Methodological aspects of EEG and body dynamics measurements during motion

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Autor(en): Reis P, Hebenstreit F, Gabsteiger F, von Tscharner V, Lochmann M
Zeitschrift: Frontiers in human neuroscience
Verlag: Frontiers Research Foundation / Frontiers Media
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2014
Band: 1
Heftnummer: 8
Seitenbereich: 156-175
ISSN: 1662-5161
Sprache: Englisch


EEG involves the recording, analysis, and interpretation of voltages recorded on the human scalp which originate from brain gray matter. EEG is one of the most popular methods of studying and understanding the processes that underlie behavior. This is so, because EEG is relatively cheap, easy to wear, light weight and has high temporal resolution. In terms of behavior, this encompasses actions, such as movements that are performed in response to the environment. However, there are methodological difficulties which can occur when recording EEG during movement such as movement artifacts. Thus, most studies about the human brain have examined activations during static conditions. This article attempts to compile and describe relevant methodological solutions that emerged in order to measure body and brain dynamics during motion. These descriptions cover suggestions on how to avoid and reduce motion artifacts, hardware, software and techniques for synchronously recording EEG, EMG, kinematics, kinetics, and eye movements during motion. Additionally, we present various recording systems, EEG electrodes, caps and methods for determinating real/custom electrode positions. In the end we will conclude that it is possible to record and analyze synchronized brain and body dynamics related to movement or exercise tasks. © 2014 Reis, Hebenstreit, Gabsteiger, von Tscharner and Lochmann.

FAU-Autoren / FAU-Herausgeber

Gabsteiger, Florian
Lehrstuhl für Sportbiologie und Bewegungsmedizin
Kluge, Felix Dr.-Ing.
Stiftungs-Juniorprofessur für Sportinformatik (Digital Sports)
Lochmann, Matthias Prof. Dr. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Sportbiologie und Bewegungsmedizin
Ramos Reis, Pedro Miguel
Lehrstuhl für Sportbiologie und Bewegungsmedizin

Zusätzliche Organisationseinheit(en)
Lehrstuhl für Sportbiologie und Bewegungsmedizin


Reis, P., Hebenstreit, F., Gabsteiger, F., von Tscharner, V., & Lochmann, M. (2014). Methodological aspects of EEG and body dynamics measurements during motion. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 1(8), 156-175.

Reis, Pedro, et al. "Methodological aspects of EEG and body dynamics measurements during motion." Frontiers in human neuroscience 1.8 (2014): 156-175.


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