Diagnostic accuracy of Tensiomyography parameters for monitoring peripheral neuromuscular fatigue
Date posted: 19.04.2023
The results of the present study show that TMG parameters are selectively altered after two different fatiguing interventions. Dm decreased after both the MViC25% and Wingate protocols, whereas Tc shortened only after the MViC25% intervention. Moreover, TMG parameters showed good diagnostic efficacy in detecting peripheral fatigue during electrically triggered contraction – Dtw, whereas, in contrast,… Continue reading
Tensiomyography and Statistical Analysis Based Muscle Change Detection in Multiple Sclerosis for Smart Healthcare
Date posted: 06.02.2023
The impact of demyelinization on muscle fiber changes and the type of changes in multiple sclerosis (MS) is very hard to estimate. One of the major problems of MS patients is muscle fatigue and decrease of muscle force in the range of 16–57%. The objective of this research work is to estimate various aspects of… Continue reading
New study: Resistance training volume does not influence lean mass preservation during energy restriction in trained males
Date posted: 21.12.2022
This study investigated the effects of a relatively high-versus moderate-volume resistance training program on changes in lean mass during caloric restriction. This is the first study examining the impact of an energy deficit on Tensiomyography outcomes in a resistance-trained population. High-volume resistance training appears to have neither an advantage nor disadvantage over moderate-volume resistance training… Continue reading
Effects of Meditation on Cardiovascular and Muscular Responses in Patients during Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Randomized Pilot Study
Date posted: 08.11.2022
Cardiovascular parameters were assessed with the Task Force Monitor (TFM) and skeletal muscle contractile properties by Tensiomyography during a sit-stand test, performed at the beginning and end of a 4-week in-patient rehabilitation program. Results: Systolic blood pressure (SBP) was significantly lower after 4 weeks of cardiac rehabilitation, while the RR-interval (RRI) significantly increased. At the… Continue reading
Methodical approaches to determine the rate of radial muscle displacement using tensiomyography: A scoping review and new reporting guideline
Date posted: 12.09.2022
Tensiomyography is a non-invasive method to assess skeletal muscle contractile properties from the stimulated radial displacement. Many studies have used the rate of displacement (Vc) as an indirect measure of muscle contraction velocity. However, no standardised methodical approach exists to measure displacement and determine Vc. This review aimed to provide an overview of concepts to… Continue reading
Relationship between hypertrophy, strength gains and tensiomyography adaptations: a moderator role of contraction duration
Date posted: 27.07.2022
The aim of the study was to investigate how the relationship between resistance training-induced hypertrophy, strength, and passive contractile adaptations is affected by contraction duration. The main findings indicate that the relationship between hypertrophy and strength gains is significantly stronger when resistance training was paced with slower eccentric contractions comparing to fast ones. On the… Continue reading
Tensiomyography Allows to Discriminate between Injured and Non-Injured Biceps Femoris Muscle
Date posted: 17.05.2022
The biceps femoris (BF) muscle has the highest injury incidence. Clinical assessments and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are routinely used to diagnose a given injury. We tested the possibilities of a new technology tensiomyography as a potential screening test (diagnostic and classification purposes) to assess the functional differences between injured and non-injured BF muscles. The… Continue reading
Tissue Flossing Around the Thigh Does Not Provide Acute Enhancement of Neuromuscular Function
Date posted: 05.05.2022
Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the effects of applying tissue flossing to the thigh on bilateral countermovement jump performance and contractile properties (tensiomyography) of vastus lateralis (VL) muscle. Nineteen recreational athletes (11 males; aged 23.1 ± 2.7 years) were randomly assigned to days of flossing application (3 sets for 2 min of flossing with 2 min… Continue reading
Early Changes of Hamstrings Morphology and Contractile Properties During 10 Days of Complete Inactivity
Date posted: 05.04.2022
The hamstrings (HS) muscle group plays a fundamental role in maintaining knee stability, thus contributing to the prevention and rehabilitation of lower limb musculoskeletal injuries. However, little is known about HS structural and functional adaptations after periods of prolonged inactivity. Our purpose was to investigate the HS morphological and contractile properties changes during 10 days… Continue reading
“TMG has good to excellent absolute and inter-rater reliability for measuring the properties of skeletal muscles” Strength and Conditioning Journal
Date posted: 11.01.2022
Tensiomyography (TMG) is a noninvasive tool used to assess contractile tissue properties during an isometric muscle contraction. Owing to portability and versatility for assessing muscle parameters, TMG may be of value to the strength and conditioning (S&C) specialist. The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the reliability of TMG measurements. PubMed, PEDro, MEDLINE,… Continue reading
Resistance training induces similar adaptations of upper and lower-body muscles between sexes
Date posted: 07.12.2021
The purpose of the study was to compare sex adaptations in hypertrophy, strength and contractile properties of upper and lower-body muscles induced by resistance training (RT). Eighteen RT untrained male (MG) and female (FG) students undervent 7 weeks of biceps curl and squat training (2 days/week, 60–70% repetition maximum, 3–4 sets, 120 s rest intervals, reps until muscular… Continue reading
Tensiomyographic Responses to Warm-Up Protocols in Collegiate Male Soccer Athletes
Date posted: 29.09.2021
The mechanical properties of knee flexors and extensors in 15 collegiate male soccer players following different warm-up protocols [small-sided games (SSG), dynamic (DYN), and plyometric (PLY)] were evaluated. Tensiomyography (TMG) was used to assess contraction time (Tc), delay time (Td) and maximal displacement (Dm) of the rectus femoris (RF) and biceps femoris (BF) of both… Continue reading
Acute Mechanical, Neuromuscular, and Metabolic Responses to Different Set Configurations in Resistance Training
Date posted: 23.07.2021
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of set configuration on mechanical performance, neuromuscular activity, metabolic response, and muscle contractile properties. A battery of tests was performed before and after each protocol: (a) tensiomyography (TMG), (b) blood lactate and ammonia concentration, (c) countermovement jump, and (d) maximal voluntary isometric contraction in the… Continue reading
High-Protein Energy-Restriction: Effects on Body Composition, Contractile Properties, Mood, and Sleep in Active Young College Students
Date posted: 22.06.2021
After 1 week of body mass maintenance (45 kcal/kg), 28 male college students not performing resistance training were randomized to either the energy-restricted (ER, 30 kcal/kg, n = 14) or the eucaloric control group (CG, 45 kcal/kg, n = 14) for 6 weeks. Both groups had their protein intake matched at 2.8 g/kg fat-free-mass and… Continue reading
Use of Tensiomyography in Evaluating Sex-Based Differences in Resistance-Trained Individuals After Plyometric and Isometric Midthigh Pull Postactivation Potentiation Protocols
Date posted: 10.06.2021
The purposes of this study were to determine if there are sex-based differences in muscular contractile properties as measured by tensiomyography (TMG) and to determine if plyometrics or the isometric midthigh pull are effective methods of eliciting postactivation potentiation (PAP). Thirty strong, resistance-trained men (n = 15) and women (n = 15) underwent 3 testing… Continue reading
Objective Assessment of Regional Stiffness in Vastus Lateralis with Different Measurement Methods
Date posted: 14.05.2021
The objective of this study was to evaluate the reliability of four methods of assessing vastus lateralis (VL) stiffness, and to describe the influence of structural characteristics on them. The stiffness of the dominant lower-limb’s VL was evaluated in 53 healthy participants (28.4 ± 9.1 years) with shear wave elastography (SWE), strain elastography (SE), myotonometry… Continue reading
Effects of a Massage Protocol in Tensiomyographic and Myotonometric Proprieties
Date posted: 21.04.2021
Background: Pre-competition massage is usually used to improve athletic performance and reduce risk of injury. Despite its usual use, the effects of pre-competition massage on neuromuscular function have barely been studied. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of the pre-competition massage over the gastrocnemius neuromuscular function. Method: The study is a… Continue reading
Immediate effects of myofascial release on neuromechanical characteristics in female and male patients with low back pain and healthy controls as assessed by tensiomyography
Date posted: 09.04.2021
Low back pain (LBP) is a major health issue in most industrialised countries. Lumbodorsal fascia has been advocated as a potential source of pain in the lumbopelvic region. Myofascial release constitutes a manual therapeutic approach focussing on the restoration of altered soft tissue function. No previous study has focused on quantifying neuromechanical effects of myofascial… Continue reading
Caffeine-Induced Effects on Human Skeletal Muscle Contraction Time and Maximal Displacement Measured by Tensiomyography
Date posted: 08.03.2021
Studies on muscle activation time in sport after caffeine supplementation confirmed the effectiveness of caffeine. The novel approach was to determine whether a dose of 9 mg/kg/ body mass (b.m.) of caffeine affects the changes of contraction time and the displacement of electrically stimulated muscle (gastrocnemius medialis) in professional athletes who regularly consume products rich… Continue reading
Comparison of Interventional Strategies to Improve Recovery after Eccentric Exercise-Induced Muscle Fatigue
Date posted: 22.01.2021
The aim of this study was to compare the effects of various recovery techniques on muscle tissue after eccentric exercise-induced muscle fatigue (EIMF). Forty subjects (24.3 ± 2.6 years; 77.45 ± 8.3 kg; 177.0 ± 6.4 cm; 24.66 ± 1.6 kg∙m−2) were randomly assigned to one of the following groups: manual therapy (n =10, MT),… Continue reading
A study featuring Tensiomyography: Effect of diacutaneous fibrolysis on the muscular properties of gastrocnemius muscle
Date posted: 24.12.2020
Diacutaneous fibrolysis is a noninvasive technique that has been shown to be effective in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders such as shoulder pain, lateral epicondylalgia, patellofemoral pain syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome. However, while diacutaneous fibrolysis is applied to soft tissue, its effects on muscular properties are unknown. The purpose of the present study was… Continue reading
Evaluation of Muscle Damage by Central Fatigue Using Tensiomyography
Date posted: 15.12.2020
This study compared muscle function pre- and post-central fatigue caused by a marathon, using maximal displacement (Dm), which indicates muscular stiffness in tensiomyography (TMG) results. Blood and noninvasive TMG test were performed on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th days before and immediately after the marathon. The muscles assessed were the vastus lateralis (VL), vastus medialis… Continue reading
Normative data and correlation between dynamic knee valgus and neuromuscular response among healthy active males
Date posted: 04.12.2020
The study was carried out among 50 active, non-injured males. Dynamic Knee-Valgus angle and lower limb posterior chain muscles Neuromuscular Response. DKV was measured using Kinovea software during a Single-Legged Drop Jump test and NMR was measured using tensiomyography and myotonometry for gluteus maximum, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, lateral and medial gastrocnemius. Right and left limbs… Continue reading
Acute Effects of Tissue Flossing Around the Upper Thigh on Neuromuscular Performance: A Study Using Tensiomyography
Date posted: 02.12.2020
The objective was to investigate the acute effects of tissue flossing and the degree of floss band pressure, around the upper thigh on knee range of motion, strength, and muscle contractile characteristics. There was a statistically significant increase in maximum voluntary contractions for knee extensors and a significant shortening in rectus femoris contraction time for… Continue reading
Effect of Three Half-Squat Protocols on the Tensiomyographic Twitch Response and Tissue Damage of the Rectus Femoris and the Biceps Femoris
Date posted: 20.11.2020
The aim of this study was to analyse the acute effects of a concentric exercise and two different eccentric overload exercises (EOEs) on blood markers of muscle damage (i.e. creatine kinase [CK], lactate dehydrogenase [LDH], myoglobin [Myo], and malondialdehyde [MDA]) and muscle contractile properties. Ten healthy, young (27 ± 1.5 years, 179 ± 6 cm,… Continue reading
A Tensiomyography study: Ingesting a Post-Workout Vegan-Protein Multi-Ingredient Expedites Recovery after Resistance Training in Trained Young Males
Date posted: 28.10.2020
Post workout multi-ingredient admixtures are commonly used to maximize recovery after exercise. The present double-blind, cross-over study compared the acute effects of ingesting a protein-vegan multi-ingredient (VGMT) vs. maltodextrin (MALT) on indices of muscle function. Ten trained males, (26.8 ± 1.9 years) performed two identical, 3-day resistance training periods (one workout-session per day) while receiving either VGMT or… Continue reading
Comparison of Traditional and Rest-Redistribution Sets on Indirect Markers of Muscle Damage Following Eccentric Exercise. A Tensiomyography study
Date posted: 15.10.2020
The purpose was to investigate the effect of rest-redistribution (RR) on muscle damage after eccentric knee extensions. After 2 weeks of eccentric familiarization, 11 resistance-trained men performed 2 work-matched isokinetic unilateral eccentric knee extension protocols at 60°·s−1 using a crossover design, separated by 7 days. Subjects performed 40 repetitions with 285 seconds of rest using… Continue reading
Detection of neuromechanical acute fatigue-related responses during a duathlon simulation
Date posted: 01.10.2020
Is tensiomyography sensitive enough? New technological advances are constantly being developed to assess fatigue and muscle damage in sports. Tensiomyography (TMG) has been used as an alternative method to indirectly assess these physiological responses. The aim of this study was to explore the potential use of TMG parameters (muscle radial deformation [Dm], time of contraction… Continue reading
Descriptive model of mechanical characteristics of leg in elite Karate athletes measured by TMG method
Date posted: 18.09.2020
The aim of this study was to investigate the neuromuscular response of knee flexor and extensor muscles using the tensiomyography (TMG) method and to compare the TMG characteristics between the dominant and non-dominant lower extremity in male karate competitors. Muscle mechanical properties were recorded from the rectus femoris (RF), vastus medialis (VM), vastus lateralis (VL),… Continue reading
Theory and usage of tensiomyography and the analysis method for patients with lower back pain
Date posted: 26.08.2020
Tensiomyography (TMG) is an injury detecting tool for muscle group imbalances and/or side-to-side asymmetries. It is liable to detect to measure contractile properties and mechanical responses based on muscle belly displacement. Although other previous papers have well suggested the methods for examining the several muscle groups using TMG, a detecting method for the imbalances in… Continue reading
Is Low-Frequency Electrical Stimulation a Tool for Recovery after a Water Rescue? A tensiomyography study
Date posted: 24.08.2020
This study aimed to evaluate the degree to which transcutaneous electrical stimulation (ES) enhanced recovery following a simulated water rescue. Twenty-six lifeguards participated in this study. The rescue consisted of swimming 100 m with fins and rescue-tube: 50 m swim approach and 50 m tow-in a simulated victim. Blood lactate clearance, rated perceived effort (RPE),… Continue reading
Functional muscle balance assessment in multiple sclerosis featuring Tensiomyography
Date posted: 12.08.2020
The aim of this research is to assess the muscle balance of thigh muscle in MS using a noninvasive method, to have information about the muscle status prior to the rehabilitation and to prevent muscle damage. Chronic demyelinisation in multiple sclerosis (MS) involves changes in the muscle structure and development of motor disorders. Read full… Continue reading
New tensiomyography study: Influence of artificial turf temperature on physical performance and muscle contractile properties in football players after a repeated-sprint ability test
Date posted: 06.08.2020
This study aimed to analyse the effect of playing surface temperature on muscular and thermal response to a repeated-sprint ability (RSA) test in football players. Thirty-two male football players (23 ± 5 years; 1.77 ± 0.06 m; 71.2 ± 6.7 kg) from two squads of a third-division football club participated in the study. An RSA test was carried out at a high surface temperature… Continue reading
A tensiomyography study: Effects of 3D Moving Platform Exercise on Physiological Parameters and Pain in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
Date posted: 17.07.2020
Background and objectives: Patient-handling activities predispose women to chronic low back pain (CLBP), but sufficient evidence is not available on whether a 3D moving platform, made for core stability exercise, affects pain, trunk flexibility, and static/dynamic muscle contractions in CLBP patients. Materials and Methods: The participants were twenty-nine women who were randomly divided into a… Continue reading
Long lasting exercise involvement protects against VO2 max and VO2 kinetics decline in moderately active women
Date posted: 14.07.2020
They studied the effects of age on different physiological parameters, including those derived from the i) maximal cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET), ii) moderate-intensity step-transitions and iii) tensiomyography (TMG)-derived variables in moderately active women. Twenty-eight women (age range from 19 to 53 y), completed three laboratory visits, including baseline data collection, TMG assessment, V̇O2 max. test… Continue reading
A Tensiomyohraphy study: Intermittent Pneumatic Compression and Cold Water Immersion Effects on Physiological and Perceptual Recovery During Multi-Sports International Championship
Date posted: 07.07.2020
Study using tensiomyography method Continue reading
Mechanical and Contractile Properties of Knee Joint Muscles Measured by the Method of Tensiomyography in Differently Trained Men and Women
Date posted: 23.06.2020
The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in mechanical and contractile properties of knee joint flexor and extensor muscles between differently trained men and women, using tensiomyography (TMG). The sample consisted of 159 subjects (84 men and 75 women), who were assigned to one of 5 groups according to the following levels… Continue reading
Sex-Based Differences in Tensiomyography as Assessed in the Lower Erector Spinae of Healthy Participants
Date posted: 16.06.2020
Sex-based differences in muscle stiffness and contractile characteristics Continue reading
Changes in Muscle Contractile Properties after Cold- or Warm-Water Immersion Using Tensiomyography.
Date posted: 08.06.2020
A Cross-Over Randomised Trial. Abstract Muscle contractile properties in clinical practice are often measured using either subjective scales or high-cost, inaccessible equipment. In this randomised cross-over study, we aimed to explore the use of tensiomyography (TMG) to assess changes in muscle contractile properties after cold- and warm-water immersion. The muscle contractile properties of the biceps… Continue reading
Tensiomyography featured: Crossover effects of ultrasound-guided percutaneous neuromodulation on contralateral hamstring flexibility
Date posted: 02.06.2020
80 participants with bilateral reduced hamstring flexibility were randomized into four groups: Stretching, Neurodynamic, PNM, and Needle groups. All interventions were performed on the right limb. Each participant’s leg was subjected to SLR testing and tensiomyography before and after the interventions. Each group improved their SLR values in the non-intervention limb compared to baseline values,… Continue reading
A group of researchers from Spain published an important Tensiomyography publication in Nature Scientific Reports
Date posted: 20.05.2020
The aim was to determine the effect of changing pulse duration and electrode size on muscle contractile properties. The authors suggested stimulus pulse duration of 1ms together with a 5 × 5cm electrode is necessary to reach a reliable and reproducible assessment. This finding concludes that the Tensiomyography measuring protocol is optimal. Read more… Continue reading
New study: Acute Effects of Tissue Flossing on Ankle Range of Motion and Tensiomyography Parameters
Date posted: 01.05.2020
Recently, a few papers have suggested that tissue flossing (TF) acutely improves range of motion (ROM) and neuromuscular performance. Tensiomyography helped the authors in this study to confirm that TF applied to the ankle is a valid method to increase ROM and at the same time maintaining muscular stiffness. Read article HERE!
Early clinical and neuromuscular properties in patients with normal or sub-normal subjective knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Date posted: 14.04.2020
We are happy to receive new Tensiomyography publication, where TMG was used together with Isokinetic system on 60 patients with ACL reconstructions. Both systems were compliant and each system provided different type of useful information to the researchers. Tensiomyography revealed higher biceps femoris as well as semitendinosus and semimembranosus radial displacement values on the operated… Continue reading
TENSIOMYOGRAPHY study: Evolution of contractile properties of the lower limb muscles throughout a season in elite futsal players
Date posted: 12.04.2020
Futsal is a team sport involving intermittent technical actions of high intensity, and high physical (strength) and muscular demands. In this regard, the Tensiomyography (TMG) is a useful and non-invasive tool for the monitoring and assessment of the muscle’s contractile capacity. This study aimed to analyze the changes in the contractile properties produced during the… Continue reading
New publication – Muscle-specific changes of lower extremities in the early period after total knee arthroplasty: Insight from tensiomyography
Date posted: 08.04.2020
Abstract: This study aimed to evaluate changes in i) muscle contractile properties of both lower extremities by using tensiomyography (TMG); ii) patients’ physical function, and iii) electromechanical efficiency (EME) of the gastrocnemius medialis muscle in total knee arthroplasty (TKA)patients from before to one-month after TKA. Methods: Twenty-six patients scheduled for TKA were included. Results: The… Continue reading
POSTPONED!!! – Symposium: Evidence-based Practice in Sport: The Case for Tensiomyography (TMG)
Date posted: 18.03.2020
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS. ALTERNATIVE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED. By University of Stirling. This symposium, Evidence-based Practice in Sport: The Case for Tensiomyography (TMG), is a unique event tailored for sport- and health-professionals and practitioners who might work with athletes or the general public and who may or may… Continue reading
Using Tensiomyography to Assess Changes in Knee Muscle Contraction Properties After Concentric and Eccentric Fatiguing Muscle Actions
Date posted: 16.03.2020
A new scientific publication paper shows that the contraction velocity, assessed with tensiomyography (TMG), was the parameter which showed differences between time by muscle by muscle activation after fatiguing leg extension sets. Abstract: The purposes of this study were to analyze the effects of different types of muscle contraction (concentric and eccentric) on the passive… Continue reading
Scientific Publication: Tensiomyographical responsiveness to peripheral fatigue in quadriceps femoris
Date posted: 05.03.2020
We are proud to share the latest Tensiomyography (TMG) publication with you. Thirty-nine recreational athletes participated and TMG parameters of QF bellies and maximal voluntary isometric contraction (MVIC) were measured before and after a fatigue protocol. The authors believe that Tensiomyography (TMG), has emerged as a technique that can assess the presence of peripheral fatigue… Continue reading
Fresh 2020 scientific publication using Tensiomyography: A Maximal Incremental Test in Cyclists Causes Greater Peripheral Fatigue in Biceps Femoris
Date posted: 20.01.2020
Forty-eight volunteers’ well-trained male cyclists were evaluated during the competition season within a recovery microcycle. Tensiomyography was used before and after performing an incremental test until exhaustion in cycle ergometer to measure the radial muscle belly displacement of the vastus lateralis (VL), rectus femoris (RF), and biceps femoris (BF) on the dominant leg. Maximum radial… Continue reading
Quantitative assessment of Muscle stiffness using TENSIOMYOGRAPHY before and after Injection of Botulinum toxin Type A in Patients after Stroke
Date posted: 10.01.2020
New research publication using TENSIOMYOGRAPHY. Continue reading
Tensiomyography has been used in over 160 scientific publications!
Date posted: 16.12.2019
We’re proud to announce that Tensiomyography has been used in over 160 scientific publications! The first article was published in 1997 by professor Valenčič from the University of Ljubljana. Tensiomyography as a method which precisely measures the speed of muscle contraction and muscle stiffness, has been applied in the fields of Anatomy, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology,… Continue reading
Tensiomyography Derived Parameters Reflect Skeletal Muscle Architectural Adaptations Following 6-Weeks of Lower Body Resistance Training
Date posted: 11.12.2019
Measurement of muscle specific contractile properties in response to resistance training (RT) can provide practitioners valuable information regarding physiological status of individuals. Field based measurements of such contractile properties within specific muscle groups, could be beneficial when monitoring efficacy of training or rehabilitation interventions. Tensiomyography (TMG) quantifies contractile properties of individual muscles via an electrically… Continue reading
New Tensiomyography study performed on top level soccer players
Date posted: 27.11.2019
Neuromuscular characteristic of Biceps Femoris muscle in the top Serbian soccer players measured by Tensiomyography method: quantitative model The study was performed on 54 healthy top-level soccer players. The main aim of this study was to define the quantitative neuromuscular characteristics of Biceps Femoris muscle (BF) as the knee joint flexor, i.e. the major synergist… Continue reading
Evaluation of Calf Muscular Function During the Recovery Phase After the Repair of an Achilles Tendon Rupture
Date posted: 18.11.2019
Abstract: Using Tensiomyography we evaluated a patient that had Achilles tendon rupture surgery. The contralateral normal side measurements were also performed for evaluation and comparison of the site of injury. The occurrence of Achilles tendon rupture happens in 2% of the population per year. In recent years there has been an increased interest in middle-aged… Continue reading
New Tensiomyography TMG publication: Contractile properties of superficial skeletal muscle affect postural control in healthy young adults
Date posted: 08.11.2019
A test of the rambling and trembling hypothesis. The rambling and trembling analysis separates the center of pressure (COP) fluctuations into two components: rambling (supraspinal contribution) and trembling (muscle stiffness / reflexive properties contribution). We examined whether the trembling component is correlated to the contractile properties (muscle stiffness and contraction time) of lower limb superficial… Continue reading
Tensiomyography TMG used by Irineu Loturco, founder and director of the Nucleus of High Performance in Sport (NAR; São Paulo, Brazil)
Date posted: 22.10.2019
Irineu Loturco describes Tensiomyography (TMG) as a very practical and useful method; however, in his facilities, due to their natural expertise and objectives, they primarily use Tensiomyography TMG to provide insight into muscle fatigue, readiness for training, and training adaptations. Read more in THIS interview.
Acute Effect of Eccentric Overload Exercises on Change of Direction Performance and Lower-Limb Muscle Contractile Function
Date posted: 11.09.2019
This study aimed to evaluate the postactivation potentiation (PAP) effects following eccentric overload (EOL) exercises on change of direction (COD) performance and muscle contractile function. Muscle contractile function was assessed by tensiomyography (TMG) such as muscle contraction time (Tc), time delay (Td) and displacement of the muscle belly (Dm) of vastus lateralis (VL), vastus medialis… Continue reading
Cedars-Sinai Kerlan Jobe Institute uses TENSIOMYOGRAPHY to contribute to performance and optimization of nervous system function
Date posted: 29.08.2019
Cedars-Sinai Kerlan Jobe Institute uses TENSIOMYOGRAPHY to contribute to performance and optimization of nervous system function Continue reading
TMG muscle assessment of National football teams from U15 to U19 and WU17 to WU19 just completed
Date posted: 09.08.2019
TMG testing of National Football teams Continue reading
International Society Of Tensiomyography is proud to announce that Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment journal is now re-published by Wolters Kluwer
Date posted: 11.07.2019
Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment, a publication of International Society of Tensiomyography, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.The journal’s full text is available online… Continue reading
International Society of TENSIOMYOGRAPHY at ECSS – scientific meeting in Prague – July 4th 2019
Date posted: 20.06.2019
Dear members of European College of Sport Science! If you are attending ECSS congress in Prague on July 4th 2019, kindly check invitation to scientific meeting organized by International Society of TENSIOMYOGRAPHY. The main agenda is introduction of new journal “Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment” and the opportunity for the researchers focused in this… Continue reading
Four presentations of Tensiomyography during ACSM annual meeting
Date posted: 27.05.2019
ACSM Annual meeting will start tomorrow in Orlando-Florida. If you are one of 5800 participants, please visit Tensiomyography (TMG) presentations during ACSM: Room: CC-Hall WA2; Board #51; May 29 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Title: Tensiomyographic And Sprint Assessments Following Different Warmup Protocols In Collegiate Male Soccer Athletes Authors: Chad H. Herring, Michael J.… Continue reading
Clinical utility of tensiomyography for muscle function analysis in athletes
Date posted: 07.05.2019
An exhaustive review has been made to filter the studies that have analyzed muscle function though tensiomyography (TMG) with elite or well-trained athletes. The results of this review indicate that the several protocols used in athletes to find the displacement-time curve with greater maximum radial muscle displacement showed a good-excellent reliability. Full article
NATURE scientific reports: Effect of a Repeated Sprint Ability test on the muscle contractile properties in elite futsal players
Date posted: 25.03.2019
Tensiomyography (TMG) had proven once again its usability when very repeatable and sensitive methodology is required to follow changes in muscle contractile properties. Information about the speed of muscle contraction was very useful to detect effect of local muscle fatigue. Full Article
Tensiomyography parameters and serum biomarkers after eccentric exercise
Date posted: 14.02.2019
The tensiomyography (TMG) technique is increasingly used to determine muscle contractile properties in exercise and injury management. The present study investigated the informative value of TMG parameters in correlation with commonly used (creatine kinase, CK; myoglobin, Mb) and novel candidate biomarkers of muscle damage (heart-type fatty acid-binding protein, h-FABP; high-mobility group box 1, HMGB1). Full article
Tensiomyography & hallmarks of bed-rest-induced atrophy
Date posted: 12.02.2019
New article was published in Journal of Applied Physiology and it’s about using Tensiomyography to detect changes in muscles as a consequence after lack of movement. We are leaving in the world facing aging of the population and anti-aging research are gaining importance. This article demonstrate how useful can be the information provided by Tensiomyography… Continue reading
ISOT MEETING 2019
Date posted: 11.02.2019
ISOT Meeting 2019 July 4 @ 17:00 – 19:00 17:00 – 17:05 Opening Welcome: Srđan Đorđevič – president of ISOT 17:05 – 18:00 Introducing journal ASMFA (Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment) Scope of the journal: Editor-in-Chief Dr Swarup Mukherjee Disciplines of ASMFA (Associate Editors): Prof Alexander Ferrauti, Associate Prof Boštjan Šimunič, Associate Prof Milivoj… Continue reading
List of MC Method publications
Date posted: 23.03.2018
MC Sensor—A Novel Method for Measurement of Muscle Tension: http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/11/10/9411 The Piezo-resistive MC Sensor is a Fast and Accurate Sensor for the Measurement of Mechanical Muscle Activity https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332911608_The_Piezo-resistive_MC_Sensor_is_a_Fast_and_Accurate_Sensor_for_the_Measurement_of_Mechanical_Muscle_Activity In-Vivo Measurement of Muscle Tension: Dynamic Properties of the MC Sensor during Isometric Muscle Contraction: http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/14/9/17848?utm_source=TrendMD&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Sensors__TrendMD_0 A Novel Approach to Measuring Muscle Mechanics in… Continue reading
MC Method videos
MC method principle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqww7gW72Ls MC Method in cycling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Olw8SAfGgZQ MC Method in squating: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nMjPqh4tM4 MC Method in impact biomechanics: Frontal crash test https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aM3VENPXy8
Tensiomyography & Scientific Impact: 23 scientific publications published in 2017!
Date posted: 17.01.2018
We are proud to announce 23 scientific publications in 2017! Congratulations to all the authors and co-authors! We never had so many publications published in a year. We believe Tensiomyography is assessment tool to use if you are aiming for good scientific impact. In order to gain scientific impact your publication needs to reach… Continue reading
Official ASMFS web site launched Published by Wolters Kluwer!
We have reached the first milestone in our collaboration with Wolters Kluwer, new web page for Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment, a publication of International Society of Tensiomyography. Of course this is just a start! http://www.asmfa.org/ Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA) is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care… Continue reading
Series of Tensiomyography workshops in Japan, Korea and Australia
We are proud to announce our Asian tour which will take place from 23th January 2018 – 9th February 2018. Organisations interested in Tensiomyography will be visited and workshops will be organised. More details: Japan: 23th January 2018 – 27th January 2018 Korea: 29th January 2018 – 2nd February 2018 Australia: 5th February 2018 –… Continue reading
Franz 2017 – Ischemic Preconditioning Blunts Muscle Damage Responses Induced by Eccentric Exercise
Alexander Franz from University Hospital Duesseldorf and his colleagues published an article “Ischemic Preconditioning Blunts Muscle Damage Responses Induced by Eccentric Exercise” in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise journal published by American College of Sports Medicine. Tensiomyography has proven once more to be sensitive enough to ne used in similar studies. … Continue reading
López-Fernández 2017 – Neuromuscular responses and physiological patterns during a soccer simulation protocol. Artificial turf versus natural grass
Jorge López-Fernández from University of Castilla-La Mancha and his colleagues published an article “Neuromuscular responses and physiological patterns during a soccer simulation protocol. Artificial turf versus natural grass” They concluded playing on artificial turf should cause similar neuromuscular responses to natural grass. This is another new possible application for Tensiomyography Full article:… Continue reading
Loturco 2017 – Predictive Factors of Elite Sprint Performance: Influences of Muscle Mechanical Properties and Functional Parameters
Loturco Irineu from Nucleus of High Performance is Sport Sao Paolo and his colleagues published the article “Predictive Factors Of Elite Sprint Performance: Influences Of Muscle Mechanical Properties And Functional Parameters” in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. In conclusion, it was found that faster athletes performed better in strength-power tests, in both… Continue reading
Simunic et al 2017 – Tensiomyographic assessment of muscle contractile properties in 9 to 14 year old children
Bostjan Simunic from Institute for Kinesiology Research Koper and his colleagues published a study “Tensiomyographic assessment of muscle contractile properties in 9 to 14 year old children” in Training & Testing journal. Their conclusion: “When applying the relationship between proportion of MHC-I and Tc established in adults to children’s TMG data, we found a… Continue reading
Martin-Rodríguez 2017 – Reliability and measurement error of tensiomyography to assess mechanical muscle function: A systematic review
Martín-Rodríguez from College of Graduates in Physical Education of the Canary Islands and his colegues published “Reliability and Measurement Error of Tensiomyography to Assess Mechanical Muscle Function: A Systematic Review” in Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. The conclusion tells it all: “In conclusion, this study indicates that 3 of the TMG parameters (Dm,… Continue reading
Kessler foundation implemented novel MC method
Date posted: 02.11.2017
In Kessler foundation it’s all about staying on the cutting edge! Our latest invention MC method represents huge potential for future research as it allows monitoring of force production in muscles and/or tendons during voluntary movement. Kessler foundation is planning to measure the force generated by the Rectus Femoris muscle, in healthy adults, during a… Continue reading
TMG@Korea: YeongNam University
TMG S1 is becoming popular assessment tool for specific studies running by Korean research institutions. Tensiomyography was presented during Korean sport congress where YeongNam University already presented a poster “The effect of muscle tension under compression wear”. We are looking forward to get more studies where Tensiomyography will be used.
TMG@Korea: Woosong University
The latest influential research institution in Korea using Tensiomyography is Woosong University. They started with a lot of enthusiasm which makes Korea one of the fastest growing research market for Tensiomyography.
TMG@Superleague Greece: FC AEK
AEK ATHENS FC is one of the best football clubs in Greek Super league. With the help of the TMG S1 diagnostic system, the management aims to optimize rehabilitation of its players and improve injury prevention protocols. The best of luck!
TMG@Japan: Teikyo University
We are proud to announce that Teikyo University implemented two TMG S1 systems in their research projects. Teikyo University is just the last in the line of prestigious research institutions in Japan using Tensiomyography for their research. Starting with faculties of Economics and Liberal Arts 1962, Teikyo University has been developing as a solid comprehensive… Continue reading
New article: Acute foam rolling effects on contractile properties of the m. biceps femoris
This study showed that while muscle tone increased after strength training, relevant changes in muscle tone could not be detected after stretching or FR. As a benefit for practical FR applications, it might be concluded that single bouts of FR are not effectual in significantly affecting muscle tone. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12662-017-0467-y
New Article: Predictive Factors of Elite Sprint Performance. Influences of Muscle Mechanical Properties and Functional Parameters.
This study concludes that faster athletes performed better in strength-power tests, in both loaded and unloaded conditions, as confirmed by the strong correlations observed between speed and power measures. Lastly, the Vc also showed a marked selective influence on sprint and power capacities. These findings reinforce the notion that maximum running speed is a very… Continue reading
VISIT US AT MEDICA 2017
MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector and we are pleased to announce that the company TMG-BMC will be exhibiting our state-of-the-art muscle diagnostics solutions for the fourth time. You are welcome to visit us in Hall 15, at the Wearable Technologies pavilion, stand A23 in Düsseldorf, Germany. As our schedules are… Continue reading
New MC article: Mechanomyography and Torque during FES-Evoked Muscle Contractions to Fatigue in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
The findings in this study demonstrate that a skin-surface muscle mechanomyography sensor is an accurate proxy for electrically-evoked muscle contraction torques when directly measured during isometric dynamometry in individuals with SCI. The novel application of the MC sensor during FES-evoked muscle contractions suggested its possible application for real-world tasks (e.g., prolonged sit-to-stand, stepping,) where muscle… Continue reading
“TMG: A Secret Weapon in Sports Performance and Rehabilitation” Writen by Carl Valle @ Simplifaster
Date posted: 22.09.2017
New publication: Is Tensiomyography a useful assessment tool in sports medicine?
Date posted: 04.08.2017
The authors of this letter wanted to encourage researchers to further investigate measurement properties (validity, responsiveness, and reliability) and applicability of TMG in sports medicine, as this is an assessment tool that, in their experience, may have a great potential to improve the prevention and management of musculoskeletal injuries of athletes. They pointed out the… Continue reading
TMG @ 4th Sports & Exercise Medicine Summer Course in Kalamata, Greece
We are pleased to announce that we will organize a TMG workshop during the 4th Sports & Exercise Medicine Summer Course in Kalamata, Greece. The quality of lectures will be on the highest level. For more information, please visit the web page: https://www.sportsmedicinesummercourse.gr/
New client: University of Central Florida
We are very happy to announce that the University of Central Florida has implemented tensiomyography as one of the assessment tools for quantifying fatigue, evaluating training and monitoring the effects of nutritional interventions. We wish Professor David Fukuda and his team from UCF many successful publications!
TMG@EU Business venues in Singapore and Thailand
The company TMG was chosen among 40 most promising medical device manufacturers in Europe for a business mission to Singapore and Thailand. This is a great opportunity for TMG to get exposure in the South Asian markets. We will be exhibiting at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre and we will also participate in… Continue reading
New partner from Lithuania: UAB TEIDA
We are happy to announce the collaboration with the company Teida. We will jointly promote tensiomyography on the territory of Lithuania. More information about Teida: http://www.teida.lt/
New client: FC Paok
We are proud to announce that the football club FC Paok has implemented TMG into their daily work. TMG will provide individual muscle profiles of all the players in order to manage muscular risks. TMG will also be used during the rehabilitation process of Paok players. We wish Dr.Emmanuel T. PAPACOSTAS and his colleagues a… Continue reading
MC method publication: A Novel Approach to Measuring Muscle Mechanics in Vehicle Collision Conditions
We are happy to announce the first publication where our new method- MC- was used in impact biomechanics. The aim of the study was to evaluate a novel approach to measuring neck muscle load and activity in vehicle collision conditions. The authors concluded that such an approach enables a more detailed assessment of the muscle-tendon… Continue reading
TMG at ECSS 2017 in Metropolis Ruhr
Date posted: 16.06.2017
We are happy to participate in ECSS again. This year we have a special congress president Dr. Alexander Ferrauti, who is also an important Tensiomyography author and founder of the International Society of Tensiomyography. Welcome to our stand at the Essen fair. See you there! We are also proud to be part of official… Continue reading
New client: Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport
Established in 1930, the Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Baku. The Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. We are proud that… Continue reading
New publication : Seijas et al. (2017) – Gluteus maximus contraction velocity assessed by tensiomyography improves following arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement
Seijas is a part of Dr. Ramon Cugat’s team from Barcelona. They have contributed another important publication about how TMG can help following treatment of femoroacetabular impingement. They have come to some important conclusions. Athletes with FAI participating in sports with great involvement of GM may benefit from arthroscopic treatment and its subsequent rehabilitation. TMG… Continue reading
Pakosz et al. (2017) – TMG as a prevention method of athletes muscles, ligaments and joints injuries
Another important publication was published by Pakosz and his colleagues. They have concluded that the TMG system is an effective tool allowing us to detect and indicate the risk of muscle, ligament, and joint injuries. The TMG study can evaluate sports programs and give an opportunity to correct them. Using monthly compensating training suggested by… Continue reading
Video report from the Dublin workshop
The Tensiomyography workshop in Dublin was a success! We have arranged the filming of the presentation for all of you who were not able to attend. All the presentations can be found on this link: http://www.redbackbiotek.com/tmg-tensiomyography-workshop
ISOT launches new journal ASMFA at ECSS
We are counting down the days until the launch of the ASMFA journal (Advances in skeletal muscle function assessment). The primary aim of the journal is to publish research, reviews and reports on various aspects of skeletal muscle function assessment technologies and their application in injury prevention, recovery and rehabilitation of injuries, sports training and performance enhancement, occupational… Continue reading
June 1st, 2017: Tensiomyography workshop at Leeds Becket University – free registration
Date posted: 26.05.2017
You are welcome to attend a Tensiomyography workshop at the Leeds Becket University on Thursday, June 1st. Registration is free, just contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tensiomyography : Sports Science and Clinical Application Thursday 1st June. James Graham Lecture Theatre C. Headingley Campus, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom. 8:30-9:00 Registration and coffee 09:00 Welcome and opening… Continue reading
New journal ASMFA to be launched at ECSS
We are counting down the days until the launch of the ASMFA journal (Advances in skeletal muscle function assessment). The primary aim of the journal is to publish research, reviews and reports on various aspects of skeletal muscle function assessment technologies and their application in injury prevention, recovery and rehabilitation of injuries, sports training and… Continue reading
TMG at South Australian Sports Institute (SASI)
Date posted: 20.03.2017
“Gidday mate”… these were the first words spoken when our Australian partner AiMedical informed us we have South Australian Sports Institute confirming their intension to implement a TMG S1 unit. Established in 1982, the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) was Australia’s first state sports institute. It is a division of the Office for Recreation and… Continue reading
TMG at Limoges Basketball Club
Date posted: 18.03.2017
We are happy to announce the Limoges basketball club will implement TMG technology as a tool which will help them individualize training plans for their players. We wish Limoges a lot of success and as few injuries as possible.
Leasing options for TMG S1 systems in collaboration with GRENKE LEASING
Date posted: 12.03.2017
We are very happy to inform any potential new user that a leasing option for TMG S1 is possible. This option is limited to the countries where Grenke Leasing holding operates, but they are present in many countries worldwide. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more at email@example.com.
Muscle Contraction Velocity: A Suitable Approach to Analyze the Functional Adaptations in Elite Soccer Players
Date posted: 10.03.2017
Professor Irineu Loturco from Nucleus of High Performance in Sport, São Paulo, Brazil together with his team recently published the article “Muscle Contraction Velocity: A Suitable Approach to Analyze the Functional Adaptations in Elite Soccer Players”. 22 male Brazilian elite soccer players were assessed in this study and the key conclusions are: – Tensiomyography (TMG)… Continue reading
New research: State of Neuromuscular Balance and Lower Limb Lean Mass of Costa Rican First Division Professional Soccer Players
Date posted: 07.03.2017
Daniel Rojas-Valverde and his team from the National University of Costa Rica published a study in which they determined the neuromuscular balance and lower limb lean mass status of 23 Costa Rican First division professional soccer players based on tensiomyography data. The article offers a characteristic model of significant lower limb muscles. Now we can… Continue reading
New research: Symmetry tensiomyographic neuromuscular response after chronic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
Date posted: 02.03.2017
Professor Maeda and his team from Hiroshima University published an important article: They concluded that the presence of strength and symmetry deficits in the vastus medialis and biceps femoris suggest the need for long-term post-operative training following ACL reconstruction. There are relevant clinical improvements of muscle response and velocity as well as muscle strength in… Continue reading
Tensiomyography Sport and Clinical Technology International Workshop Series in Dublin, Oslo and Leeds (UK)
Date posted: 28.02.2017
In cooperation with our distribution partner Redback Biotek we are organizing an international series of workshops dedicated to the implementation of tensiomyography into the fields of sports and medicine. The workshops will take place on March 30th in Ireland (ITT Dublin), May 3rd in Norway (Hoyskolen Kristiania, Oslo), while the exact date of the workshop… Continue reading
New Eurostars – Eureka project with CSEM ahead of us
Date posted: 18.02.2017
After successfully completing SensMotion, an Eurostars R&D project, we are glad to inform you that our second Eurostars project has been approved. Once more, our partner will be the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM). The project will be focused on the development of a prototype for simple, selective, non-invasive and fast functional diagnostics… Continue reading
New partnership: Fit the ground
Date posted: 17.02.2017
A long-term collaboration with the coach Nicolas Charton has resulted in a new project in France “Fit the ground”. In the summer of 2017, a top-level summer camp for football players will take place near Paris. We welcome all the players who are interested to join us! For more information, please follow this link.
TMG in Argentina: Depormed clinic Buenos Aires
Date posted: 15.02.2017
Dr. Hugo Svetlize, a pioneer of sports medicine in Argentina and Latin America has recently acquired the TMG S1 system for his sports medicine clinic Depormed clinic Buenos Aires. Working with elite sports organizations and individuals, TMG will enable him to gain an in-depth insight into the efficiency of different rehabilitation programs.
New Client: The Hungarian Football Association
Date posted: 11.02.2017
The Hungarian Football Association has implemented the TMG S1 system in order to improve physical performance, prevent injuries, monitor rehabilitation and support return-to-play decisions.
New article from Japan: Structural and functional characteristics of human skeletal muscle due to athletic performance
Date posted: 04.02.2017
We are very proud to welcome the first Japanese publication on tensiomyography. Many thanks to Dr. Tsunoda and his team from the Kokushikan University.
New client: The Sudan Football Association
Date posted: 02.02.2017
The number of football associations on the list of our clients is rapidly increasing. In 2017, we have- apart from the Hungarian Football Association- delivered one of our systems also to the Sudan Football Association where it will be used for training optimization and injury prevention.
17 new articles on tensiomyography published in 2016
Date posted: 18.01.2017
2016 was a very productive year in terms of the publication of scientific articles on tensiomyography. Authors from all over the world published 17 articles that cover a wide spectrum of different fields, from sports science, rehabilitation, to medicine. You can find the list of new articles below, yet you are also welcome to download… Continue reading
New client: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Date posted: 16.01.2017
The Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic from Los Angeles is a world leader in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic and sports medicine injuries and illnesses. They have recently acquired a TMG system in order to refine muscle-related injury diagnostic protocols. TMG will be applied in the field of sports medicine as well as orthopedics and research.
New distributor in Hungary: KonsMed
Date posted: 07.01.2017
We have started a co-operation with KonsMed, our new distribution partner in Hungary. KonsMed is an established distributor of medicine-related equipment and we look forward to increasing our presence in Hungary with their help.
Collaboration with Dr. Petros Ioannou Clinic
Date posted: 03.01.2017
We are happy to announce that we have started to collaborate with eminent Dr. Petros Ioannou Clinic from Cyprus. Dr. Petros Ioannou, the founder and manager of the clinic is also a head doctor of Cyprus national football team. He and his team will use TMG for diagnostics of patients with sport injuries, such as… Continue reading
TMG & FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Dubai
Date posted: 18.12.2016
Tensiomyography is a part of standard diagnostic procedures at the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Dubai. They have recently featured tensiomyography also as one of key services in their brochure. You can find more information on their website.
New article: Tensiomyographical responses to accelerometer loads in female collegiate basketball players
Date posted: 11.12.2016
Kyle D. Peterson and Gabriela T. Quiggle from The University of Iowa Olympic Strength & Conditioning department have recently published an article in which they have characterized the relationship between relative versus absolute internal and external loads in collegiate basketball players throughout the course of a season. Apart from analysis based on triaxial accelerometers, players… Continue reading
New article: Reduced Radial Displacement of the Gastrocnemius Medialis Muscle Following Electrically Elicited Fatigue
Date posted: 10.12.2016
The objective of the study was to measure peripheral-fatigue-induced alterations in mechanical and contractile properties of the plantar-flexor muscles through noninvasive TMG concurrently with maximal voluntary contraction (MVC) and passive muscle tension (PMT) to validate TMG as a gauge of peripheral fatigue. The study revealed that TMG successfully detected fatigue, evident from reduced MVC, by… Continue reading
New article on MC: Evaluation of mechanical properties of knee extensor and patellar Tendon during squatting by muscle contraction sensor method.
Date posted: 07.12.2016
Tanaka Shlgeharu, Imawaka Taro, Srdjan Djordjevic and Naoya Tsunoda have presented the results of their long term study at the 34 International Conference of Biomechanics in Sport. In the scope of their study, they have evaluated mechanical properties of the knee extensor and patellar tendon during squatting with the muscle contraction sensor method. They conclude… Continue reading
TMG at the ISC International Sport Convention
Date posted: 27.11.2016
TMG will exhibit during the International Sport Convention in Geneva on December 7th and 8th 2016. The ISC Exhibition brings together a diverse range of organisations, suppliers, producers, as well as and sports federations, national associations and other sports governing bodies, who wish to engage with Conference Delegates and Exhibition Visitors, with the connection being… Continue reading
TMG at the BASES Conference
Date posted: 18.11.2016
Visit us at our stand at the BASES Conference in Nottingham 29th to 30th November. BASES prides itself in putting together 2 days of world-leading sport and exercise science-specific content. Hope we can meet there.
TMG helped Scots swimmers to get Olympic medals
Date posted: 15.11.2016
Ben Hixson, a head coach at the British Swimming recently gave an interview to Herald Scotland in which he described the role of TMG in the preparations of Duncan Scott for the Rio 2016 and Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, by following words: “When we got approached two years ago about using this, I thought… Continue reading
ZD Velenje to offer TMG services
Date posted: 14.11.2016
We are proud to introduce the first public primary health care services provider to implement TMG technology in their offer. Primary health care services are geographically dispersed and enable wider access to TMG services. We will work closely with ZD Velenje to make further steps together.
New partner in Australia and New Zealand
Date posted: 10.11.2016
AIMedical represents some of the world’s leading manufacturers to offer Australia the world’s best, with local support, sales, and service. We are proud to have an opportunity to work with such renowned partner and look forward to future cooperation.
Institute for sport medicine in Maribor became FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence
Date posted: 01.11.2016
Institute for sport medicine, which is part of The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Maribor officially presented the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Certificate to the project led by Professor Matjaž Vogrin. In Slovenia, Michel D’Hooghe, the Chairman of the Medical Commission of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), opened this project.… Continue reading
New Article by ASPIRE & ASPETAR
Date posted: 20.10.2016
Physiotherapists and other practitioners commonly prescribe foam rolling as an intervention, but the mechanistic effects of this intervention are not known. Andrew M. Murray,John Sproule,Thomas W. Jones,Cosmin Horobeanu and Anthony P. Turner decided to investigate if a single bout of foam rolling affects flexibility, skeletal muscle contractility and reflected temperature. We glad to see that… Continue reading
Date posted: 05.10.2016
The new academy Science2Improve has been launched in Spain. In the scope of the academy attendants will learn about the cutting edge methods and technologies. We are very happy that tensiomyography is part of this academy. You can find more information on their Facebook or Twitter profile.
Visit us at MEDICA 2016
Date posted: 01.10.2016
MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector and we are pleased to announce that the company TMG-BMC will be exhibiting our state-of-the-art muscle diagnostics solutions for the fourth time. You are welcome to visit us in Hall 15, at the Wearable Technologies pavilion, stand A23, between 14 – 17th of November 2016… Continue reading
ASMFA website launched
Date posted: 30.09.2016
We have just launched a website of Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment (ASMFA) Journal. The site can be accessed on http://www.asmfajournal.org where you can find all details and information for authors. As we plan to publish an initial issue already in December 2016, we invite you to submit relevant papers ASAP.
Official opening of the Application Centre Baluo
Date posted: 28.09.2016
The BALUO Application Centre, one of the most advanced diagnostic and performance centers in Central Europe, will be officially opened on the 11th of November 2016. We are proud that tensiomyography will have an important role in their well-equipped laboratory as it will be used on high priority researches.
TMG @ Sports Biometrics Conference
Date posted: 26.09.2016
Mark Stephenson will present tensiomyography as one of the tools which helps to determine optimal training loads and recovery interventions during his session titled Sustaining Peak Performance, at the Sports Biometrics Conference, which will be held in San Francisco, November 13-15, 2016. Apart from being the human performance program manager at the Naval Special Warfare… Continue reading
New distributor in Korea
Date posted: 23.09.2016
In order to provide the best possible training and support for tensiomyography users in Korea, we have started a collaboration with a renowned local distributor HOSPI Co., Ltd. We believe that our cooperation will lead to an increased presence of our products on the Korean market and satisfaction of our clients there.
New distributor in Ireland
Date posted: 20.09.2016
We have extended our distribution network to Ireland in order to make our products more accessible for their research, physiotherapy and elite sports institutions. As our partner Redback Biotek Limited has over 30 years of experience in this segment, we believe that our cooperation will result in many satisfied users of our products.
New client: FC Kairat
Date posted: 14.09.2016
FC Kairat is one of the best Kazakhstani football clubs and the current champion of the Kazakhstan Premier League. With the help of the TMG S1 diagnostic system, the management aims to optimize the performance of its players and improve injury prevention protocols.
First Chinese publication on TMG
Date posted: 10.09.2016
Jian Chen and a group of fellow Chinese researchers have recently published a scientific publication on tensiomyography with the title Effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation on hamstring function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The research focuses on ACL in relation to sports injuries. You can find more details on following link.
New client: Alma Mater Europaea
Date posted: 25.08.2016
The recently established Slovenian research institution is strongly focused on the field of physiotherapy. Recently, we have agreed to establish a close research collaboration in this field aimed towards the development of new applications of tensiomyography in physiotherapy.
New technology partner
Date posted: 22.08.2016
Acibadem Sports, the leading sport medicine centre in Turkey and a FIFA medical centre of excellence became our new technology partner. We will join our efforts in the field of the development of new applications in sport science.
Tensiomyography and Science – The best ratio between innovation and acceptance
Date posted: 20.08.2016
In the world of science, we are all eager to pursue a scientific impact. However, we regularly forget about the essence of the impact in a larger scope and rather focus on citation counts. The Nature (2013) even examined the impact in a special issue named impact: The Search for the Science That Matters. They… Continue reading
The Acute Effect of a Foam Roller
Date posted: 14.08.2016
Martínez-Cabrera and Núñez-Sánchez (2016) have assessed the acute effect of a foam roller (FR) in the rectus femoris muscle by using TMG. Seventeen male professional soccer players (age 21.4 ± 3.8 years, height 180.5 ± 7.7 cm, and mass 73.6 ± 10.7 kg) had performed 4 sets with the duration of 15s using the foam… Continue reading
The effects of dry needling (DNHS technique) on the contractile properties of spastic muscles in a patient who had suffered a stroke: a case report.
Date posted: 11.08.2016
The aim of the case report written by Calvo et al. (2016) was to quantify the effects of dry needling (DNHS technique) on the contractile properties of spastic muscles in an individual who had suffered a stroke. The DNHS technique was applied to a 50-year-old male 2.5 years after having suffered a stroke, who had… Continue reading
Assessment of fatigue and recovery
Date posted: 06.08.2016
The study of Reaeder et al. (2016) aimed to analyze changes of neuromuscular, physiological and perceptual markers for a routine assessment of fatigue and recovery in high-resistance strength training. Fourteen male and nine female athletes participated in a six-day intensified strength training micro-cycle (STM) designed to purposefully overreach. After each cycle, they were evaluated with… Continue reading
The Effect of High and Low Flexibility Levels
Date posted: 01.08.2016
Rey et al. (2016) from the University of Vigo have recently published an article in which they have analyzed the impact of high and low flexibility levels of hamstring and quadriceps muscles on physical fitness and neuromuscular properties in professional soccer players. 62 male professional soccer players participated in this study, in which several tests… Continue reading
Can a preseason functional muscle assessment reduce muscle injuries?
Date posted: 28.07.2016
The preseason period is very important in terms of the overall preparation of football players to all the efforts, strains and impacts that they will endure during the season. Askling, Karlsson and Thorstensson (2003) have shown that the addition of specific preseason strength training for the hamstrings would be beneficial for elite soccer players, both… Continue reading
TMG measurements in Al-Shabab FC
Date posted: 22.07.2016
July is the most suitable month for a TMG preseason muscle assessment. After we had finished the diagnostics in Bayer 04 Leverkusen, we flew to Amsterdam to evaluate the players of Al-Shabab FC. The players’ muscle profiles will be used to individualize and optimize the training routine.
TMG measurements in FC Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Date posted: 21.07.2016
Bayer 04 Leverkusen is trying to get the most out of the preseason period, which is why they have decided to refine their trainings on the basis of TMG diagnostics. Our experts have performed detailed measurements of all players and provided guidelines for training optimization on an individual level.
TMG measurements in FC Lokomotiv Moscow
Date posted: 19.07.2016
Our experts have performed tensiomyographic measurements of FC Lokomotiv Moscow players during their preparations in Austria. As well as in other cases, these preseason evaluations will be used for training optimization and injury prevention.
TMG measurements in Giorna FC and Red Bull Brasil
Date posted: 17.07.2016
Giorna FC and Red Bull Brasil strongly believe in the importance of preseason training optimization, which is why they rely on tensiomyographic diagnostics provided by the team staff and local experts.
TMG tests of the Slovenia national football teams
Date posted: 14.07.2016
We have performed several tensiomyographic tests on players of younger selections of different Slovenia national football teams. Tests that are performed annually enable coaches to monitor the development of players and refine their training approaches.
ISOT consensus meeting at the ECSS
Date posted: 12.07.2016
We have hosted an ISOT consensus meeting on the 6th of July at the recent European College of Sport Science congress in Vienna. All the members that were present supported the idea to form the ISOT journal with the name Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment. The final structure of the journal as attached has… Continue reading
New publication: Preseason Neuromuscular Assessment through TMG
Date posted: 03.07.2016
Oscar García-García from the University of Vigo, an avid TMG user and founding member of the International Society of Tensiomyography (ISOT) has recently published a new article on a preseason neuromuscular assessment through TMG in the Annals of Sports Medicine and Research. The aim of this study was to determine the baseline neuromuscular TMG parameters… Continue reading
A publication on MC
Date posted: 01.07.2016
Maryam Pourmajidian and her colleagues from the University of Malaya have, in cooperation with Glen M. Davis from the University of Sydney, presented the results of their research work on MC at the Functional Electrical Stimulation Society Annual Conference (IFESS), 2014 IEEE 19th International Conference. Their pilot investigation was conducted on the measurement of muscle… Continue reading
New Client: Manchester City F.C.
Date posted: 20.06.2016
After an odd season in 2015/16, Manchester City F.C.is determined to pursue the Premiership title. In order to improve their RTP decisions and reduce muscle injuries, they have recently acquired our TMG S1 system. We hope that our innovative technology will help them achieve the much desired goal.
The role of tensiomyography in ACL injury prevention
Date posted: 18.06.2016
Tensiomyography (TMG) is a well-established method for the assessment of contractile muscle properties, however, its application for anterior cruciate ligament ACL injury prevention has not been elaborated in the past. In 2014, professor Cougat and his colleagues used TMG to assess the neuromuscular risk factors for an ACL injury in male soccer players. According to… Continue reading
Patent for MC method granted in Japan
Date posted: 16.06.2016
After China, a patent for our MC diagnostic method has been granted also in Japan. We expect to obtain patents in other target markets in the following months.
TMG measurements in NK Olimpija
Our experts have recently conducted a pre-season players’ evaluation of the winners of the Slovenian League in the 2015–16 season – NK Olimpija players – in order to create the exact muscle profile of each player. This will enable the coaching staff to individualize training routine during the preparation period on the basis of players’… Continue reading
New Client: The School of Health Sciences at Tokyo University of Technology
Date posted: 12.06.2016
The School of Health Sciences at the Tokyo University of Technology will use the TMG S1 technology for the research of muscle pathologies in the field of medicine. We look forward to seeing the results of their work and especially the clinical studies.
TMG measurements in HNK Hajduk Split
Date posted: 10.06.2016
In order to take the most out of the pre-season, a tensiomyographic assessment of the HNK Hajduk Split players has been performed to individualize and improve their training routine.
New publication: Muscle mechanical properties of strength and endurance athletes and changes after one week of intensive training
Date posted: 27.05.2016
Prof. Alexander Ferrauti from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and his colleagues from the Ruhr University Bochum, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, and the Saarland University have recently published an article with the title “Muscle mechanical properties of strength and endurance athletes and changes after one week of intensive training” in the Journal of… Continue reading
Date posted: 25.05.2016
New client: AC BALUO Application Center Baluo, a project of the Palackého University in Olomouc in the Czech Republic, is one of the most advanced diagnostic and performance centers in the Central Europe. The center boasts a wide … TMG at the AEMEF congress Dr. Daniel Medina, the first team’s physician of FC Barcelona, presented… Continue reading
TMG at the AEMEF congress
Dr. Daniel Medina, the first team’s physician of FC Barcelona, presented tensiomyography as a part of the strategy for the management of a muscle injury at the Asociacion Española de Medicos de Equipos de Futbol (AEMEF) congress in Mallorca.
TMG has joined the NSCA
Date posted: 21.05.2016
TMG has joined the National Strength and Conditioning Association NSCA and consequently became a member of the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning. Additionally, we will also exhibit at the 39th Annual NSCA National Conference, which will be held in New Orleans, LA, July 6-9, 2016. You can find us at booth #310.
Education: Dr. David Rodriguez & Novaelite Sports Performance Innovation
Date posted: 20.05.2016
Dr. David Rodriguez, an assistant professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the author of a dozen articles, and a tensiomyography specialist, will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in the field of TMG diagnostics between the 10th and 11th of June, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain at the workshop organized by Novaelite… Continue reading
New client: AC BALUO
Date posted: 16.05.2016
Aplikační centrum Baluo, a project of the Palackého University in Olomouc in the Czech Republic, is one of the most advanced diagnostic and performance centers in the Central Europe. The center boasts a wide range of state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, which has recently been increased by our TMG S1 System. We are happy to maintain a… Continue reading
New client: FC Al Shabab Al Arabi Club
Date posted: 05.05.2016
FC Al Shabab from Dubai implemented tensiomyography into their training routine in order to monitor and optimize training. Additionally, the TMG S1 System will be used in the field of injury prevention and rehabilitation optimization.
New article on the impact of hydration on muscle contraction properties
Date posted: 01.05.2016
Manuel García has recently published an article with the title Impact of hydration on muscle contraction properties of elite competitive wrestlers, in which he, as the name suggests, investigates the influence of the pre-competition level of hydration on muscle contractile properties in elite wrestlers. Tensiomyography was applied to analyze the contractile properties of the vastus… Continue reading
Date posted: 26.04.2016
Visit us at the ECSS We are excited to invite you to the 21st Annual Congress of the ECSS that will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 6-9th July. You can find us at the stand no. 83 or attend our 2nd meeting of the International Society of Tensiomyography that will take place during … TMG… Continue reading
Visit us at the ECSS
We are excited to invite you to the 21st Annual Congress of the ECSS that will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 6-9th July. You can find us at the stand no. 83 or attend our 2nd meeting of the International Society of Tensiomyography that will take place during the Congress. As we will be… Continue reading
Evidence-based hamstring injury prevention is not adopted by the majority of Champions League football teams
Date posted: 21.04.2016
According to the findings of Bahr, Thorborg & Ekstrand (2015), the majority of Champions League football teams failed to implement adequate and evidence-based hamstring injury prevention measures. Even though injury prevention protocols are important, we believe that they can be successful only in case if they are based on objective diagnostics of the initial muscle… Continue reading
A single muscle report to be released soon
Date posted: 19.04.2016
A single muscle report will be available with the new software version, which will be released in May. A single muscle report enables a fast and easy-to-understand overview of muscle function and its symmetries. In order to get the sample report or arrange a software upgrade, please contact our technical support.
TMG at the Isokinetica Congress
Date posted: 16.04.2016
We exhibited at the Football Medicine Strategies conference in London. We are honored that the eminent Prof. Ramon Cugat included tensiomyography into his presentation on RTP decisions.
New article on Gluteus maximus impairment in femoroacetabular impingement
Date posted: 15.04.2016
Seijas, et.al, have recently published an article on a clinical application of tensiomyography with the title Gluteus maximus impairment in femoroacetabular impingement: a tensiomyographic evaluation of a clinical fact in which they have evaluated the mechanical and contractile properties of the gluteus maximus (GM) muscle in patients with femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). The main hypothesis was… Continue reading
New client: Xi’an Physical Education University
Date posted: 06.04.2016
Xi’an Physical Education University is the only academic university for physical education & sports in northwestern China with more than 7000 registered students. The university is especially renowned for its martial arts programs and TMG diagnostics will be used to optimize training routines.
TMG usage case: Levante UD DM
Date posted: 01.04.2016
Francisco Piqueras, the Head of Sports Science at Spanish Futsal Levante UD DM, has implemented a periodical tensiomyography diagnostics into the club’s daily routine. Every two months, he uses TMG to assess 8 muscle pairs: AL, BF, ST, VM, VL, RF, GM, GL. On the basis of the results, additional training protocols in the field of… Continue reading
New client: Ittihad FC
Date posted: 26.03.2016
The eminent Saudi football club Ittihad FC has decided to refine injury prevention and training optimization protocols with tensiomyography. When Nacho Martínez, an avid TMG user, became S&C coach at Ittihad FC, he wanted to apply the benefits of tensiomyography also there.
Date posted: 25.03.2016
Problems viewing? PDF version New distribution partner for Egypt: Plan Med After Saudi Arabia and Iran, we have extended our presence in the Middle East also to Egypt, with the help of our local distributor Plan Med. They have already received a TMG S1…. TMG workshop on RTP At the 25th Isokinetic Conference: Football Medicine… Continue reading
New client: King’s College
King’s College from Pennsylvania applied the TMG S1 system to the training routines of their sportsmen in order to boost their training protocols and athletic performance.
TMG workshop on RTP
Date posted: 22.03.2016
At the 25th Isokinetic Conference: Football Medicine Strategies – Return to Play, which will be held between the 9th and 10th of April in London (UK), we will hold a workshop with the title Tensiomyography (tmg) as an objective measure of the RTP progress. The workshop will address several scenarios in the RTP process that… Continue reading
Jan Ekstrand on hamstring injuries in football in BJSM
Date posted: 20.03.2016
In the recently published article in BJSM, prof. Jan Ekstrand and his colleagues presented the results of their 13-year-long longitudinal analysis of hamstring injuries performed among the 36 UEFA Elite Clubs from 12 European countries. Between 2001 and 2014, a total of 1614 hamstring injuries were recorded; 22% of players sustained at least one hamstring… Continue reading
New client: The Peruvian Football Federation
Date posted: 17.03.2016
We are glad to support The Peruvian Football Federation with TMG technology. The Federation will use the TMG S1 system as one of the means for the selection of players for their first team.
New client: Faculty of Health Sciences
Date posted: 09.03.2016
Faculty of Health Sciences from Ljubljana added the TMG S1 system to their line of advanced diagnostic technology. They will use our system to gain an in-depth insight into the rehabilitation process after muscle injury. We are looking forward to seeing the results of their research work and happy to have a new research partner.
New article: Assessment of Muscle Contractile Properties at Acute Moderate Altitude Through Tensiomyography
Date posted: 05.03.2016
Morales, et al. have recently published an article in which they investigate the efficacy of tensiomyography (TMG) in assessing muscle contractile function at acute moderate altitude. Biceps femoris (BF) and vastus lateralis (VL) muscles of 18 athletes were assessed at sea level and moderate altitude by using electrically evoked contractions on two consecutive days. Maximum… Continue reading
New distribution partner for Egypt: Plan Med
Date posted: 02.03.2016
After Saudi Arabia and Iran, we have extended our presence in the Middle East also to Egypt, with the help of our local distributor Plan Med. They have already received a TMG S1 demo system and promoted our products at several conferences and workshops.
Our latest newsletter
Date posted: 24.02.2016
Problems viewing? PDF version New distribution partner: Elsa Trade from Iran We have extended our presence in the Middle East to Iran with the help of a renowned local distribution partner Elsa Trade. Due to a tight cooperation, the first shipments of the TMG… New client: Western Kentucky University The Western Kentucky University has recently… Continue reading
TMG at the International Congress on Team Sports (ICTS) in Seville
We have presented the benefits of tensiomyography at the International Congress on Team Sports (ICTS) in Seville, Spain. As the congress was focused on football, we presented the strengths of our methodology in the field of RTP, injury prevention and training optimization.
Evaluation of the Munich consensus: Functional disorders are often underestimated clinically and require further systematic study
Date posted: 20.02.2016
In the recent article published in the BJSM, professor Ekstrand and his colleagues have evaluated the Munich consensus on muscle injury classification. They conclude the study with the words that even though the Munich muscle classification demonstrates a positive prognostic validity for the return to play after a thigh muscle injury in professional male football… Continue reading
New client: Western Kentucky University
Date posted: 18.02.2016
The Western Kentucky University has recently acquired our TMG S1 System in order to extend the scope of their research work in the field of muscle function. We believe that their research work will largely contribute to the expansion of tensiomyography in the field of physiotherapy and RTP.
M-Wave module now available
Date posted: 17.02.2016
Our recently developed M-wave module is now available. The M-wave module measures the electrical activity of muscles after electrostimulation. In combination with the TMG system, it provides additional information on muscle status and ratio between the quality of the stimulated muscle fibers (M-wave) and their ability to contract (TMG). This enables us to monitor the… Continue reading
New distribution partner: Elsa Trade from Iran
Date posted: 14.02.2016
We have extended our presence in the Middle East to Iran with the help of a renowned local distribution partner Elsa Trade. Due to a tight cooperation, the first shipments of the TMG S1 systems will be delivered to new clients in Iran in the next few weeks.
New article: Static-stretching vs Contract-relax-propiocepive neuromuscular facilitation stretching
Date posted: 08.02.2016
Juan Manuel García-Manso and his associates have recently published a study on the effect of different types of stretching on muscle response using tensiomyography. More specifically, tensiomyography was used to examine the changes observed in the response of the biceps femoris muscle of the dominant leg of ten young female gymnasts after performing two different… Continue reading
TMG diagnostic services at FC Bayern Munich
Date posted: 02.02.2016
We have visited the FC Bayern Munich during their preparations in order to conduct TMG Team measurements that have been used as a basis for the optimization of their training protocols. Moreover, detailed muscle profiles have also been used on an individual level to reduce functional and lateral asymmetries and consequently prevent muscle injuries.
New client: Tianjin Sports Institute
Date posted: 29.01.2016
Tianjin Sports Institute at the elite Tianjin University of Sport has implemented the TMG S1 System in their research efforts in the field of sports science and rehabilitation optimization. Furthermore, TMG diagnostics will also be used to refine training protocols of the elite sportsmen from the region.
Upcoming event: ISOKINETIC Conference, London
Date posted: 26.01.2016
We invite you to visit us at the Isokinetic Conference (Return to Play 2016) that will be held in London between the 9th and 11th of April. Our traditional presence at Isokinetic events will be extended this spring as we will not only participate as sponsors and exhibitors, but will also be actively engaged in… Continue reading
Don’t predict RTP; support your RTP decisions when the time comes
Date posted: 20.01.2016
Return to play (RTP) has recently gained a lot of attention due to some shocking statistics, such as that only 55% of athletes return to competitive sports following an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (Ardern, CL et al, BJSM 2014). In the end, it is all about Return to Play and the only question doctors, players… Continue reading
New client: University of Greenwich
Date posted: 18.01.2016
The University of Greenwich has recently acquired one of our TMG S1 systems in order to extend their research work in the field of muscle function. Dr. Mark Goss-Sampson and his associate, who will be using our technology on a daily basis, have also visited our headquarters in order to conduct in-depth training.
TMG services in Bologna Fc 1909
Date posted: 13.01.2016
Our team has returned from Bologna Fc 1909 where they have conducted TMG team measurements in order to support the team’s experts with their training optimization and injury prevention efforts.
Patent for MC method granted in China
Date posted: 10.01.2016
Following the national phase of PCT patent application, we have started to obtain patents for our MC diagnostic method in different parts of the world. Among the first, the patent has been granted in China.
Presentation at ICOFS in Antalya
Date posted: 05.01.2016
Along the presentations of staff from eminent football clubs such as Manchester United or FC Barcelona, we have presented tensiomyography as a tool for muscle profiling at the International Conference of Football Science that was organized by Acıbadem Sports in the beginning of January in Antalya, Turkey.
New distribution partner in Taiwan: HumanBio
Date posted: 04.01.2016
We have extended our presence in Asia with a strategic partnership with a renowned Taiwanese distributor of diagnostic and rehabilitation equipment HumanBio. We believe that with joint efforts we will successfully introduce our range of products to one of the world’s top 25 markets for medical equipment.
New Article: Tensiomyography reliability and prediction of changes in muscle force following a heavy eccentric strength exercise
Date posted: 02.01.2016
Rauno Simola, an avid TMG user, has recently published an interesting article on tensiomyography’s reliability and prediction of changes in muscle force in the Sports Technology Journal. The study involved the analysis of the inter-day reliability of TMG muscle mechanical properties based on the amplitude of the muscle belly radial deformation, the time it takes… Continue reading
New client: Clinic of Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Rehabilitation
Date posted: 22.12.2015
PT Dimitrios Skordis, owner of the eminent Greek Clinic of Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Rehabilitation, has recently acquired the TMG S1 system to monitor the recovery progress after the ACL and other muscle injuries.
TMG at the “Global Hamstring Project” symposium
Date posted: 17.12.2015
Julio Tous Fajardo, the strength and conditioning coach of the Italian national football team, has presented how tensiomyography supports his decisions on the prevention of hamstring injuries at the 2nd International Global Hamstring Project” symposium, which was held at the end of November in Barcelona.
New Article: Assessment of the in-season changes in mechanical and neuromuscular characteristics in professional soccer players
Date posted: 12.12.2015
The aim of the study was to monitor in-season changes in the mechanical and neuromuscular characteristics of knee extensor and flexor muscles in professional soccer players. Twenty-one professional soccer players and sixteen non-soccer playing males were assessed with tensiomyography on two occasions: just after the start of the competitive season and 10 weeks later. The… Continue reading
Following the recovery after a hamstring injury in F-MARC Ripoll y De Prado Sport Clinic
Date posted: 10.12.2015
Treatment of hamstring injuries on the basis of tensiomyography at the eminent Spanish Ripoll y De Prado Sport Clinic has been exposed in a short video report published on the web portal of the leading Spanish sports newspaper MARCA.
New client: Club Deportivo Guadalajara
Date posted: 06.12.2015
The Medyarthros clinic from Guadalajara, Mexico has obtained the TMG S1 system in order to provide injury prevention and RTP services to the local football club C.D. Guadalajara. Guadalajara is one of the best Mexican clubs and one of the ten founding members of the Mexican First Division. As Guadalajara is the only football club… Continue reading
New Client: Advance Fitness, Serbia
Date posted: 03.12.2015
Advance Fitness, a modern training and diagnostic center, is the proof that TMG is not only useful for large scale sports and medical institutions. In a small and agile? Advance Fitness, TMG is along with Contemplas, Curex, In body and others used for overall diagnostics of muscle functions and optimization of training protocols.
New client: Guangxi Sports Center, China
Date posted: 01.12.2015
The Guangxi Sports Center from China has implemented the TMG S1 system into their research laboratory in order to improve the scope of their research work in the field of training optimization and injury prevention.
The use of tensiomyography places Baylor Bears Football among top five college football programs
Date posted: 20.11.2015
While the use of technology such as the GPS or heart rate monitors is common in college football programs, the best teams are relying on state-of-the-art technology such as, for example, 3D mapping or virtual reality. However, rather than relying on a technology for movement optimization, Baylor Bears are using tensiomyography for predicting and preventing… Continue reading
Muscle Injuries Clinical Guide 3.0
Date posted: 18.11.2015
The recent guidelines prepared by FC Barcelona and Aspetar recommend the use of TMG for the follow-up of the functional recovery and decisions on the return to play. If you would like to obtain a free of charge hard copy of the guidelines, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentation at Medica
Date posted: 16.11.2015
At the recent trade show Medica, which is the biggest trade show in the field of medicine in Europe, our CEO held a presentation on the amount of available information that supports decisions in terms of muscle injury prevention.
New client: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Date posted: 15.11.2015
An eminent university from Hong Kong will use the TMG technology for clinical applications such as chronic lower back pain and rehabilitation of patients after a stroke.
New client: Charles University in Prague
The sports science department of the Charles University obtained the TMG system to conduct a series of tests and researches on elite sportsmen. We believe that their work will increase the awareness of TMG in Eastern Europe.
New article: Effects of the Etna Uphill Ultra-Marathon on Energy Cost and Mechanics of Running.
Date posted: 06.11.2015
An article that investigates the effects of an extreme uphill marathon on the mechanical parameters that are likely to affect the energy cost of running by using TMG has recently been published in the International journal of sports physiology and performance.
MC based protocol for cycling
Date posted: 01.11.2015
In cooperation with the Faculty of Sport from Ljubljana, we have developed a new MC based protocol that provides additional information on the load distribution during cycling. We have discovered that load distribution highly correlates with force production.
Schedule a meeting at Medica
Date posted: 22.10.2015
From November 16th till the 19th, we will be exhibiting our solutions in the field of sports medicine once again. In case you plan to attend Medica, we would be more than happy to reveal all of the benefits of tensiomyography to you and update you with new developments. In order to provide you with… Continue reading
ISOT founder among most cited
Date posted: 18.10.2015
The ISOT founder Dr. Julio Tous Fajardo is among the authors of the most cited Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology articles published since 2010 according to Elsevier, a world leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health and technology professionals. The list extracted from Scopus includes an article titled “Inter-rater reliability… Continue reading
A workshop at the 5th International Congress of Sports Medicine
Date posted: 16.10.2015
On Friday, October 23rd we will hold a TMG workshop at the 5th International Congress of Sports Medicine. The international congress that will take place at the Faculty of Medicine in Maribor, Slovenia will feature eminent speakers such as Jan Ekstrand. During the workshop, we will reveal the benefits of TMG diagnostics in the field… Continue reading
New client: English Institute of Sport
Date posted: 11.10.2015
The English Institute of Sport is the largest provider sports science, medicine and technology for elite sports in the UK. Recently, they have acquired one of the TMG S1 systems, which will be the basis for their new PhD project. We are looking forward to new findings and publications that will follow.
Three poster presentations on tensiomyography at the MuscleTech Network Congress
Date posted: 06.10.2015
At the recent MuscleTech Network Congress, organized by Aspetar, FC Barcelona, ECOSEP and Leitat in Barcelona, ISOT members revealed three poster presentations on the recent studies in the field of tensiomyography.
TMG expands to the field of occupational medicine
Date posted: 01.10.2015
In cooperation with our German distributor, Gießen University has conducted a research study on the comparison of fatigue caused by the use of welding equipment with tensiomyography. The study revealed very valuable information on muscle fatigue caused by the execution of work tasks and represents an important milestone in the application of TMG in the… Continue reading
New client: Shandong Athletes Rehabilitation Center
Date posted: 27.09.2015
A recent addition to the list of our Chinese clients is the renowned rehabilitation center in the Shandong province. With the TMG S1 system, the Center plans to refine their protocols in the rehabilitation of elite athletes.
New publication: Effects of an Uphill Marathon on Running Mechanics and Lower Limb Muscles Fatigue
Date posted: 25.09.2015
Recently published article in International journal of sports physiology and performance investigates the effects of an uphill-marathon on running mechanics and neuromuscular fatigue in lower limb muscles.The research focused on the determination of maximal mechanical power of lower limbs (MMP), temporal tensiomyography (TMG) parameters and muscle belly displacement (Dm) in the vastus lateralis muscle before… Continue reading
A TMG workshop at the 22. Sportwissenschaftlichen Hochschultags der Deutschen Vereinigung für Sport-wissenschaft
Date posted: 23.09.2015
We will hold a workshop with the title “Applications of TMG” at the 22. Sportwissenschaftlichen Hochschultags conference, organized by the German Society of Sports Science (DVS). DVS with more than 1000 members will dedicate this year’s conference to the topic “moving minds – crossing boundaries in sports science”. The conference, which will be held from… Continue reading
Award: Most innovative product for rehabilitation
Date posted: 21.09.2015
In cooperation with our Polish distributor Matmarco Sp. z o.o ., we have attended the 23rd International Rehabilitation Equipment Exhibition “REHABILITACJA ” that was held in Łódź, Poland. The organizers traditionally grant awards for most promising and innovative products presented at the fair and this year our TMG S1 system won in the category of… Continue reading
New publication: Tensiomyography parameters and jumping and sprinting performance in Brazilian elite soccer players
Date posted: 18.09.2015
Brazilian elite soccer players have been measured by TMG in order to investigate the association between tensiomyography parameters (from rectus and biceps femoris) and jumping and sprinting abilities in elite soccer players. The results of the study suggest that tensiomyography parameters are not associated with power-related motor tasks performance in elite soccer players. You can… Continue reading
New distribution partner in Saudi Arabia: Care Techniques Est.
Date posted: 15.09.2015
Recently , we have signed a distribution agreement with Care Techniques, a well-established distributor of equipment for physiotherapy and rehabilitation that focuses on Saudi Arabia and the nearby markets. Due to the tight cooperation, the first shipments of the TMG S1 systems will be delivered to new clients in Saudi Arabia in the next few… Continue reading
New client: Acibadem Sports
Date posted: 10.09.2015
A renowned hospital, training facility and FIFA medical centre of excellence – Acibadem Sports will apply the TMG S1 system to their sports medicine practice in order to optimize the effectiveness of their surgeries and postoperative rehabilitation. Cooperation with an eminent client such as Acibadem will also help us to increase our recognition in Turkey… Continue reading