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EMG Signal Processing

Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

  • Determination of the force-EMG signal relationship

  • Interpretation of muscle fatigue using EMG signal

Karabulut, D., Ortes, F., Arslan, Y.Z., Adli, M.A., 2017, Comparative evaluation of EMG signal features for myoelectric controlled human arm prosthetics, Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering 37, 326-335.

Arslan, Y.Z., Adli, M.A., Akan, A., Baslo, M.B., 2010, Prediction of externally applied forces to human hands using frequency content of surface EMG signals, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 98(1), 36-44.


Arslan, Y.Z., Akan, A., Adli, M.A., Estimation of the human arm tip forces by using EMG signals, Proceedings of the 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, Vol 11.


Arslan, Y.Z., Adli, M.A., Akan, A., Investigation of the relationship between EMG signals and the forces applied to human arms, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bursa, Turkey, December 7-11, 2005, 199-203.


Arslan, Y.Z., Tunç M., Orhan E.K., Baslo M.B., Observations on the characteristics of EMG signals recorded at different depths, Proceedings of the 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Arslan, Y.Z., Gundogdu, U., Sayın A., Akan, A., Orhan E. K. and Baslo M. B., 2006, Interpretation of muscle fatigue using temporal and spectral moments of EMG signals, WSEAS Transactions on Signal Processing, 5(2), 656-661.


Gundogdu, U., Sayın A., Akan, A., Arslan, Y.Z., Orhan E.K., Baslo M.B., Investigation of muscle fatigue using temporal and spectral moments, Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, May 27-29, 2006, 10-14.

Arslan, Y.Z., Jinha, A., Kaya, M., Herzog, W., Prediction of muscle forces using static optimization for different contractile conditions, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 13(3), 1-13, 2013.


Arslan, Y.Z., Kaya, K., Herzog, W., Evaluation of muscle force predictions using optimization theory, International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, September 3-7, 2012.


Arslan, Y.Z., Kaya, M., Jinha, A., Herzog, A., Static optimization solution to the force sharing problem, XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Natal, Brazil, , August 4-9, 2013.



  • Force sharing problem: Prediction of individual muscle forces using optimization.

  • Hill type muscle models

Arslan, Y.Z., Ulus, T., Yagiz, N., Assessment of force prediction performances of the phenomenological musculotendinous unit models, 15th Scientific Convention on Engineering nnd Architecture – 6th Cuban Congress of Mechanic Engineering and Metallurgic Engineering, Havana, Cuba, November 29 – December 3, 2010.

Spine Biomechanics

  • Quantitative assessment of spinal cord injuries

Karamehmetoglu, S.S., Ugur, M., Arslan, Y.Z., Palamar, D., 2009, A quantitative skin impedance test to diagnose spinal cord injury, European Spine Journal, 18(7), 972-977.


Arslan, Y.Z., Demirer, R.M., Palamar, D., Ugur, M., Karamehmetoglu, S.S., 2012, Comparison of the data classification approaches to diagnose spinal cord injury,  Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2012, Article ID 803980, 7 pages.


Arslan, Y.Z., Palamar, D., Karamehmetoglu, S.S., Ugur, M., Can we determine the level of spinal cord injury in a quantitative manner?, International Society of Biomechanics Congress, Brussels, Belgium, July 3-7, 2011.


Karamehmetoğlu, Ş.S, Ugur, M., Arslan, Y.Z., Palamar, D., The determination of the level of spinal cord injury according to the measurement of skin resistance, 46th International Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 27 - July 1, 2007, p110.

Dental Biomechanics

  • Production of Computer Assisted, Patient Specific Sagittal Split Osteotomy Guide and Soft Tissue Retractor

Cansiz, E., Arslan, Y.Z., Turan, F., Atalay, B., 2014, Computer-assisted design of patient-specific sagittal split osteotomy guide and soft tissue retractor, Journal Medical and Biological Engineering, 34(4): 363-367.

Cansiz, E., Turan F, Arslan YZ, 2016, Computer-aided design and manufacturing of a novel maxillofacial surgery instrument: application in the sagittal split osteotomy. Transaction of ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 10(4), 044505.

Cansız, E., Arslan, Y.Z., Turan, F., Atalay, B., Design and production of a novel computer assisted, patient specific sagittal split osteotomy guide and soft tissue retractor, 7th International ACBID Congress, Antalya, Turkey, 29 May- 2 June 2013.

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