Relevant Papers

Monographs & Book Chapters

De Luca, C. J. and Adam, A.
Decomposition and Analysis of Intramuscular Electromyographic Signals. In: Modern Techniques in Neuroscience Research, ed. Uwe Windhorst and Hakan Johansson. Heidelberg: Springer, 1999.
Reprint provided with permission of Springer-Verlag.
De Luca, C. J.
Precision Decomposition of EMG Signals. Methods in Clinical Neurophysiology. Dantec Inc. 4:1-28, 1993.

Journal Articles

Adam, A., De Luca, C., and Erim, Z.
Hand Dominance and Motor Unit Firing Behavior. Journal of Neurophysiology 80:1373-1382, 1998. PMID: 9744946. (pdf)
De Luca, C. J., Foley, P. J., and Erim, Z.
Motor Unit Control Properties in Constant-Force Isometric Contractions. Journal of Neurophysiology 76:1503-1516, 1996. PMID: 8890270. (pdf)
De Luca, C. J. and Erim, Z.
Common Drive of Motor Units in Regulation of Muscle Force. Trends in Neurosciences. 17:299-305, 1994. PMID: 7524216. (pdf)
De Luca, C. J., Roy, A. M., and Erim, Z.
Synchronization of Motor-Unit Firings in Several Human Muscles. Journal of Neurophysiology. 70:2010-2023, 1993. PMID: 8294967. (pdf)
De Luca, C.J. and Mambrito, B.
Voluntary control of motor units in human antagonist muscles: reciprocal activation and co-activation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 58: 525-542, 1987. (pdf)
De Luca, C.J., LeFever, R.S., McCue, M.P. and Xenakis, A.P.
Control scheme governing concurrently active human motor units during voluntary contractions. Journal of Physiology, 329: 129-142, 1982. PMID: 7143247. (pdf)
De Luca, C.J., LeFever, R.S., McCue, M.P. and Xenakis, A.P.
Behavior of human motor units in different muscles during linearly-varying contractions. Journal of Physiology, 329: 113-128, 1982. PMID: 7143246. (pdf)
De Luca, C.J. and Van Dyk, E.J.
Derivations of some parameters of myoelectric signals recorded during constant-force isometric contractions. Biophysical Journal, 15: 1167-1180, 1975. PMCID:PMC 1334801. (pfd)
De Luca, C.J.
A model for a motor unit train recorded during constant force isometric contractions. Biological Cybernetics, 19: 159-167, 1975. PMID: 1174585. (pdf)
Erim, Z., Beg, F.M., Burke, D., and De Luca, C.
Effects of Aging on Motor-Unit Control Properties. Journal of Neurophysiology 82:2081-2091, 1999. PMID: 10561389. (pdf)
Erim, Z., De Luca, C., Mineo, K., and Aoki, T.
Rank-Ordered Regulation of Motor Units. Muscle & Nerve 19:563-573, 1996. PMID: 8618553. (pdf)
Kamen, G. and De Luca , C. J.
Firing Rate Interactions Among Human Orbicularis Oris Motor Units. International Journal of Neuroscience. 64:167-175, 1992. PMID: 1342036. (pdf)
Kamen, G., Greenstein-Solar, S., and De Luca, C. J.
Lateral Dominance and Motor Unit Firing Behavior. Brain Research. 576:165-167, 1992. PMID: 1515908. (pdf)
LeFever, R.S., Xenakis, A.P. and De Luca, C.J.
A procedure for decomposing the myoelectric signal into its constituent action potentials: part II – execution and test for accuracy. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 29: 158-164, 1982. PMID: 7084949. (pdf)
LeFever, R.S. and De Luca, C.J.
A procedure for decomposing the myoelectric signal into its constituent action potentials: part I – technique, theory and implementation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 29: 149-157, 1982. PMID: 7084948. (pdf)
Mambrito, B. and De Luca, C.J.
A technique for the detection, decomposition and analysis of the EMG signal. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 58: 175-188, 1984. PMID: 6204844. (pdf)
Masakado, Y., Kamen, G., and De Luca, C. J.
Effects of Percutaneous Stimulation on Motor Unit Firing Behavior in Man. Experimental Brain Research. 86:426-432, 1991. DOI: 10.1007/BF00228968. (pdf)
Masuda, T. and De Luca, C. J.
Recruitment Threshold and Muscle Fiber Conduction Velocity of Single Motor Units. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 1:116-123, 1991. PMID: 20870501. (pdf)
Masuda, K. and De Luca, C. J.
Technique for detecting MUAP propagation from high threshold motor units. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 1:75-80, 1991. PMID: 20719598. (pdf)
Westgaard, R. H. and De Luca, C. J.
Motor control of low-threshold motor units in the human trapezius muscle. Journal of Neurophysiology 85:1777-1781, 2001. PMID: 11287499. (pdf)
Westgaard, R. H. and De Luca, C. J.
Motor unit substitution in long-duration contractions of the human trapezius muscle. Journal of Neurophysiology 82:501-504, 1999. PMID: 10400978. (pdf)