rosenbaum, Ph.d.,

Allowed no of students: 1-2

In collaboration with

University of Copenhagen, Elsass Fonden

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DTU Sundhedsteknologi


Thomas Sams


Sektionsleder for Biomedical Engineering, Lektor, PhD


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BSc in Biomedical Engineering


Thomas Sams


MSc thesis

Technical University of Denmark

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