Rethink EMG Challenge: Phase I

 

01

Identify

Identify an application that combines EMG with a standard objective measurement tool.

Examples

02

Read

Read and carefully follow the instructions.

Instructions

Rules & Regulations | FAQ

03

Complete

Complete the Project Pitch and Biosketch PDFs

Download

04

Submit

Submit your application by October 31st, 2021.

Submit Entry


Is your research or clinical work in any one of these fields?

The Rethink EMG Challenge is for you.

 

Example sports performance enhancement or physical rehabilitation applications

Sports Performance
Injury Prevention
Sports Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Physical Fitness
Cardiovascular Health
Respiratory / Pulmonary Health
Aging / Geriatrics
Speech
Telerehabilitation
Gait Assessment
Nutrition, Metabolism, & Wellness
Cognitive Behavior
E-Sports
Neuromuscular Diseases
Obesity
Functional & Performance Assessment
Post-Cancer Recovery
Post-COVID Recovery
Corporate Wellness
Other relevant applications

Example objective measurement tools to combine with electromyography (EMG):

Activity Monitors
Dynamometers
GPS
Blood Pressure / HR Monitor
Force / Pressure Device
Bioimpedance Device
V02 / Oximeter Device
IMU / Camera /Motion Capture
Imaging / Ultrasound
Virtual Reality
Spirometer
Ergometer
Other relevant tools

 

Instructions

You will be asked to provide the following information for Phase 1 form:

  • Project Title.
  • Estimated Project Period: must be for 1-2 yr term. Review important dates.
  • Project Application Domain. Examples listed above.     
  • Complementary Measurement tools to EMG. Examples listed above.
  • Project Pitch. Download and complete the official REC Project Pitch PDF. You will be asked to focus on the following:
    1. Unmet challenge (within the space allowed): A brief description of the current problem or needs in the field of application that will be addressed.
    2. Role of EMG (within the space allowed): How inclusion of EMG can positively impact the outcome.
    3. Project Description/Feasibility (within the space allowed): Brief description of how the applicant will demonstrate the practicability of the proposed approach.
  • Bibliography or Supporting Information: no more than 2 attachments (PDF)
  • Applicant Information:
  • Supervisor Information.

Download PDFs

If you are encountering problems downloading the following files, please email rethink.emg@delucafoundation.org.


Phase I Review/Scoring Criteria

Eligible project pitch proposals will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  1. Need Addressed: how well the application fit the goal of the initiative.
  2. Impact of Application: whether the need addressed is likely to make an impact in the field.
  3. Use of EMG: how central the use of EMG is, and its adequate combination with other measures.
  4. Feasibility: scientific clarity in the project description and general approach presented.

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