Carlo J. De Luca


Original Reports

Oddsson L, Giphart JE, Buijs RC, Roy SH, Taylor HP, and De Luca CJ.  Development of new protocols and analysis procedures for the assessment of LBP by surface EMG techniques.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 34:415-426, 1997. PMID: 9323645. (pdf)

Roy SH, De Luca CJ, Emley M. Classification of back muscle impairment based on the surface electromyographic signal.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 34:  405-414, 1997. PMID: 9323644.  (pdf)

Roy SH, De Luca CJ, Emley M, and Buijs R.  Spectral EMG assessment of back muscles in patients with LBP undergoing rehabilitation. Spine, 20:38-48, 1995. (pdf)

Klein AB, Snyder-Mackler L,  Roy SH, De Luca CJ.  Comparison of spinal mobility and isometric trunk extensor forces with EMG spectral analysis in identifying LBP. Physical Therapy, 71: 445-454, 1991. (pdf)

Merletti R, Knaflitz M, and De Luca CJ. Myoelectric manifestations of fatigue in voluntary and electrically elicited contractions. Journal of Applied Physiology, 69: 1810-1820, 1990. PMID: 2272975. (pdf)

Roy SH, De Luca CJ, Snyder-Mackler L, Emley MS, Crenshaw RL, and Lyons JP.  Fatigue, recovery, and low back pain in varsity rowers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 22:  463-469, 1990. PMID: 2144887. (pdf)

Roy SH, De Luca CJ, Casavant DA. Lumbar muscle fatigue and chronic lower back pain.  Spine, 14: 992-1001, 1989.  PMID: 2528828. (pdf)

De Luca CJ. Myoelectric manifestations of localized muscular fatigue. CRC Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 11: 251-279, 1984. PMID: 6391814.  (pdf)

Book Chapters

Roy SH and De Luca CJ.  Surface electromyographic assessment of low back pain.  In:  Kumar S and Mital M (Eds).  Electromyography in Ergonomics:  Fundamentals, Applications and Case Studies, London: Taylor and Francis, 259-295, 1996.

De Luca CJ.  Spectral compression of the EMG signal as an index of muscle fatigue. In: Sargeant AJ and Kernell D (Eds).  Neuromuscular Fatigue, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 44-51, 1993.

Anderson G, Bogduk N, De Luca CJ, Goldenberg D, Mayer T, Roy SH, and Smidt G. Muscle.  In: New Perspectives on Low Back Pain, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Symposium,  291-334, 1989.

De Luca CJ, Sabbahi MA, Stulen FB, and Bilotto G. Some properties of the median frequency  of the myoelectric signal during localized muscular fatigue. In: Knuttgen HG, Vogel JA, and Poortmans J (Eds). Biochemistry of Exercise, Human Kinetics, Inc, 13: 175-186, 1983.