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Clinical Studies (2017)

Alleviation of Motor Impairments in Patients with Cerebral Palsy: Acute Effects of Whole-body Vibration on Stretch Reflex Response, Voluntary Muscle Activation and Mobility.

INTRODUCTION: Individuals suffering from cerebral palsy (CP) often have involuntary, reflex-evoked muscle activity resulting in spastic hyperreflexia. Whole-body vibration (WBV) has been demonstrated to reduce weiter...

Author: Krause A, Schonau E, Gollhofer A, Duran I, Ferrari-Malik A, Freyler K, Ritzmann R
Source: Front Neurol, 2017; 8(): 416, PMID: 28861038
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Clinical Studies (2017)

WHOLE-BODY VIBRATION EXERCISE IS WELL TOLERATED IN PATIENTS WITH DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused by a defective gene located on the X-chromosome, responsible for the production of the dystrophin protein. Complications in the musculoskeletal system ha weiter...

Author: Eloá Moreira-Marconi, Danubia C Sá-Caputo, Carla F Dionello, Eliane O Guedes-Aguiar, Cintia R Sousa-Gonçalves, Danielle S Morel, Laisa L Paineiras-Domingos, Patricia L Souza, Cristiane R Kütter, Rebeca G Costa-Cavalcanti, Glenda Costa, Patricia C Paiva, C
Source: Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med, 2017; 14(S): 2-10
Keywords: Metastudie
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Clinical Studies (2017)

Immediate Effect of a Single Session of Whole Body Vibration on Spasticity in Children With Cerebral Palsy.

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the immediate effect of a single session of whole body vibration (WBV) on lower extremity spasticity in children with cerebral palsy (CP). METHODS: Seventeen children with spastic CP weiter...

Author: Park C, Park ES, Choi JY, Cho Y, Rha DW
Source: Ann Rehabil Med, 2017; 41(2): 273-278, PMID: 28503461
Keywords: Vibration, Muscle spasticity, Cerebral palsy, CP, MAS, MTS, GMFCS
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Clinical Studies (2017)

WHOLE-BODY VIBRATION EXERCISE IMPROVES FUNCTIONAL PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW WITH A SUITABLE APPROACH.

BACKGROUND: Patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) have abnormal bone modelling and resorption. The bone tissue adaptation and responsivity to dynamic and mechanical loading may be of therapeutic use under weiter...

Author: Sa-Caputo DC, Dionello CDF, Frederico EHFF, Paineiras-Domingos LL, Sousa-Goncalves CR, Morel DS, Moreira-Marconi E, Unger M, Bernardo-Filho M
Source: Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med, 2017; 14(3): 199-208, PMID: 28480432
Keywords: OI
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Controlled whole-body vibration training reduces risk of falls in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Despite the prevalence of falls among people with multiple sclerosis (MS), there are very limited evidence-based treatment approaches for fall prevention among this population. Controlled whole-body vibration ( weiter...

Author: Sanchez MC, Estrada E, King GA, Yang F
Source: IJESAB, 2016; 2: Iss. 8
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Clinical Studies (2017)

Does Whole Body Vibration Exercise Stimulate Cortical Activity in Chronic Stroke Patients? A Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Study

Author: Jung W, Yeo SM, Choi DS, Lee A, Park W, Chang WH, Kim YH
Source: Korean Society for NeuroRehabilitation, 2017;
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Press Comments (2017)

Mit COPD auf die Rüttelplatte! Längere Gehstrecke wohl durch bessere Balance

WIESBADEN - In der kneumologischen Rehabilitation bringt das als Add-on eingesetzte (Galileo) Vibrationstraining einen signifikanten Gehstreckenzuwachs. Die Frage ist nur wodurch? weiter...

Source: Med. Tribune, 2017; 52/10:
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Clinical Studies (2017)

A randomized exploratory phase 2 study in patients with chemotherapy-related peripheral neuropathy evaluating whole-body vibration training as adjunct to an integrated program including massage, passive mobilization and physical exercises.

BACKGROUND: Chemotherapy-induced polyneuropathy (CIPN) is a common toxicity after chemotherapy, immunomodulatory drugs or proteasome inhibitors, which is difficult to treat and may also have impact on quality o weiter...

Author: Schonsteiner SS, Bauder Missbach H, Benner A, Mack S, Hamel T, Orth M, Landwehrmeyer B, Sussmuth SD, Geitner C, Mayer-Steinacker R, Riester A, Prokein A, Erhardt E, Kunecki J, Eisenschink AM, Rawer R, Dohner H, Kirchner E, Schlenk RF
Source: Exp Hematol Oncol, 2017; 6(): 5, PMID: 28194306
Keywords: Neuropathy
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Clinical Studies (2016)

The effects of visual control whole body vibration exercise on balance and gait function of stroke patients.

[Purpose] This study aims to verify the effects of visual control whole body vibration exercise on balance and gait function of stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] A total of 22 stroke patients were randoml weiter...

Author: Choi ET, Kim YN, Cho WS, Lee DK
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2016; 28(11): 3149-3152, PMID: 27942138
Keywords: Visual control whole body vibration exercise, Balance, Gait, Stroke
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Short Duration Small Sided Football and to a Lesser Extent Whole Body Vibration Exercise Induce Acute Changes in Markers of Bone Turnover.

We aimed to study whether short-duration vibration exercise or football sessions of two different durations acutely changed plasma markers of bone turnover and muscle strain. Inactive premenopausal women (n = weiter...

Author: Bowtell JL, Jackman SR, Scott S, Connolly LJ, Mohr M, Ermidis G, Julian R, Yousefian F, Helge EW, Jorgensen NR, Fulford J, Knapp KM, Krustrup P
Source: Biomed Res Int, 2016; 2016(): 3574258, PMID: 28025642
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Effects of Three Weeks of Whole-Body Vibration Training on Joint-Position Sense, Balance, and Gait in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Study.

Purpose : To observe the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) training in conjunction with conventional physical therapy (PT) on joint-position sense (JPS), balance, and gait in children with cerebral palsy (C weiter...

Author: Ko MS, Sim YJ, Kim DH, Jeon HS
Source: Physiother Can, 2016; 68(2): 99-105, PMID: 27909356
Keywords: cerebral palsy; CP; gait; postural balance; proprioception; whole-body vibration.
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Clinical Studies (2017)

Whole-body vibration to prevent intensive care unit-acquired weakness: safety, feasibility, and metabolic response

Background: Intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired weakness in critically ill patients is a common and significant complication affecting the course of critical illness. Whole-body vibration is known to be effect weiter...

Author: Wollersheim T, Haas K, Wolf S, Mai K, Spies C, Steinhagen-Thiessen E, Wernecke KD, Spranger J, Weber-Carstens S
Source: Critical Care, DOI 10.1186, 2017; 21/9: 1-10, PMID: 28065165
Keywords: Intensive Care, ICU, Intensivpflege
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Acute corticospinal and spinal modulation after whole body vibration.

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to investigate neural effects of acute whole body vibration (WBV) on lower limb muscles regarding corticospinal and spinal excitability. METHODS: In 44 healthy subjec weiter...

Author: Krause A, Gollhofer A, Freyler K, Jablonka L, Ritzmann R
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2016; 16(4): 327-338, PMID: 27973385
Keywords: Supraspinal, Motor Evoked Potential, H-reflex, Neurophysiological Adaptation, Central Nervous System
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Vibration training improves disability status in multiple sclerosis: A pretest-posttest pilot study.

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an 8-week vibration training program on changing the disability level in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Twenty-five adults with clinically-confirmed weiter...

Author: Yang F, Estrada EF, Sanchez MC
Source: J Neurol Sci, 2016; 369(): 96-101, PMID: 27653872
Keywords: Side-alternating vibration Mobility Patient Determined Disability Status Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Early vibration assisted physiotherapy in toddlers with cerebral palsy - a randomized controlled pilot trial.

OBJECTIVES: to investigate feasibility, safety and efficacy of home-based side-alternating whole body vibration (sWBV) to improve motor function in toddlers with cerebral palsy (CP). METHODS: Randomized control weiter...

Author: Stark C, Herkenrath P, Hollmann H, Waltz S, Becker I, Hoebing L, Semler O, Hoyer-Kuhn H, Duran I, Hero B, Hadders-Algra M, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2016; 16(3): 183-92, PMID: 27609033
Keywords: CP, Kleinkinder, Toddlers, Tilt Table, Safety, Cologne Concept, Auf die Beine, Kölner Konzept
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Effects of whole-body vibration after eccentric exercise on muscle soreness and muscle strength recovery.

[Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate whether or not a single whole-body vibration treatment after eccentric exercise can reduce muscle soreness and enhance muscle recovery. [Subjects and Methods] weiter...

Author: Timon R, Tejero J, Brazo-Sayavera J, Crespo C, Olcina G
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2016; 28(6): 1781-5, PMID: 27390415
Keywords: Kreatinkinase, Creatinekinasis, delayed muscle soreness, DMS, Muskelkater
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Whole-body vibration therapy in intensive care patients: A feasibility and safety study.

BACKGROUND: Admission to the intensive care unit is associated with sustained loss of muscle mass, reduced quality of life and increased mortality. Early rehabilitation measures may counteract this process. New weiter...

Author: Boeselt T, Nell C, Kehr K, Holland A, Dresel M, Greulich T, Tackenberg B, Kenn K, Boeder J, Klapdor B, Kirschbaum A, Vogelmeier C, Alter P, Koczulla R
Source: J Rehabil Med, 2016; 48(3): 316-21, PMID: 26805786
Keywords: early rehabilitation; exercise; whole-body vibration; intensive care unit; muscle; heart rate; blood pressure; oxygen saturation.
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Acute effects of unilateral whole body vibration training on single leg vertical jump height and symmetry in healthy men.

[Purpose] The aim of the present study was to investigate the acute effects of unilateral whole body vibration training on height and symmetry of the single leg vertical jump in healthy men. [Subjects] Thirty m weiter...

Author: Shin S, Lee K, Song C
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2016; 27(12): 3923-8, PMID: 26834381
Keywords: Single leg vertical jump, Symmetry, Whole body vibration
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Short-Term Effects of Whole-Body Vibration Combined with Task-Related Training on Upper Extremity Function, Spasticity, and Grip Strength in Subjects with Poststroke Hemiplegia: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of whole-body vibration training combined with task-related training on arm function, spasticity, and grip strength in subjects with poststroke hemip weiter...

Author: Lee JS, Kim CY, Kim HD
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2016; 95(8): 608-17, PMID: 26829094
Keywords: Hemiplegia,Motor Recovery,Task-Related Training, Upper Extremity,Whole-Body Vibration
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Acute effects of simultaneous electromyostimulation and vibration on leg blood flow in spinal cord injury.

STUDY DESIGN: Randomized crossover. OBJECTIVES: To analyze the acute effects of isolated and simultaneous application of whole-body vibration (WBV) and electromyostimulation (ES) on popliteal artery blood veloc weiter...

Author: Menendez H, Ferrero C, Martin-Hernandez J, Figueroa A, Marin PJ, Herrero AJ
Source: Spinal Cord, 2016; 54(5): 383-9, PMID: 26458973
Keywords: SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, Blood Flow, Electro Stimulation#gr>#GRFS63
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Clinical Studies (2015)

Controlled whole-body vibration training reduces risk of falls among community-dwelling older adults.

The primary purpose of this study was to systematically examine the effects of an 8-week controlled whole-body vibration training on reducing the risk of falls among community-dwelling adults. Eighteen healthy weiter...

Author: Yang F, King GA, Dillon L, Su X
Source: J Biomech, 2015; 48(12): 3206-12, PMID: 26189095
Keywords: Fallprevention Physicalmedicine Cutaneous sensation Range ofmotion Fear offalling Side-alternating vibration Hip fracture
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Scientific Publications (2015)

The effects of whole body vibration on mobility and balance in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

OBJECTIVE: We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of whole-body vibration on physiologic and functional measurements in children with cerebral palsy. DESIGN AND METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, Cochr weiter...

Author: Saquetto M, Carvalho V, Silva C, Conceicao C, Gomes-Neto M
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2015; 15(2): 137-44, PMID: 26032205
Keywords: Cerebral Palsy, Exercise, Whole-body Vibration, Mobility
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Fundamental Studies (2015)

Acute effects of whole-body vibration on trunk and neck muscle activity in consideration of different vibration loads.

The intention of this study was to systematically analyze the impact of biomechanical parameters in terms of different peak-to-peak displacements and knee angles on trunk and neck muscle activity during whole-b weiter...

Author: Perchthaler D, Hauser S, Heitkamp HC, Hein T, Grau S
Source: J Sports Sci Med, 2015; 14(1): 155-62, PMID: 25729303
Keywords: EMG on lower back during vibration training Vibration, electromyography, torso, paraspinal muscles. EMG, Lower Back Muscles, Upper Back Muscles
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Clinical Studies (2015)

Neuromuscular training based on whole body vibration in children with spina bifida: a retrospective analysis of a new physiotherapy treatment program.

INTRODUCTION: Spina bifida is the most common congenital cause of spinal cord lesions resulting in paralysis and secondary conditions like osteoporosis due to immobilization. Physiotherapy is performed for opt weiter...

Author: Stark C, Hoyer-Kuhn HK, Semler O, Hoebing L, Duran I, Cremer R, Schoenau E
Source: Childs Nerv Syst, 2015; 31(2): 301-9, PMID: 25370032
Keywords: Spina Bifida, Cologne Concept, Auf die Beine, Kölner Konzept, Kontrakturen, Contractures
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Feasibility, compliance, and efficacy of a randomized controlled trial using vibration in pre-pubertal children.

OBJECTIVE: Interventions utilizing vibration may increase bone mass and size which may reduce forearm fractures in children. This randomized controlled pilot trial tested the feasibility, compliance and effica weiter...

Author: Binkley TL, Parupsky EC, Kleinsasser BA, Weidauer LA, Speckerr BL
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2014; 14(3): 294-302, PMID: 25198224
Keywords: BMC, BMD, High-intensity Vibration, Low-intensity Vibration, DXA, pQCT
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Clinical Studies (2013)

LOADING OF THE KNEE AND HIP JOINT DURING WHOLE BODY VIBRATION

Author: Ines Kutzner, Philipp Damm, Hendrik Schulze, Georg Bergmann
Source: European Congress of Biomechanics, Patras, 2013;
Keywords: Galileo Training joint forces, Gelenkskräfte
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Whole body vibration training - improving balance control and muscle endurance.

Exercise combined with whole body vibration (WBV) is becoming increasingly popular, although additional effects of WBV in comparison to conventional exercises are still discussed controversially in literature. weiter...

Author: Ritzmann R, Kramer A, Bernhardt S, Gollhofer A
Source: PLoS One, 2014; 9(2): e89905, PMID: 24587114
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Does progressive resistance and balance exercise reduce falls in residential aged care? Randomized controlled trial protocol for the SUNBEAM program

Introduction: Falls are common among older adults. It is reported that approximately 60% of residents of aged care facilities fall each year. This is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, and a significant weiter...

Author: Hewitt J, Refshauge KM, Goodall S, Henwood T, Clemson L
Source: Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2014; 9: 369-376
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Clinical Studies (2014)

In vivo measurements of the effect of whole body vibration on spinal loads.

PURPOSE: It is assumed that whole body vibration (WBV) improves muscle strength, bone density, blood flow and mobility and is therefore used in wide ranges such as to improve fitness and prevent osteoporosis a weiter...

Author: Rohlmann A, Schmidt H, Gast U, Kutzner I, Damm P, Bergmann G
Source: Eur Spine J, 2014; 23(3): 666-72, PMID: 24201510
Keywords: Galileo Training joint forces, Gelenkskräfte, Galileo vs. PowerPlate
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Leg muscle activity level and rate of perceived exertion with different whole-body vibration frequencies in multiple sclerosis patients: An exploratory approach

This study aimed to determine the whole-body vibration (WBV) frequencies that cause the highest average electromyogram (EMG) output in four different muscles, in relation to patients suffering from multiple s weiter...

Author: Karel Hendrik Madou,
Source: Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal, 2011; 29: 12-19
Keywords: electromyography; multiple sclerosis; perceived exertion; whole-body vibration
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Effect of whole-body vibration on muscle strength and balance in diplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial.

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of whole-body vibration training on muscle strength and balance in children with diplegic cerebral palsy. DESIGN: Fifteen children were assign weiter...

Author: El-Shamy SM
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2014; 93(2): 114-21, PMID: 24434887
Keywords: CP, quariceps torque, balance
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Whole-body vibration training in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy.

INTRODUCTION: Whole-body-vibration training is used to improve muscle strength and function and might therefore constitute a potential supportive therapy for neuromuscular diseases. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate safet weiter...

Author: Vry J, Schubert IJ, Semler O, Haug V, Schonau E, Kirschner J
Source: Eur J Paediatr Neurol, 2014; 18(2): 140-9, PMID: 24157400
Keywords: Whole-body vibration training Exercise in neuromuscular diseases Duchenne muscular dystrophy Spinal muscular atrophy Creatine kinase
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Fundamental Studies (2013)

Whole-body vibration training improves balance, muscle strength and glycosylated hemoglobin in elderly patients with diabetic neuropathy.

Elderly patients with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy are more likely to experience falls. However, the information available on how such falls can be prevented is scarce. We investigated the effects of whol weiter...

Author: Lee K, Lee S, Song C
Source: Tohoku J Exp Med, 2013; 231(4): 305-14, PMID: 24334483
Keywords: Muscle Power, Balance, HbA1c, Diabetes, Flexibility
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Scientific Publications (2010)

Osteoporosis in Men Chapter 52: Exercise programs for Pateints with osteoporosis

Author: Felsenberg D., Runge M.
Source: Osteoporosis in Men, 2010; 635-652
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Clinical Studies (2012)

Whole-body vibration training for patients with neurodegenerative disease.

BACKGROUND: Whole-body vibration (WBV) may be a complementary training to standard physical rehabilitation programmes and appears to have potential benefits in the sensorimotor system performance of patients wi weiter...

Author: Sitja Rabert M, Rigau Comas D, Fort Vanmeerhaeghe A, Santoyo Medina C, Roque i Figuls M, Romero-Rodriguez D, Bonfill Cosp X
Source: Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2012; 2(): CD009097, PMID: 22336858
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Clinical Studies (2013)

Intervallrehabilitation mit häuslichem Training bei Kindern mit Zerebralparese

Das Erlernen motorischer Fertigkeiten geht im Allgemeinen mit plastischen Veränderungen im Zentralnervensystem (ZNS) einher [18]. Auch nach einer Schädigung des ZNS kommt es nach dem aktuellen Wissensstand weiter...

Author: C. Stark · O. Semler · I. Duran · A. Stabrey · I. Kaul · P. Herkenrath · H. Hollmann · S. Waltz · E. Schönau
Source: Monatsschr Kinderheilkd, 2013; 161: 625–632
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Clinical Studies (2013)

Vibration or Balance Training on Neuromuscular Performance in Osteopenic Women.

Maintaining neuromuscular function in older age is an important topic for aging societies, especially for older women with low bone density who may be at risk of falls and bone fracture. This randomized control weiter...

Author: Stolzenberg N, Belavý DL, Rawer R, Felsenberg D.
Source: Int J Sports Med., 2013; 34(11): 956-62, PMID: 23549694
Keywords: osteoporosis menopause whole body vibration ground reaction force
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Clinical Studies (2013)

Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Muscle Architecture, Muscle Strength, and Balance in Stroke Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to analyze the effects of whole-body vibration on lower limb muscle architecture, muscle strength, and balance in stroke patients during a period of 3 mos. DESIGN: weiter...

Author: Marín PJ, Ferrero CM, Menéndez H, Martín J, Herrero AJ.
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil., 2013; 92(10): 881-8, PMID: 23636085
Keywords: Stroke
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Clinical Studies (2013)

Whole-body vibration versus proprioceptive training on postural control in post-menopausal osteopenic women.

BACKGROUND: To prevent falls in the elderly, especially those with low bone density, is it necessary to maintain muscle coordination and balance. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of classical ba weiter...

Author: Stolzenberg N, Belavy DL, Rawer R, Felsenberg D
Source: Gait Posture, 2013; 38(3): 416-20, PMID: 23375357
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Clinical Studies (2013)

Effect of whole body vibration training on mobility in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled experimenter-blinded study.

Objective: To evaluate ambulatory function and leg muscle thickness after whole body vibration training in children with cerebral palsy. Design: A block randomized controlled trial with two groups. Setting: Phy weiter...

Author: Lee BK, Chon SC
Source: Clin Rehabil, 2013; 27(7): 599-607, PMID: 23411791
Keywords: CP. Cerebral Palsy
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Press Comments (2012)

Galileo Training bei exacerbierter COPD

Source: beatmetleben, 2012; 4: 26-27
Keywords: COPD, Beatmung, Lungenerkrankung
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Clinical Studies (2012)

Whole body vibration improves the single-leg stance static balance in women with fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.

AIM: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain. Fibromyalgia is associated with balance problems and increased fall frequency. Whole-body vibration therapy had been used for impro weiter...

Author: Adsuar JC, Del Pozo-Cruz B, Parraca JA, Olivares PR, Gusi N
Source: J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 2012; 52(1): 85-91, PMID: 22327091
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Clinical Studies (2012)

Effect of whole-body vibration exercise on balance in women with fibromyalgia syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.

Abstract Objectives: This study evaluated the effectiveness of a 6-week "usual care" exercise program supplemented with whole-body vibration (WBV) to improve balance and strength in women with fibromyalgia (FM) weiter...

Author: Sanudo B, de Hoyo M, Carrasco L, Rodriguez-Blanco C, Oliva-Pascual-Vaca A, McVeigh JG
Source: J Altern Complement Med, 2012; 18(2): 158-64, PMID: 22321155
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Clinical Studies (2010)

The effect of 6-week exercise programme and whole body vibration on strength and quality of life in women with fibromyalgia: a randomised study.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a 6-week traditional exercise programme with supplementary whole-body vibration (WBV) in improving strength and health status in women w weiter...

Author: Sanudo B, de Hoyo M, Carrasco L, McVeigh JG, Corral J, Cabeza R, Rodriguez C, Oliva A
Source: Clin Exp Rheumatol, 2010; 28(6 Suppl 63): S40-5, PMID: 21122265
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Tilting Whole Body Vibration improves quality of life in women with fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of 12-week tilting Whole Body Vibration therapy (WBV) on Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in fibromylagia (FM) within the context of a randomize weiter...

Author: Olivares PR, Gusi N, Parraca JA, Adsuar JC, Del Pozo-Cruz B
Source: J Altern Complement Med, 2011; 17(8): 723-8, PMID: 21749265
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Clinical Studies (2012)

Is 8 weeks of side-alternating whole-body vibration a safe and acceptable modality to improve functional performance in multiple sclerosis?

Purpose: To examine whether an 8-week period of side-alternating whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise is an acceptable and effective exercise intervention to improve and maintain functional performance in multi weiter...

Author: Mason RR, Cochrane DJ, Denny GJ, Firth EC, Stannard SR
Source: Disabil Rehabil, 2012; 34(8): 647-54, PMID: 21992525
Keywords: MS
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Clinical Studies (2012)

Effects of whole body vibration in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - A randomized controlled trial.

INTRODUCTION: To date endurance and strength training are established and evidence-based exercise methods in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). There is an unmet need for further resear weiter...

Author: Gloeckl R, Heinzelmann I, Baeuerle S, Damm E, Schwedhelm AL, Diril M, Buhrow D, Jerrentrup A, Kenn K
Source: Respir Med, 2012; 106(1): 75-83, PMID: 22104540
Keywords: COPD
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Clinical Studies (2011)

PLATELET ATP AND L-ARGININE-ASYMMETRICAL DIMETHYLARGININE RATIO IN VIBRATIONAL TRAINING VERSUS AEROBIC TRAINING OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE PATIENTS. A PRELIMINARY STUDY

Background: Nitric oxide (NO) synthases (NOS) produce NO by oxidation of l-arginine (l-Arg). Excessive NO synthesis in the brain has cytotoxic effects1 and in mouse models NOS knockouts are protective after ce weiter...

Author: P. Bongioanni, S. Corbianco, M. Dini, U. Carraro, N. Adami, S. Zampieri, M. Carboncini, M. Giannetti, G. Cavallini, B. Rossi
Source: 2011;
Keywords: Parkinson
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Spezielle Trainingstherapie zur Reduktion der Inflammation bei Anti-Jo-1-Syndrom (Special Training Therapy to Reduce Inflammation in Anti-Jo-1 Syndrome)

Zusammenfassung: Wir berichten über den Fall eines 46-jährigen Patienten mit medikamentös behandeltem Anti-Jo-1-Syndrom. Aufgrund einer progressiven Verschlechterung der Lungenfunktion, Dyspnoe, Abgeschlage weiter...

Author: Greulich T, Müller S, Fechtel J, Nell C, Holland A, Bach JP, Tackenberg B, Schubert H, Kenn K, Vogelmeier C, Koczulla AR
Source: Pneumologie, 2011; Oct;65(10): 624-7
Keywords: COPD Pneumologie
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Vibrationsunterstützte Intervalltherapie bei Kindern mit infantiler Zerebralparese

Author: Stark C; Semler O; Stabrey A; Duran I; Schönau E
Source: 107. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft der Kinder und Jugendärzte, 2011;
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Ergebnis der multimodalen Intervallrehabilitation bei Kindern und Jugendlichen mit Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Author: Semler O, Müller B, Duran I, Stark C, Schönau E
Source: 107. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft der Kinder und Jugendärzte, 2011;
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Effekt der vibrationsunterstützten Intervallrehabilitationauf die grobmotorischen Fähigkeiten eines Patienten mit Smith-Lemli-Optiz Syndrom

Author: Duran I, Semler O, Schönau E
Source: 107. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft der Kinder und Jugendärzte, 2011;
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Whole-body vibration alters blood flow velocity and neuromuscular activity in Friedreich"s ataxia.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) on blood flow velocity and muscular activity after different vibration protocols in Friedreich"s ataxia (FA) patients. Aft weiter...

Author: Herrero AJ, Martin J, Martin T, Garcia-Lopez D, Garatachea N, Jimenez B, Marin PJ
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging, 2011; 31(2): 139-44, PMID: 21078065
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Effects of whole body vibration therapy on main outcome measures for chronic non-specific low back pain: a single-blind randomized controlled trial.

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine whether a 12-week course of low-frequency vibrating board therapy is a feasible therapy for non-specific chronic low back pain, and whether it improves the main weiter...

Author: del Pozo-Cruz B, Hernandez Mocholi MA, Adsuar JC, Parraca JA, Muro I, Gusi N
Source: J Rehabil Med, 2011; 43(8): 689-94, PMID: 21687923
Keywords: Back Pain, Oswerty, VAS, Roland Morris
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Professional Articles (2011)

Physiotherapie in Kombination mt Vibrationstherapie Eine sinnvolle Therapieoption?

Author: S. von der Heide
Source: Praxis Physiotherapie, 2011; 2: 75 - 80
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Effects of whole-body vibration on blood flow and neuromuscular activity in spinal cord injury.

STUDY DESIGN: Crossover trial. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) on muscular activity and blood flow velocity after different vibration treatments in patients with spinal cord weiter...

Author: Herrero AJ, Menendez H, Gil L, Martin J, Martin T, Garcia-Lopez D, Gil-Agudo A, Marin PJ
Source: Spinal Cord, 2011; 49(4): 554-9, PMID: 21042329
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Whole body vibration as an adjunct to static stretching

This study was a randomized control trial. The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) to determine if stretching the hamstrings during whole-body-vibration (WBV) is more effective than static stretching alone; a weiter...

Author: Feland JB, Hawks M, Hopkins JT, Hunter I, Johnson AW, Eggett DL
Source: Int J Sports Med., 2010; 31(8): 584-9, PMID: 20535662
Keywords: Standard Stretching vs Galileo Training #GRFS17
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Vibration effects on static balance and strength

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a vibration training protocol and a conventional strength training program consisting of similar exercises on knee extensors and flexors strength and weiter...

Author: Spiliopoulou SI, Amiridis IG, Tsigganos G, Economides D, Kellis E
Source: Int J Sports Med., 2010; 31(9): 610-6, PMID: 20589590
Keywords: Balance
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Effect of a new physiotherapy concept on bone mineral density, muscle force and gross motor function in children with bilateral cerebral palsy

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a new physiotherapy concept on bone density, muscle force and motor function in bilateral spastic cerebral palsy children. Methods: In a retro weiter...

Author: Stark C, Nikopoulou-Smyrni P, Stabrey A, Semler O, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2010; 10(2): 151-8, PMID: 20516632
Keywords: mGMFM, Muscle Mass, DXA bone mineral density (BMD), Bone mineral COntent (BMC)
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Clinical Studies (2010)

EMG activity during whole body vibration: motion artifacts or stretch reflexes

The validity of electromyographic (EMG) data recorded during whole body vibration (WBV) is controversial. Some authors ascribed a major part of the EMG signal to vibration-induced motion artifacts while others weiter...

Author: Ritzmann R, Kramer A, Gruber M, Gollhofer A, Taube W
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2010; 110(1): 143-51, PMID: 20419311
Keywords: Strech Reflex
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Tilt vibratory exercise improves the dynamic balance in fibromyalgia: A randomized controlled trial

OBJECTIVE:: To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of tilt whole-body vibration for improving dynamic balance in women with fibromyalgia (FM). METHODS:: Forty-one women (aged 41 to 65) were randomly assigned weiter...

Author: Gusi N, Parraca JA, Olivares PR, Leal A, Adsuar JC
Source: Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)., 2010; 62/8: 1072-1078, PMID: 20235191
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Vibration treatment in cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled pilot study

In this 6-month trial, twenty children with cerebral palsy (age 6.2 to 12.3 years; 6 girls) were randomized to either continue their school physiotherapy program unchanged or to receive 9 minutes of side-altern weiter...

Author: Ruck J, Chabot G, Rauch F
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2010; 10(1): 77-83, PMID: 20190383
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Bone loss in Pompe disease: novel application of Vibration Training and High Resolution peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (HR-pQCT)

Author: Khan Q, Boyd S, Ramage B, Robu I, McNeil C, Hanley D, Casey R
Source: 2009;
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Press Comments (2009)

Die Lebensqualität verbessern

Author: Portius, J
Source: Patienten-Zeitung Universitätsklinikum Ulm, 2009; 14/107:
Keywords: Polyneuropathie
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Press Comments (2006)

Trainingsgerät aus dem Weltraum hilft Kindern im Rollstuhl

Eine weltweit einmalige Therapie mit dem Trainingsgerät Galileo in Köln bringt Kindern im Rollstuhl mehr Beweglichkeit und Lebensqualität. Mit dem ursprünglich für Astronauten konzipierten Vibrationsgerät weiter...

Author: DPA
Source: Die Welt Online, 2006;
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Press Comments (2007)

Vibrierende Erfindung aus der Raumfahrt hilft

2008 wird das Jahr der Vibrationen: Dann nämlich übernehmen die Krankenkassen die Kosten für eine sehr spezielle Therapie, deren Grundlagen in der Raumfahrtforschung liegen: die Vibrationstherapie. Gegen Mus weiter...

Author: von der Weiden, S
Source: Die Welt Online, 2007;
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Press Comments (2007)

Wie die Raumfahrt gelähmten Kindern hilft

. Vibrationstherapie hilft beim Muskel- und Knochenaufbau - Die Krankenkassen sind überzeugt weiter...

Author: Von Der Weiden S
Source: Die Welt Online, 2007;
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Scientific Publications (2009)

Vibration therapy

Whole-body vibration training is a method for muscle strengthening that is increasingly used in a variety of clinical situations. Key descriptors of vibration devices include the frequency, the amplitude, and t weiter...

Author: Rauch F
Source: Dev Med Child Neurol., 2009; 51 Suppl 4: 166-8, PMID: 19740225
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Side-alternating vibration training improves muscle performance in a patient with late-onset pompe disease

Side-alternating vibration training (SAVT) was used for 15 weeks in a patient with Late-onset Pompe disease who had never used enzyme replacement or chaperone therapy. Prior to the use of SAVT, the patient had weiter...

Author: Khan A, Ramage B, Robu I, Benard L
Source: Case Report Med., 2009; 2009: 741087, PMID: 19710926
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Clinical Studies (2008)

The acute effect of vibration exercise on concentric muscular characteristics

This study was designed to compare the acute effect of vibration exercise with a concentric-only activity (arm cranking) on concentric-only muscle action using an upper body isoinertial exercise. Twelve healthy weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR, Walmsely A, Firth EC
Source: J Sci Med Sport., 2008; 11(6): 527-34, PMID: 17714990
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshante, vibrating Dumbbell, Galileo Mano, WarmUp
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Auswirkung eines Vibrations- und Krafttrainings auf die Beinmuskulatur bei Gonarthrose Patienten Efficiency of Vibration or Strength Training for Knee Stability in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

(English) Background: The diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the knee is becoming more common as life expectancy increases. Strength training has been proven to be an effective treatment. The aim of the present weiter...

Author: Rapp W, Boeer J, Albrich C, Heitkamp HC
Source: Akt Rheumatol, 2009; 34/4: 240-245
Keywords: Osteoarthritis, isometric force, pain
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Press Comments (2008)

Heilkraft der Muskeln

Muskeln können viel mehr als uns nur zu bewegen: Muskeln arbeiten dem Immunsystem zu, regen den Stoffwechsel an und schützen sogar vor Osteoporose. Forscher sind sicher: kräftige Muskeln sind ein wahrer Jung weiter...

Author: Axel Wagner
Source: Odysso - Wissen entdecken, SWR Fernsehen, Sendebroschüre, 2008; 2-3
Keywords: Osteoporose, Schlaganfall, Prävention, Geriatrie
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Clinical Studies (2008)

The effect of bed rest and an exercise countermeasure on leg venous function

This study was performed to assess the effect of resistive vibration exercise during bed rest deconditioning on venous vascular dimension and function, as measured with ultrasound in the popliteal vein. Sixteen weiter...

Author: van Duijnhoven NT, Bleeker MW, de Groot PC, Thijssen DH, Felsenberg D, Rittweger J, Hopman MT
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2008; 104(6): 991-8, PMID: 18719936
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
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Press Comments (2008)

Kilian wird gerüttelt

Author: Cordier S
Source: Leben mit Down-Syndrom, 2008; 58: 51
Keywords: Down-Syndrom Kleinkind
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Pflegerische Interventionen und Möglichkeiten bei krebstherapiebedingter Polyneuropathie

Author: Kirchner, E
Source: DLH-INFO 37, 2008; 13: 19-21
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Clinical Studies (2009)

High-density surface EMG study on the time course of central nervous and peripheral neuromuscular changes during 8 weeks of bed rest with or without resistive vibration exercise

The aim of the present study was to assess the time course and the origin of adaptations in neuromuscular function as a consequence of prolonged bed rest with or without countermeasure. Twenty healthy males vol weiter...

Author: Mulder ER, Gerrits KH, Kleine BU, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, de Haan A, Stegeman DF
Source: J Electromyogr Kinesiol., 2009; 19(2): 208-18, PMID: 17560125
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
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Clinical Studies (2008)

Whole body vibration: a new therapeutic approach to improve muscle function in cystic fibrosis

Disease progression in cystic fibrosis (CF) leads to muscle wasting and loss of muscle function. The aim of this prospective pilot study was to evaluate the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) on muscle funct weiter...

Author: Rietschel E, van Koningsbruggen S, Fricke O, Semler O, Schoenau E
Source: Int J Rehabil Res., 2008; 31(3): 253-6, PMID: 18708849
Keywords: Köln
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Clinical Studies (2001)

Epidemiology of falls

Author: Masud T, Morris RO
Source: Age Ageing., 2001; 30 Suppl 4: 3-7, PMID: 11769786
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Scientific Publications (2008)

Energy metabolism in human calf muscle performing isometric plantar flexion superimposed by 20-Hz vibration

Vibration training is commonly expected to induce an active muscle contraction via a complex reflex mechanism. In calf muscles of 20 untrained subjects, the additional energy consumption in response to vibratio weiter...

Author: Zange J, Haller T, Müller K, Liphardt AM, Mester J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2008; PMID: 18953563
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Professional Articles (2008)

Innovative Wege und Aufgaben in der Physiotherapie und Rehabilitation von bewegungsgestörten Kindern und Jugendlichen

Am Beispiel des Rehabilitationskonzeptes „Auf die Beine“ wird gezeigt wie die Integration von existierenden klassischen Therapieformen mit funktionellen geräteunterstützten Therapieverfahren Muskel – un weiter...

Author: Schönau E, Langensiepen S, Junghänel S, Semler O (Publikation aus 2008)
Source: Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, 2008; 7: 438-442
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Clinical Studies (2007)

The Response of Elderly Female fast Gait to Whole Body Vibration

Older adults walk more slowly than healthy young adults at fast and normal walking speeds. These age-associated changes in mobility impact upon daily function. A slower gait, for example, may reduce the older a weiter...

Author: Lorentzen HC
Source: PhD, 2007;
Keywords: Galileo (Eigenbau)
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Auf die Beine - mit integrativer funktioneller Physiotherapie

Author: O Semler, S Langensiepen, E Schönau
Source: Praxis der Kinder-Reha 1 (2008) 31 - 34, 2008; 1: 31-34
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Clinical Studies (2008)

Whole body vibration in cystic fibrosis - a pilot study

Introduction: In cystic fibrosis (CF), bone mass deficits as well as a lack of muscle mass and force have been described. The bone mass deficits are thought to be at least in part secondary to the reduced muscl weiter...

Author: Roth J, Wust M, Rawer R, Schnabel D, Armbrecht G, Beller G, Rembitzki I, Wahn U, Felsenberg D, Staab D
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2008; 8(2): 179-87, PMID: 18622087
Keywords: Cystic Fibrosis, Whole Body Vibration, Bone, Muscle, Osteoporosis
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Press Comments (2008)

Schritt für Schritt zurück ins Leben

Andre Schmitt kämpft mit den Folgen eines schweren Unfalls. Der ADAC-Unfallschutz unterstützt ihn dabei. weiter...

Source: ADAC motorwelt, 2008; 3: 74-75
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Clinical Studies (2008)

Whole body vibration versus conventional physiotherapy to improve balance and gait in Parkinson"s disease.

OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) and conventional physiotherapy (PT) on levodopa-resistant disturbances of balance and gait in idiopathic Parkinson"s disease (PD). DESIGN: weiter...

Author: Ebersbach G, Edler D, Kaufhold O, Wissel J.
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil., 2008; 89(3): 399-403, PMID: 18295614
Keywords: Parkinson
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Clinical Studies (2004)

Is muscle power output a key factor in the age-related decline in physical performance? A comparison of muscle cross section, chair-rising test and jumping power

Ageing compromises locomotor capacity and is associated with an increased risk of falls. Several lines of evidence indicate that both changes in muscle mass and performance are causative. Most studies, however, weiter...

Author: Runge M, Rittweger J, Russo CR, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2004; 24(6): 335-40, PMID: 15522042
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Neuromuscular adaptations during long-term bed rest

Author: Mulder ER
Source: Dissertation, 2007;
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
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Clinical Studies (2008)

Whole body vibration and dynamic restraint.

The purpose of this study was to identify changes due to whole body vibration in peroneus longus (PL) activation following ankle inversion perturbation. Participants were 22 (age 22.1 +/- 1.8 yrs, ht 168.8 +/- weiter...

Author: Hopkins T, Pak JO, Robertshaw AE, Feland JB, Hunter I, Gage M
Source: Int J Sports Med, 2008; 29(5): 424-8, PMID: 17879889
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Press Comments (2004)

Galileo hilft Alten, Austronauten und Gelähmten

Ein Esslinger Chefarzt und ien Pforzheimer Ingenieur entwickeln Trainingsgerät für Muskeln und Knochen weiter...

Author: Schnedler L
Source: Leonberger Kreiszeitung, 2004;
Keywords: BBR
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Press Comments (2003)

Hufeland-Preis 2002: Die funktionelle Muskel-Knochen-Einheit im Kindes- und Jugendalter: Konsequenzen für Prävention und Diagnostik der osteoporose

Author: Weinbauer GF
Source: Mitteilungen der Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie, 2003; 27/3:
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Hufeland-Preis für Kölner Forschungsgruppe - Neuer Erkenntnisse zur Prävention der osteoporose

Professor Eckhard Schönau, Dr. Christina Neu und Privatdozent Dr. Frank Rauch, Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderheilkunde, sind mit dem Huffeland-Preis 2002 ausgezeichnet worden. Der mit 20.000 Euro dotierte, weiter...

Author: unik
Source: Kölner Universitäts Jurnal, 2003; 2:
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Hufelandpreis Zeitungartikel

Die funktionelle Muskel-Knochen-Einheit im Kindes- und Jugendalter: Konsequenzen für Prävention und Klassifikation der Osteoporose weiter...

Source: Mobiles Leben, 2003;
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Hufelandpreis Zeitungartikel

Mit dem Hufeland-Reis 2002 wurden jetzt drei Kölner Pädiater ausgezeichnet. Den mit 20000Euro dotierten, von der Deutschen Ärzteversicherung AG gestiftete Preis zur Förderung der Präventivmedizin erhielten weiter...

Author: sk
Source: Pädiartische Nachrichten, 2003;
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Press Comments (2003)

Hufeland-Preis 2002: Bewegung ist Osteoporose-Präventation

Author: dah
Source: Rheinisches Ärzteblatt, 2003;
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Press Comments (2004)

Der Muskelmacher

Ein deutscher Professor hat für Astronauten ein Trainingsgerät entwickelt, das starke Muskeln und stabile Knochen produziert. Schon bald kann die Wundermaschine aber auch bei höchst irdischen Leiden helfen. weiter...

Author: Felsenberg D
Source: Besser Leben, 2004;
Keywords: BBR
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Press Comments (2004)

Physiotherapie mit Her(t)z Galileo 2000 - Kräftigung für Muskeln und Knochen

Für Menschen, die oft über Rückenschmerzen klagen, aber auch für Leistungssportler bietet die Abteilung Physiotherapie am Krankenhaus Bad Cannstatt eine innovative Behandlungsmethode mit dem Galileo 2000. weiter...

Author: uli (Artikel aus 2004)
Source: Cannstatter Zeitung, 2004;
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Press Comments (2006)

Hauptsache Gesund: Trainings-System Galileo

Bewegung ist der Schlüssel zu weniger Schmerzen. Dabei hilft ein besonderes Trainingsgerät kombiniert mit einer speziellen Liege, das so genannte Galileo-System. Die Füße berühren eine Art Hightech-Wippe, weiter...

Source: MDR, 2006;
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Press Comments (2005)

Spezielles Vibrationstraining

Ein sogenanntes Vibrationstraining eignet sich zur Behandlung der Parkinson- Erkrankung. Untersuchungen zeigten, daß ein entsprechendes Training Symptome vermindern, die Muskulatur stärken und die Koordinat weiter...

Author: dpa
Source: Hamburger Abendblatt, 2005;
Keywords: Parkinson
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Press Comments (2007)

Galileo® – Vibrationstraining – durch die Krankenkassen zertifiziertes Präventionsprogramm, wird auf der MEDICA 2007 vorgestellt

Galileo – Vibrationstraining – durch die Krankenkassen zertifiziertes Präventionsprogramm, wird auf der MEDICA 2007 vorgestellt Die Zahl der von Rückenschmerz geplagten Bundesbürger hat in den letzte weiter...

Author: Silva A (Artikel aus 2007)
Source: Fitness PR, 2007;
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Änderung der Kraft und Stellenwert verschiedener Kraftmessmethoden bei älteren Frauen

Problemstellung: Der Verlust an Muskelkraft und -leistung ist bedeutsamer Risikofaktor für das erhöhte Sturz und Frakturrisiko im Alter. Die Erfassung der Muskelkraft/-leistung und des Muskelstatus spielt d weiter...

Author: Lammel C, Siegrist M, Zelger O, Jeschke D
Source: D. Zeitschrift Sportmed., Po-059, 2003; 54(7/8): 67
Keywords: elderly force
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Effects of vibration exercise on muscle performance and mobility in an older population

This study was designed to investigate the effects of vibration on muscle performance and mobility in a healthy, untrained, older population. Forty-three participants (23 men, 20 women, 66-85 y old) performed t weiter...

Author: Rees S, Murphy A, Watsford M
Source: J Aging Phys Act., 2007; 15(4): 367-81, PMID: 18048942
Keywords: elderly mobility
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Clinical Studies (2005)

Hormone and lipolytic responses to whole body vibration in young men

This study examined the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) on the hormone and lipolytic responses. Eight male subjects performed WBV and control (CON) trials on separate days. The WBV session consisted of 10 weiter...

Author: Goto K, Takamatsu K
Source: Jpn J Physiol., 2005; 55(5): 279-84, PMID: 16271160
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Clinical Studies (2005)

USE OF VIBRATION-ASSISTED EXERCISE IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS

Objectve: Vibratory-assisted exercise is a relatively new concept in the US; however, there is supportive research in Europe indicating its effectiveness on athletes and the general population through providi weiter...

Author: Wayloins G, Todd C, Danko M, Le V.
Source: 2005;
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Variation in neuromuscular responses during acute whole-body vibration exercise

PURPOSE: Leg muscle strength and power are increased after whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise. These effects may result from increased neuromuscular activation during WBV; however, previous studies of neuromus weiter...

Author: Abercromby AF, Amonette WE, Layne CS, McFarlin BK, Hinman MR, Paloski WH
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc., 2007; 39(9): 1642-50, PMID: 17805098
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Ergebnisse einer monozentrischen Studie zur Verbesserung der Mobilität und Muskelfunktion bei Kindern und Jugendlichen mit Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Author: Schönau E, Neu CM, Mokov E, Wassmer G, Manz F
Source: 1. Kölner Symposium: Forschung in der pädiatrischen Physiotherapie, 2007;
Keywords: Kölner Konzept
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Clinical Studies (2000)

The Benefits of Whole Body Vibration in the Rehabilitation of a Pediatric Patient with Quadriplegia

A 73-year-old male diagnosed six years earlier was advanced Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), an atypical form of Parkinsonism, had deteriorated over several months despite attemps to adjust medication. He weiter...

Author: Gianutsos JG, Ahn JH, Oakes LV, Richter EF, Grynbaum BB, Thistle HG
Source: 3RD MEDITERRANEAN CONGRESS of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Athens, 2000;
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Clinical Studies (2000)

Use of a Therapeutic Ranging/Exercise Program in the Rehabilitation of a Person with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Author: Gianutsos JG
Source: 3rd Mediterranean Conference of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation, 2000;
Keywords: parkinson
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Motor rehabilitation of spinal cord dysfunction by means of whole body vibration

Objective: To explore (1) the efficacy of whole body vibration (WBV) in inducing reflex standing and, specifically, (2) the progress of persons with spinal cord dysfunction of 3 differing etiologies. Desi weiter...

Author: Gianutsos JG, Oakes LC, Siasoco V, Appelblatt S, Hamel J, Gold JT
Source: AAPMR, 2001;
Keywords: back
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The Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Reflex-Induced Standing in Persons with Chronic and Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Author: Gianutsos JG, Ahn JH, Richter EF, Grynbaum BB, Thistle HG
Source: 5th International Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Athens, 2000;
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Use of a Therapeutic Ranging Program in the Rehabilitation of a Person wirth Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (Parkinson)

Author: Gianutsos JG, Richter EF, Hutchinson M
Source: 5th International Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Athens, 2000;
Keywords: Parkinson
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Effect On Muscles Of Mechanical Vibrations Produced By The Galileo 2000 in Combination with Physical Therapy in Training Female Pelvic Floor Weakness

Author: von der Heide S, Emons G, Hilgers R, Viereck V
Source: international urology conference, 2003;
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Long-term effects of 6-week whole-body vibration on balance recovery and activities of daily living in the postacute phase of stroke: a randomized, controlled trial

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The long-term effects of 6-weeks whole-body vibration, as a novel method of somatosensory stimulation, on postural control and activities of daily living were compared with those of 6 weiter...

Author: van Nes IJ, Latour H, Schils F, Meijer R, van Kuijk A, Geurts AC
Source: Stroke., 2006; 37(9): 2331-5, PMID: 16902175
Keywords: supratentorial stroke
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Clinical Studies (2001)

Einfluss einer innovativen Form des Krafttrainings auf kardiopulmonale und muskuläre Funktionsgrössen sowie sympathoadrenerge Reaktionen

Problemstellung: Für die neuromuskuläre Erregbarkeit und die lokalmuskuläre Hämodynamik konnten positive Effekte nach einer oszillierenden Intervention (Amplitude von 12 mm, 25-30 Hz) mit einem innovativen weiter...

Author: Wameling P, Hartard M, Kleinmond C, Schiessl H, Jeschke D (Tagungsbeitrag aus 2001)
Source: 37. Deutscher Kongresses für Sportmedizin und Prävention, Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, 2001;
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Controlled Whole Body Vibrations Improve Health Related Quality Of Life In Elderly Patients

Objective: To investigate the effects of controlled whole body vibrations (CWBV) exercises on global health in elderly patients. Methods: 42 volunteers patients, resident in a nursing home, were randomiz weiter...

Author: Bruyere O, Wuidart MA, Di Palma E, Reginster JY
Source: 67th Annual Meeting of American College of Rheumatology, 2003;
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Effect of Whole Body Vibration on Muscular Performance, Balance, and Bone

Author: Torvinen S
Source: Dissertation, 2003;
Keywords: Galileo vs. Kuntotäry
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Clinical Studies (2007)

High-frequency whole-body vibration improves balancing ability in elderly women

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of high-frequency whole-body vibration (WBV) on balancing ability in elderly women. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. Subjects were randomized to either the WBV interve weiter...

Author: Cheung WH, Mok HW, Qin L, Sze PC, Lee KM, Leung KS
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil., 2007; 88(7): 852-7, PMID: 17601464
Keywords: elderly balance
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Professional Articles (2006)

Vibrationstraining in der Physiotherapie - Wippen mit Wirkung

Beim Vibrationstraining stehen die Patienten auf einer vibrierenden Platte und müssen ausgleichende Bewegungen machen, um ihre Ausgangshaltung beizubehalten. Die dabei entstehenden Kräfte bewirken unterschied weiter...

Author: Burkhardt A
Source: Physiopraxis, 2006; 9: 22-25
Keywords: Side Alternation vs. vertical
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Clinical Studies (2004)

Short-term effects of whole-body vibration on postural control in unilateral chronic stroke patients: preliminary evidence

The short-term effects of whole-body vibration as a novel method of somatosensory stimulation on postural control were investigated in 23 chronic stroke patients. While standing on a commercial platform, patien weiter...

Author: van Nes IJ, Geurts AC, Hendricks HT, Duysens J
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil., 2004; 83(11): 867-73, PMID: 15502741
Keywords: Stroke, Schlaganfall, Balance
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Clinical Studies (2005)

EFFECT OF KNEE FLEXION ANGLE ON NEUROMUSCULAR RESPONSES TO WHOLE-BODY VIBRATION

Author: Abercromby A, Amonette W, Paloski W, Hinman M
Source: Presented Abstract at NSCA National Conference, 2005;
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Mechanical impacts to the human body by different vibration training devices

Author: Spitzenpfeil P, Stritzker M, Kirchbichler A, Tusker F, Hartmann U, Hartard H
Source: Journal of Biomechanics, 2006; Vol. 39 (Suppl 1): 196
Keywords: Galileo vs. Power Plate
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Einfluss mechanischer oszillierender Stimuli im Rahmen der frühfunktionellen Aktivierung des propiozeptiven Systems auf die Oberschenkelmuskulatur nach Rekonstruktion des vorderen Kreuzbandes des Kniegelenkes

Im Rahmen dieser Studie wurde ergänzend zu den „allgemeinen“ rehabilitativen Maßnahmen der Einfluß mechanischer Stimuli mittels oszillierender Interventionen vom Galileo 2000 auf die berschenkelmuskulat weiter...

Author: Kombrink M
Source: Dissertation, 2006;
Keywords: kreuzband kniegelenk
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Press Comments (2006)

Laufen möchte ich

Es gibt Kinder, die sitzen von Geburt an im Rollstuhl. Sie leiden an mindestens zwei Krankheiten, an einer Nerven-, Muskel- oder Knochenerkrankung, die sie in den Rollstuhl gebracht hat. Und einer zweiten, die weiter...

Author: Landschek I
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2006; 1: 14-15
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Press Comments (2006)

Schritte mit Hindernissen

Gehen auf zwei Beinen – das bedeutet für die meisten von uns etwas genauso Selbstverständliches wie Ein- und Ausatmen. Dabei ist der menschliche Gang ein im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes hochkomplexer Vorgang, weiter...

Author: Bingler K
Source: Orthopress, 2006; 3: 28-30
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Professional Articles (2007)

Muskeltraining bei SMA-Patient erfolgreich

Bei der physiotherapeutischeBne handlungd er Spinalen Muskelatrophie( SMA) ist bezüglich der Muskelkräftigung Sorgfalt geboten - so lernt man es als Physiotherapeutin der Ausbildung und findet es sogari n der weiter...

Author: Stark, C Hermes R, Semler O, Schönau E
Source: Zeitschrift für Physiotherapeuten, 2007; 59: 340-345
Keywords: Kölner Konzept
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Press Comments (2006)

Auf die Beine

Vibrationstraining bietet innovative Therapiemöglichkeit für Kinde rim Rollstuhl. weiter...

Author: Karl M (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: Alexianer, 2006; 12: 24-25
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Press Comments (2007)

Auf die Beine

Mobilität ist für viele Kinder und Jugendliche leider keine Selbstverständlichkeit. gerade im Kindes- und Jugendalter ist jedoch das Stehen und gehen für die Entwicklung besonders wichtig. Dabei haben diese weiter...

Author: Reiser U (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: 2007; 14-17
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Fundamental Studies (2001)

Mobil bleiben - Pflege bei Gehstörungen und Sturzgefahr

Die Selbstständigkeit älterer Menschen wird durch kaum ein anderes Problem so stark bedroht wie durch die Einschränkung der Bewegungsfähigkeit und die damit verbundene Sturzgefahr. Stürze im Alter sind zud weiter...

Author: Runge M, Rehfeld G
Source: Schlütersche Verlag , ISBN 3-87706-597-X, 2001;
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Professional Articles (2004)

Stürze und wie man sie verhindert

Author: Runge M
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2004; 4: 4-7
Keywords: elderly falls
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Professional Articles (2004)

Von der Raumfahrt zur Kinderklinik

Author: Schönau E
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2004; 4: 12-13
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Clinical Studies (2004)

Die Ergebnisse Berliner BedRest-Studie

Author: Felsenberg D
Source: Statement, 2004;
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Submaximal aerobic exercise with mechanical vibrations improves the functional status of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome

AIM: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an illness characterised by disabling fatigue of uncertain aetiology and other nonspecific symptoms. Typically CFS patients complain of a severe fatigue made worse by ex weiter...

Author: Saggini R, Vecchiet J, Iezzi S, Racciatti D, Affaitati G, Bellomo RG, Pizzigallo E
Source: Eura Medicophys., 2006; 42(2): 97-102, PMID: 16767057
Keywords: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Power, Muscle Function,Gait Speed
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Preliminary results on the mobility after whole body vibration in immobilized children and adolescents

The present article is a preliminary report on the effect of Whole Body Vibration (WBV) on the mobility in long-term immobilized children and adolescents. WBV was applied to 6 children and adolescents (diagnose weiter...

Author: Semler O, Fricke O, Vezyroglou K, Stark C, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2007; 7(1): 77-81, PMID: 17396011
Keywords: Kölner Konzept
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Clinical Studies (2005)

Vascular adaptation to deconditioning and the effect of an exercise countermeasure: results of the Berlin Bed Rest study

Deconditioning is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The physiology of vascular adaptation to deconditioning has not been elucidated. The purpose of the present study was to assess the effects of bed res weiter...

Author: Bleeker MW, De Groot PC, Rongen GA, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, Smits P, Hopman MT
Source: J Appl Physiol., 2005; 99(4): 1293-300, PMID: 15932956
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Safety of Whole-Body Vibration Exercise for Heart Transplant Recipients

Purpose: The benefits of whole-body vibration exercise (WBV) have not yet been recognized in heart transplant recipients although these patients often show a severe loss in skeletal muscle strength and bone min weiter...

Author: Crevenna R, Fialka-Moser V, Rödler S, Keilani M, Zöch C, Nuhr M, Quittan M, Wolzt M
Source: Phys Rehab Kur Med, 2003; 13: 286-290
Keywords: heart transplant
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Vibration exposure and biodynamic responses during whole-body vibration training

PURPOSE: Excessive, chronic whole-body vibration (WBV) has a number of negative side effects on the human body, including disorders of the skeletal, digestive, reproductive, visual, and vestibular systems. Whol weiter...

Author: Abercromby AF, Amonette WE, Layne CS, McFarlin BK, Hinman MR, Paloski WH
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc., 2007; 39(10): 1794-800, PMID: 17909407
Keywords: Galileo vs. Power Plate
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Professional Articles (2006)

Lokomotorisches Assessment / Locomotor Assessment

Einschränkungen der Fortbewegung sind die pathogenetische Endstrecke des Alterungsprozesses und vieler Erkrankungen. Die quantifizierende Messung von Bewegung gehört deshalb unverzichtbar zu einer medizinisch weiter...

Author: Runge M (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: arthritis + rheuma, 2006; 26/4: 217-224
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Clinical Studies (1999)

The Influence of Whole-Body Vibration on the Mechanical Behaviour of Skeletal Muscle

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of whole-body vibrations (WBV) on the mechanical behaviour of human skeletal muscle. For this purpose, six female volleyball players at national level were r weiter...

Author: Bosco C, Cardinale M, Colli R, Tihanyi J, von Duvillard SP, Viru A
Source: Clinical Physiology, 1999; 19: 183-187
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Clinical Studies (2007)

Whole-body vibration induced adaptation in knee extensors; consequences of initial strength, vibration frequency, and joint angle

It was hypothesized that both vibration frequency and muscle length modulate the strengthening of muscles that is assumed to result from whole-body vibration (WBV). Length of knee extensor muscles during vibrat weiter...

Author: Savelberg HH, Keizer HA, Meijer K
Source: J Strength Cond Res., 2007; 21(2): 589-93, PMID: 17530984
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Clinical Studies (1999)

The Effect of Whole-Body Vibration on Mechanical Behaviour of Skeletal Muscle and Hormonal Profile

Author: Bosco C, Colli R, Cardinale M, Tsarpela O, Bonifazi M
Source: Musculo-Skeletal Interactions, 1999; 2: 67-76
Keywords: Hormonal Profile, Jumping Power
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Clinical Studies (2002)

Effect of Whole Body Vibration Stimulus and Voluntary Contraction on Motoneuron Pool

We investigated the influence of transient whole body vibration and voluntary contraction on the motomeuron pool. Electromyographic recordings were obtained from the soleus muscle of 17 healthy subjects using s weiter...

Author: NISHIHIRA Y, IWASAKI T, HATTA A, WASAKA T, KANEDA T, KUROIWA K, AKIYAMA S, KIDA T, RYOL K S
Source: Adv Exerc Sports Physiol, 2002; 8/4: 83-86
Keywords: H-Reflex
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