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Publications using Galileo® devices

Below you find all listed püublications using a Galileo<suo>&reg;</sup> device. Summaries of interesting study results you can also find in our news secion under Worth Knowing (Galileo Research Fact Sheets, #GRFS).

Literature (305)

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effects of Exercise and Nutrition on the Coagulation System During Bedrest Immobilization.

Immobilization in hospitalized medical patients or during simulation of spaceflight induced deconditioning has been shown to be associated with loss of muscle mass and bone. Resistance vibrating exercise (RVE) weiter...

Author: Waha JE, Goswami N, Schlagenhauf A, Leschnik B, Koestenberger M, Reibnegger G, Roller RE, Hinghofer-Szalkay H, Cvirn G
Source: Medicine (Baltimore), 2015; 94(38): e1555, PMID: 26402815
Keywords: Toulouse BedRest, NMX
GID: 4527; Last update: 27.09.2017
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2015)

Loss and re-adaptation of lumbar intervertebral disc water signal intensity after prolonged bedrest.

The adaptation and re-adaptation process of the intervertebral disc (IVD) to prolonged bedrest is important for understanding IVD physiology and IVD herniations in astronauts. Little information is available on weiter...

Author: Kordi M, Belavy DL, Armbrecht G, Sheikh A, Felsenberg D, Trudel G
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2015; 15(3): 294-300, PMID: 26350949
GID: 4514; Last update: 16.09.2017
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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
GID: 4502; Last update: 04.09.2017

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
GID: 4475; Last update: 26.07.2017
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2014)

Whole Body Vibration Training Lowers Serum Creatine Kinase Levels in Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

We aimed to describe the effects of whole body vibration training on serum creatine kinase and motor function in two brothers with Duchenne muscular dystrophy using standardized measurements. Whole body vibrati weiter...

Author: Mah JK, Wong J, Chiu A, Ramage B, Khan A
Source: JCCR, 2014; 4(2): 1000334
Keywords: DMD, Duchenne, Creatine Kinase
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GID: 4470; Last update: 10.07.2017
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2017)

Cardiopulmonary response during whole-body vibration training in patients with severe COPD.

Several studies in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have shown that whole-body vibration training (WBVT) has beneficial effects on exercise capacity. However, the acute cardiopulmonary weiter...

Author: Gloeckl R, Richter P, Winterkamp S, Pfeifer M, Nell C, Christle JW, Kenn K
Source: ERJ Open Res, 2017; 3(1): , PMID: 28326310
Keywords: COPD
GID: 4469; Last update: 05.07.2017

Clinical Studies (2017)

Changes in muscle cross-sectional area, muscle force, and jump performance during 6 weeks of progressive whole-body vibration combined with progressive, high intensity resistance training.

OBJECTIVES: We hypothesized that progressive whole-body vibration (WBV) superimposed to progressive high intensity resistance training has greater effects on muscle cross-sectional area (CSA), muscle force of l weiter...

Author: Rosenberger A, Beijer A, Johannes B, Schoenau E, Mester J, Rittweger J, Zange J
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2017; 17(2): 38-49, PMID: 28574410
GID: 4450; Last update: 06.06.2017
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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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GID: 4447; Last update: 22.05.2017
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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
GID: 4443; Last update: 16.05.2017

Clinical Studies (2017)

Whole-Body Vibration Training During a Low Frequency Outpatient Exercise Training Program in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.

BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to investigate whether whole-body vibration training (WBVT) can be applied beneficially within an outpatient low frequency exercise program. METHODS: In a prospective, cont weiter...

Author: Spielmanns M, Gloeckl R, Gropp JM, Nell C, Koczulla AR, Boeselt T, Storre JH, Windisch W
Source: J Clin Med Res, 2017; 9(5): 396-402, PMID: 28392859
Keywords: COPD
GID: 4417; Last update: 18.04.2017
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Clinical Studies (2017)

Feasibility and safety of whole-body vibration therapy in intensive care patients.

We read with great interest the article by Wollersheim and colleagues who examined whole-body vibration (WBV) in intensive care unit patients [1]. Hemodynamic characteristics were monitored during WBV applicati weiter...

Author: Alter P, Boeselt T, Nell C, Spielmanns M, Kenn K, Koczulla AR
Source: Crit Care, 2017; 21(1): 91, PMID: 28403903
GID: 4416; Last update: 18.04.2017
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Clinical Studies (2017)

Vibration-related extrusion of capillary blood from the calf musculature depends upon directions of vibration of the leg and of the gravity vector

Purpose: In this study, we investigated the effects of vibration of the whole lower leg on the content and the oxygenation of hemoglobin in the unloaded relaxed lateral gastrocnemius muscle. Vibration was appl weiter...

Author: Cakar HI, Dogan S, Kara S, Rittweger J, Rawer R, Zange J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol, 2017; 117(6): 1107-1117, PMID: 28374114
Keywords: Galileo Space, Microcirculation; Near infrared spectroscopy; Tonic vibration reflex; Whole-body vibration
GID: 4404; Last update: 04.04.2017

Clinical Studies (2006)

Effekte eines niedrigfrequenten Ganzkörpervibrationstrainings auf dem Galileo 2000

Zusammenfassung: Dem Ganzkörpertraining wird der präventive und rehabilitative Nutzen nachgesagt, die Mineralisierung der Knochen zu fördern und darüber hinaus einer allgemeinen Muskeldegeneration entgegen weiter...

Author: Huber G, Weiss K, Eckert K
Source: B & G, 2006; 22(2): 52-57
GID: 4395; Last update: 01.04.2017

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
GID: 4396; Last update: 01.04.2017

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;
GID: 4387; Last update: 21.03.2017

Clinical Studies (2017)

What"s the secret behind the benefits of whole-body vibration training in patients with COPD? A randomized, controlled trial

Background: Several studies have shown that whole-body vibration training (WBVT) improves exercise capacity in patients with severe COPD. The aim of this study was to investigate the determinants of improved e weiter...

Author: Gloeckl R, Jarosch I, Bengschc U, Claus M, Schneeberger T, Andrianopoulos V, Christle JW, Hitzl W, Kenn K
Source: Respiratory Medicine, 2017; 126: 17-24
Keywords: COPD, Muslce Power, Balance, Mechanography
GID: 4386; Last update: 20.03.2017

Clinical Studies (2017)

Cardiopulmonary response during whole-body vibration training in patients with severe COPD

Several studies in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have shown that whole-body vibration training (WBVT) has beneficial effects on exercise capacity. However, the acute cardiopulmonar weiter...

Author: Gloeckl R, Richter P, Winterkamp S, et al.
Source: ERJ Open Res, 2017; 3:00101-2016:
Keywords: COPD, Cardiopulmonary response,
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GID: 4381; Last update: 14.03.2017

Clinical Studies (2017)

Whole-body vibration training as a workplace-based sports activity for employees with chronic low-back pain.

INTRODUCTION: The goal of this randomized and controlled study is to examine whether whole-body vibration (WBV) training is able to reduce back pain and physical disability in seated working office employees wi weiter...

Author: Kaeding TS, Karch A, Schwarz R, Flor T, Wittke TC, Kuck M, Boselt G, Tegtbur U, Stein L
Source: Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2017; (): , PMID: 28185300
Keywords: Back-Pain, Workplace, Leonardo Balance
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GID: 4369; Last update: 17.02.2017

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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GID: 4363; Last update: 08.02.2017
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Serum sclerostin and DKK1 in relation to exercise against bone loss in experimental bed rest.

The impact of effective exercise against bone loss during experimental bed rest appears to be associated with increases in bone formation rather than reductions of bone resorption. Sclerostin and dickkopf-1 ar weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Baecker N, Armbrecht G, Beller G, Buehlmeier J, Frings-Meuthen P, Rittweger J, Roth HJ, Heer M, Felsenberg D
Source: J Bone Miner Metab, 2016; 34(3): 354-65, PMID: 26056021
Keywords: Spaceflight · Immobilisation · Bone mineral density · Training · pQCT, space research
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GID: 4356; Last update: 24.01.2017

Clinical Studies (2017)

Oscillatory whole-body vibration improves exercise capacity and physical performance in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a randomised clinical study.

OBJECTIVE: In patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), supportive therapies may be beneficial in addition to targeted medical treatment. Here, we evaluated the effectiveness and safety of oscillator weiter...

Author: Gerhardt F, Dumitrescu D, Gartner C, Beccard R, Viethen T, Kramer T, Baldus S, Hellmich M, Schonau E, Rosenkranz S
Source: Heart, 2017; 103(8): 592-598, PMID: 28100544
Keywords: PAH, 6MWD, HRQoL
#GRFS80
GID: 4351; Last update: 20.01.2017
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Clinical Studies (2016)

A controlled trial comparing one-year biochemical bone metabolism outcome in postmenopausal frail osteopenic women under weekly alendronate treatment, with or without whole-body vibration intervention

Purpose: The influence of regular exercise on bone properties is not well defined. Frail subjects have limitations to perform exercise with skeletal impact. This study aims to analyze whole-bone vibration tre weiter...

Author: Ricardo Capiglioni , Claudia Gomez Acotto, Alicia Marino, Mar.a Georgina Muntaabski, Victor Montangero, Luciana D´Alessio, Emilio Jose Antonio Roldan
Source: Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls, 2016; 1(3): 29-37
Keywords: Bone biochemical markers, Drinkable alendronate, Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, Peripheral quantitative computerized tomography, Whole-Body-Vibration
GID: 4352; Last update: 20.01.2017

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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GID: 4326; Last update: 11.01.2017
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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.
#GRFS51
GID: 4332; Last update: 11.01.2017
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Whole Body Vibration Treatments in Postmenopausal Women Can Improve Bone Mineral Density: Results of a Stimulus Focussed Meta-Analysis.

Whole body vibration treatment is a non-pharmacological intervention intended to stimulate muscular response and increase bone mineral density, particularly for postmenopausal women. The literature related to weiter...

Author: Fratini A, Bonci T, Bull AM
Source: PLoS One, 2016; 11(12): e0166774, PMID: 27907000
Keywords: metaanalysis
GID: 4333; Last update: 11.01.2017
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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
GID: 4320; Last update: 11.01.2017
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Clinical Studies (2017)

Low-Volume Whole-Body Vibration Training Improves Exercise Capacity in Subjects With Mild to Severe COPD.

BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to investigate the benefits of a low-volume out-patient whole-body vibration training (WBVT) program on exercise capacity in comparison with a calisthenics training p weiter...

Author: Spielmanns M, Boeselt T, Gloeckl R, Klutsch A, Fischer H, Polanski H, Nell C, Storre JH, Windisch W, Koczulla AR
Source: Respir Care, 2017; 62(3): 315-323, PMID: 27923937
GID: 4329; Last update: 11.01.2017

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
GID: 4316; Last update: 09.01.2017
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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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GID: 4312; Last update: 21.12.2016
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Hypertrophy and Explosive-Reactive Functioning in Sedentary Men following 10-weeks of Whole-Body Vibration.

The objective of this study was to determine the impact of vertical (Power-plate; POW) and side-alternating (Galileo; GAL) whole-body vibration exercise on muscle mass and lower-limb neuromuscular function. Fo weiter...

Author: Ebing J, Gast U, Hauptmann C, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL
Source: J Strength Cond Res, 2016; (): , PMID: 27893474
Keywords: Galileo vs. Power Plate, 15m Sprint, mscuel power, Jump Height
#GRFS83
GID: 4294; Last update: 29.11.2016

Clinical Studies (2016)

Determining the Posture and Vibration Frequency that Maximize Pelvic Floor Muscle Activity During Whole-Body Vibration.

BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the electromyogram (EMG) response of pelvic floor muscle (PFM) to whole-body vibration (WBV) while using different body posture and vibration frequencies. MAT weiter...

Author: Lee J, Lee K, Song C
Source: Med Sci Monit, 2016; 22(): 4030-4036, PMID: 27787476
Keywords: Pelvic Floor, Muscle Activation, EMG, MVC
#GRFS78
GID: 4267; Last update: 08.11.2016

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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GID: 4248; Last update: 20.10.2016

Clinical Studies (2017)

Exercise and Transversus Abdominis Muscle Atrophy after 60 d Bed Rest.

PURPOSE: To investigate atrophy in the deep abdominal muscles, spinal extensors and the impact of high-load resistive exercise with and without whole body vibration following 60d of strict bed-rest. METHODS: 24 weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Gast U, Felsenberg D
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2017; 49(2): 238-246, PMID: 27685010
Keywords: BBR2, SPINE, MUSCLE, ASTRONAUTS, SPACEFLIGHT, BACK PAIN, HERNIATION
GID: 4237; Last update: 11.10.2016

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
#GRFS14
GID: 4232; Last update: 14.09.2016
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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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GID: 4212; Last update: 13.09.2016

Clinical Studies (2016)

Muscle histology changes after short term vibration training in healthy controls

In search for additional counter measures of muscle atrophy vibration exercise training may have substantial effort for patients with neuromuscular disorders. To cover safety aspects and obtain muscle morpholog weiter...

Author: Schoser B
Source: Acta Myol, 2016; 34(2-3): 133-8, PMID: 27199541
Keywords: Muscle Histology, Muscle function, muscle power, muscle fiber
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GID: 4195; Last update: 27.06.2016
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Long-term whole-body vibration training in two late-onset Pompe disease patients.

The treatment of late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) relies on enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) and physiotherapy but the most appropriate exercise program is not yet established. Whole-body vibration training (WB weiter...

Author: Montagnese F, Thiele S, Wenninger S, Schoser B
Source: Neurol Sci, 2016; 37(8): 1357-1360, PMID: 27193587
GID: 4159; Last update: 08.06.2016

Clinical Studies (2016)

Exaggerated hemodynamic and neural responses to involuntary contractions induced by whole body vibration in normotensive obese vs. lean women.

In obesity, the exaggerated blood pressure (BP) response to exercise is linked to hypertension, yet the mechanisms are not fully elucidated. In this study, we aimed at examining whether involuntary mechanical o weiter...

Author: Dipla K, Kousoula D, Zafeiridis A, Karatrantou K, Nikolaidis MG, Kyparos A, Gerodimos V, Vrabas IS
Source: Exp Physiol, 2016; 101(6): 717-30, PMID: 27061448
GID: 4134; Last update: 15.04.2016

Clinical Studies (2016)

Effects of whole-body vibration training on physical function, bone and muscle mass in adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy.

We performed a clinical trial on the effects of whole-body vibration training (WBVT) on muscle function and bone health of adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy. Forty participants (11.3-20.8 years) weiter...

Author: Gusso S, Munns CF, Colle P, Derraik JG, Biggs JB, Cutfield WS, Hofman PL
Source: Sci Rep, 2016; 3;6: 22518, PMID: 26936535
Keywords: Galileo CP,Walking Distance, Chair Rising Test,improved muscle function
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GID: 4116; Last update: 09.03.2016
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Clinical Studies (2016)

Whole body vibration training improves vibration perception threshold in healthy young adults: A randomized clinical trial pilot study.

OBJECTIVES: Loss of foot sensitivity is a relevant parameter to assess and prevent in several diseases. It is crucial to determine the vibro-tactile sensitivity threshold response to acute conditions to explore weiter...

Author: Hernandez-Mocholi MA, Dominguez-Munoz FJ, Corzo H, Silva SC, Adsuar JC, Gusi N
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2016; 16(1): 12-7, PMID: 26944818
GID: 4123; Last update: 09.03.2016
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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
#GRFS77
GID: 4076; Last update: 16.02.2016

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.
GID: 4078; Last update: 16.02.2016

Clinical Studies (2016)

One bout of vibration exercise with vascular occlusion activates satellite cells.

NEW FINDINGS: What is the central question of this study? Acute skeletal muscle satellite cell (SC) activation is associated with skeletal muscle hypertrophy. Although the quantity of SCs has been reported to i weiter...

Author: Aguayo D, Mueller SM, Boutellier U, Auer M, Jung HH, Fluck M, Toigo M
Source: Exp Physiol, 2016; 101(2): 295-307, PMID: 26663352
Keywords: Blodd Flow Restriction, Satellite cells
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GID: 4083; Last update: 16.02.2016

Clinical Studies (2016)

What is the most effective posture to conduct vibration from the lower to the upper extremities during whole-body vibration exercise?

BACKGROUND: Whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise is widely used for training and rehabilitation. However, the optimal posture for training both the upper and lower extremities simultaneously remains to be establ weiter...

Author: Tsukahara Y, Iwamoto J, Iwashita K, Shinjo T, Azuma K, Matsumoto H
Source: Open Access J Sports Med, 2016; 7(): 5-10, PMID: 26793008
Keywords: whole-body vibration exercise, upper extremities, lower extremities
GID: 4080; Last update: 16.02.2016

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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GID: 4077; Last update: 16.02.2016

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effects of 60-day bed rest with and without exercise on cellular and humoral immunological parameters.

Exercise at regular intervals is assumed to have a positive effect on immune functions. Conversely, after spaceflight and under simulated weightlessness (e.g., bed rest), immune functions can be suppressed. We weiter...

Author: Hoff P, Belavy DL, Huscher D, Lang A, Hahne M, Kuhlmey AK, Maschmeyer P, Armbrecht G, Fitzner R, Perschel FH, Gaber T, Burmester GR, Straub RH, Felsenberg D, Buttgereit F
Source: Cell Mol Immunol, 2015; 12(4): 483-92, PMID: 25382740
Keywords: Galileo Space, Immune System
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GID: 4070; Last update: 29.01.2016
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Clinical Studies (2015)

Posture Monitor for Vibration Exercise Training

Falls and fall-related fractures are common in the elderly and lead to negative health outcomes. Muscle function and balance impairment are important risk factors for falls. Traditional exercise improves muscl weiter...

Author: Hermus J, Hays C, Adamski M, Lider H, Westlund J, SCholp A, Webster J, Buehring B
Source: IEEE, 2015; 978-1-4799-1792-1:
Keywords: Galileo, Kinect
GID: 4019; Last update: 19.10.2015

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
GID: 4006; Last update: 16.10.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effects of complementary whole-body vibration training in patients after lung transplantation: A randomized, controlled trial.

BACKGROUND: In recent years, some studies have shown that whole-body vibration training (WBVT) may be a beneficial training mode in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, the effec weiter...

Author: Gloeckl R, Heinzelmann I, Seeberg S, Damisch T, Hitzl W, Kenn K
Source: J Heart Lung Transplant, 2015; 34(11): 1455-61, PMID: 26279196
Keywords: Galileo pulmonary rehabilitation; lung transplantation; whole-body vibration training; vibration training; exercise; training
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GID: 3966; Last update: 09.09.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

Deviations of frequency and the mode of vibration of commercially available whole-body vibration training devices.

AIM: Research in the field of whole body vibration (WBV) training and the use of it in practice might be hindered by the fact that WBV training devices generate and transmit frequencies and/or modes of vibrati weiter...

Author: Kaeding TS
Source: J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 2015; 55(6): 569-77, PMID: 26205764
GID: 3956; Last update: 30.07.2015

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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GID: 3953; Last update: 21.07.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

The effects of whole body vibration on static balance, spinal curvature, pain, and disability of patients with low back pain.

[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of whole body vibration (WBV) on static balance, spinal curvature, pain, and the disability of patients with chronic lower back pain. [Subjects weiter...

Author: Yang J, Seo D
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2015; 27(3): 805-8, PMID: 25931735
Keywords: Whole body vibration, Pain, Balance
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GID: 3900; Last update: 17.06.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

Influence of isolated or simultaneous application of electromyostimulation and vibration on leg blood flow.

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to analyze the acute effects of isolated or simultaneously applied whole-body vibration (WBV) and electromyostimulation (ES) on the popliteal arterial blood velocity and skin weiter...

Author: Menendez H, Martin-Hernandez J, Ferrero C, Figueroa A, Herrero AJ, Marin PJ
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol, 2015; 115(8): 1747-55, PMID: 25820213
Keywords: Popliteal artery · Eco Doppler · Skin temperature · Whole-body vibration · Blood velocity
GID: 3831; Last update: 08.04.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effects of whole-body vibration on acute bone turnover marker responses to resistance exercise in young men.

OBJECTIVE: We investigated acute bone turnover marker (BTM) responses to high-intensity resistance exercise with and without whole-body vibration (WBV) in young men (n=10). METHODS: In this randomized crossover weiter...

Author: Bemben DA, Sharma-Ghimire P, Chen Z, Kim E, Kim D, Bemben MG
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2015; 15(1): 23-31, PMID: 25730649
Keywords: Vibration Exercise, Bone Resorption, Bone Formation, Resistance Exercise, Men
GID: 3838; Last update: 08.04.2015
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Clinical Studies (2015)

High-Intensity Interval Training with Vibration as Rest Intervals Attenuates Fiber Atrophy and Prevents Decreases in Anaerobic Performance.

Aerobic high-intensity interval training (HIT) improves cardiovascular capacity but may reduce the finite work capacity above critical power (W") and lead to atrophy of myosin heavy chain (MyHC)-2 fibers. Since weiter...

Author: Mueller SM, Aguayo D, Zuercher M, Fleischmann O, Boutellier U, Auer M, Jung HH, Toigo M
Source: PLoS One, 2015; 10(2): e0116764, PMID: 25679998
Keywords: HIT, High Intensity Training, Galileo HIT
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GID: 3771; Last update: 16.02.2015
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Clinical Studies (2013)

The Effect of Whole Body Vibration on Skin Blood Flow and Nitric Oxide Production

Background: Vascular dysfunction due to hyperglycemia in individuals with diabetes is a factor contributing to distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DSP). Reactive oxygen species (ROS) reduce the bioavailability o weiter...

Author: Johnson, Paula K.
Source: All Theses and Dissertations. Paper 4120., 2013;
Keywords: NO2, Blood Flow, Perfiusion, Skin
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GID: 3737; Last update: 05.02.2015

Clinical Studies (2014)

Effect of whole body vibration on skin blood flow and nitric oxide production.

BACKGROUND: Vascular dysfunction due to hyperglycemia in individuals with diabetes is a factor contributing to distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DSPN). Reactive oxygen species reduce the bioavailability of nitri weiter...

Author: Johnson PK, Feland JB, Johnson AW, Mack GW, Mitchell UH
Source: J Diabetes Sci Technol, 2014; 8(4): 889-94, PMID: 24876449
Keywords: diabetes, neuropathy, nitric oxide, skin blood flow, whole body vibration
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GID: 3733; Last update: 05.02.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

Bone quality in osteopenic postmenopausal women is not improved after 12 months of whole-body vibration training.

Whole-body vibration training may improve bone quality through structural adaptation. We tested if 12 months of training affects bone structure in osteopenic postmenopausal women by using advanced 3-dimensional weiter...

Author: Liphardt AM, Schipilow J, Hanley DA, Boyd SK
Source: Osteoporos Int, 2015; 26(3): 911-20, PMID: 25567775
GID: 3693; Last update: 09.01.2015

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effect of balance exercise in combination with whole-body vibration on muscle activity of the stepping limb during a forward fall in older women: A randomized controlled pilot study.

This study investigated the effects of balance exercise combined with whole-body vibration (WBV) on step performance and lower limb muscle activity during simulated forward falls using the tether-release metho weiter...

Author: Ochi A, Abe T, Yamada K, Ibuki S, Tateuchi H, Ichihashi N
Source: Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 2015; 60(): 244ä-251, PMID: 25482957
GID: 3701; Last update: 09.01.2015

Clinical Studies (2014)

A specialized rehabilitation approach improves mobility in children with osteogenesis imperfecta.

OBJECTIVE: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare disease leading to recurrent fractures, hyperlaxicity of ligaments, short stature and muscular weakness. Physiotherapy is one important treatment approach. The weiter...

Author: Hoyer-Kuhn H, Semler O, Stark C, Struebing N, Goebel O, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2014; 14(4): 445-53, PMID: 25524970
Keywords: Whole Body Vibration, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Gross Motor Function Measurement, Physiotherapy, Mobility
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GID: 3691; Last update: 08.01.2015
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Whey protein plus bicarbonate supplement has little effects on structural atrophy and proteolysis marker immunopatterns in skeletal muscle disuse during 21 days of bed rest.

OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of whey protein plus potassium bicarbonate supplement on disused skeletal muscle structure and proteolysis after bed rest (BR). METHODS: Soleus (SOL) and vastus lateralis weiter...

Author: Blottner D, Bosutti A, Degens H, Schiffl G, Gutsmann M, Buehlmeier J, Rittweger J, Ganse B, Heer M, Salanova M
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2014; 14(4): 432-44, PMID: 25524969
Keywords: Toulouse BedRest
GID: 3690; Last update: 08.01.2015

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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GID: 3658; Last update: 24.11.2014

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effects of vertical and side-alternating vibration training on fall risk factors and bone turnover in older people at risk of falls.

BACKGROUND: whole-body vibration training may improve neuromuscular function, falls risk and bone density, but previous studies have had conflicting findings. OBJECTIVE: this study aimed to evaluate the influe weiter...

Author: Corrie H, Brooke-Wavell K, Mansfield NJ, Cowley A, Morris R, Masud T
Source: Age Ageing, 2015; 44(1): 115-22, PMID: 25294839
Keywords: bone turnover, falls, muscle function, older people, whole-body vibration
GID: 3644; Last update: 16.10.2014

Clinical Studies (2015)

Effect of Whole-Body Vibration Training on Standing Balance and Muscle Strength in Children with Down Syndrome.

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether whole-body vibration training could improve standing balance and muscle strength in children with Down syndrome. DESIGN: This study was a randomized weiter...

Author: Eid MA
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2015; 94(8: 633-43, PMID: 25299536
Keywords: Muscle Function, muscle strength, bakance
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GID: 3642; Last update: 16.10.2014

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
GID: 3632; Last update: 16.09.2014

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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GID: 3588; Last update: 29.08.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Vibration transmission to lower extremity soft tissues during whole-body vibration.

In order to evaluate potential risks of whole-body vibration (WBV) training, it is important to understand the transfer of vibrations from the WBV platform to the muscles. Therefore, the purpose of this study w weiter...

Author: Friesenbichler B, Lienhard K, Vienneau J, Nigg BM
Source: J Biomech, 2014; 47(12): 2858-62, PMID: 25128392
Keywords: Übertragung im Körper
GID: 3577; Last update: 28.08.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Irisin in response to acute and chronic whole-body vibration exercise in humans.

OBJECTIVE: Irisin is a recently identified myokine, suggested to mediate the beneficial effects of exercise by inducing browning of white adipocytes and thus increasing energy expenditure. In humans, the regul weiter...

Author: Huh JY, Mougios V, Skraparlis A, Kabasakalis A, Mantzoros CS
Source: Metabolism, 2014; 63(7): 918-21, PMID: 24814685
GID: 3557; Last update: 15.07.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Vibration therapy tolerated in children with duchenne muscular dystrophy: a pilot study.

BACKGROUND: Duchenne muscular dystrophy is an X-linked recessive muscular dystrophy. Clinical management primarily involves rehabilitation strategies aimed at preserving functional mobility as long as possible. weiter...

Author: Myers KA, Ramage B, Khan A, Mah JK
Source: Pediatr Neurol, 2014; 51(1): 126-9, PMID: 24830767
Keywords: Kreatinkinase, Duchendd, DMD
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GID: 3555; Last update: 15.07.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Muscle atrophy, pain, and damage in bed rest reduced by resistive (vibration) exercise.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a short-duration (5-6 min, 3 d.wk) resistive exercise program with (RVE) or without (RE) whole-body vibration in reducing muscle atrophy in the weiter...

Author: Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Gast U, Rawer R, Roth HJ, Runge M, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2014; 46(8): 1506-16, PMID: 24561811
Keywords: BBR2, Pain, Creatine Kinase (CK), msucel atrophy
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GID: 3510; Last update: 20.03.2014

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
GID: 3507; Last update: 20.03.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Feasibility of whole-body vibration training in nursing home residents with low physical function: a pilot study.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Whole-body vibration (WBV) training may offer an efficient option to improve physical performance of nursing home residents, but the feasibility of WBV training among frail elderly who requ weiter...

Author: Sievanen H, Karinkanta S, Moisio-Vilenius P, Ripsaluoma J
Source: Aging Clin Exp Res, 2014; 26(5): 511-7, PMID: 24633589
GID: 3498; Last update: 20.03.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Effect of a combination of whole body vibration exercise and squat training on body balance, muscle power, and walking ability in the elderly.

A randomized controlled trial was conducted to clarify the beneficial effect of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise plus squat training on body balance, muscle power, and walking ability in the elderly with kne weiter...

Author: Osugi T, Iwamoto J, Yamazaki M, Takakuwa M
Source: Ther Clin Risk Manag, 2014; 10(): 131-8, PMID: 24591837
Keywords: Fall Risk, deep squat training, body balance, walking velocity, muscle power
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GID: 3505; Last update: 20.03.2014

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
GID: 3480; Last update: 25.02.2014
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Clinical Studies (2014)

Effects of whole-body vibration on postural balance and proprioception in healthy young and elderly subjects: a randomized cross-over study.

Aim: The aim of this paper was to investigate the effects of the whole-body vibration (WBV) intervention on neuromuscular performances in both young and elderly healthy subjects, taking into consideration the r weiter...

Author: Hiroshige K, Mahbub MH, Harada N
Source: J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 2014; 54(2): 216-24, PMID: 24509994
GID: 3463; Last update: 12.02.2014

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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GID: 3455; Last update: 05.02.2014

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
GID: 3441; Last update: 04.02.2014

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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GID: 3431; Last update: 24.01.2014

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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GID: 3429; Last update: 10.01.2014

Clinical Studies (2014)

Effects of long-term head-down-tilt bed rest and different training regimes on the coagulation system of healthy men.

Immobility plus preexisting chronic disease or acute trauma can activate the coagulation system, thus increasing the risk for thromboembolic events. The effects of long-term bed-rest immobility and microgravity weiter...

Author: Haider T, Gunga HC, Matteucci-Gothe R, Sottara E, Griesmacher A, Belavy DL, Felsenberg D, Werner A, Schobersberger W
Source: Physiol Rep, 2014; 1(6): e00135, PMID: 24400137
GID: 3427; Last update: 10.01.2014

Clinical Studies (2013)

Whole-Body Vibrations Do Not Elevate the Angiogenic Stimulus when Applied during Resistance Exercise.

Knowledge about biological factors involved in exercise-induced angiogenesis is to date still scanty. The present study aimed to investigate the angiogenic stimulus of resistance exercise with and without super weiter...

Author: Beijer A, Rosenberger A, Bolck B, Suhr F, Rittweger J, Bloch W
Source: PLoS One, 2013; 8(11): e80143, PMID: 24260349
Keywords: 40Hz Study
GID: 3416; Last update: 08.01.2014

Clinical Studies (2013)

Variations in neuromuscular activity of thigh muscles during whole-body vibration in consideration of different biomechanical variables.

The intention of this study was to systematically analyze the impact of biomechanical variables in terms of different vibration frequencies, amplitudes and knee angles on quadriceps femoris and hamstring activi weiter...

Author: Perchthaler D, Horstmann T, Grau S
Source: J Sports Sci Med, 2013; 12(3): 439-46, PMID: 24149149
GID: 3370; Last update: 12.11.2013
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Clinical Studies (2012)

Whole-body vibration in addition to strength and balance exercise for falls-related functional mobility of frail older adults: a single-blind randomized controlled trial.

OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effects of whole-body vibration in addition to an exercise programme on functional mobility and related outcomes for frail older fallers. DESIGN: Single-blind randomized parallel weiter...

Author: Pollock RD, Martin FC, Newham DJ
Source: Clin Rehabil, 2012; 26(10): 915-23, PMID: 22324058
Keywords: UQality of Life, Fall Risk, Walking Distance
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GID: 3364; Last update: 12.11.2013

Clinical Studies (2014)

Effect of whole-body vibration exercise on mobility, balance ability and general health status in frail elderly patients: a pilot randomized controlled trial.

Objective:To study the effects of whole-body vibration exercises on the mobility function, balance and general health status, and its feasibility as an intervention in frail elderly patients.Design:Pilot rando weiter...

Author: Zhang L, Weng C, Liu M, Wang Q, Liu L, He Y
Source: Clin Rehabil, 2014; (28): 59-68, PMID: 23864514
GID: 3272; Last update: 22.07.2013

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
GID: 3228; Last update: 18.06.2013

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
GID: 3227; Last update: 17.06.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Randomized controlled study on resistive vibration exercise (EVE Study): protocol, implementation and feasibility

Objectives: A training intervention comparing resistance exercise with or without whole-body vibration (WBV) was conducted to compare acute and chronic effects on functional and molecular parameters. Methods: A weiter...

Author: Beijer A, Rosenberger A, Weber T, Zange J, May F, Schoenau E, Mester J, Bloch W, Rittweger J.
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2013; 13(2): 147-56, PMID: 23728101
Keywords: Galileo 40Hz Study
GID: 3217; Last update: 07.06.2013
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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
GID: 3192; Last update: 06.06.2013

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
GID: 3181; Last update: 06.06.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Progressive Adaptation in Physical Activity and Neuromuscular Performance during 520d Confinement.

To understand whether prolonged confinement results in reductions in physical activity and adaptation in the musculoskeletal system, six subjects were measured during 520 d isolation in the Mars500 study. We te weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Gast U, Daumer M, Fomina E, Rawer R, Schiessl H, Schneider S, Schubert H, Soaz C, Felsenberg D
Source: PLoS One, 2013; 8(3): e60090, PMID: 23555896
Keywords: Mars500 Mission
GID: 3170; Last update: 10.04.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Bone strength and density via pQCT in post-menopausal osteopenic women after 9 months resistive exercise with whole body vibration or proprioceptive exercise.

OBJECTIVES: In order to better understand which training approaches are more effective for preventing bone loss in post-menopausal women with low bone mass, we examined the effect of a nine-month resistive exer weiter...

Author: Stolzenberg N, Belavy DL, Beller G, Armbrecht G, Semler J, Felsenberg D
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2013; 13(1): 66-76, PMID: 23445916
GID: 3158; Last update: 14.03.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Do external stimuli impact the gait of children with idiopathic toe walking? A study protocol for a within-subject randomised control trial.

INTRODUCTION: Frequently, toe walking gait is the result of disease processes, trauma or neurogenic influences. Idiopathic toe walking (ITW) is, by definition, the diagnosis of a toe walking gait adopted in th weiter...

Author: Williams CM, Michalitsis J, Murphy A, Rawicki B, Haines TP
Source: BMJ Open, 2013; 3(3): , PMID: 23454667
GID: 3162; Last update: 14.03.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Whole body vibration therapy in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy - a prospective observational study.

OBJECTIVES: To study the tolerability of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and its effects on muscle and bone. METHODS: WBV was performed two to three times weiter...

Author: Soderpalm AC, Kroksmark AK, Magnusson P, Karlsson J, Tulinius M, Swolin-Eide D
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2013; 13(1): 13-8, PMID: 23445910
GID: 3161; Last update: 14.03.2013

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
GID: 3134; Last update: 13.03.2013

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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GID: 3117; Last update: 19.02.2013

Clinical Studies (2012)

Pulmonary rehabilitation. Rehabilitation in der Pneumologie.

Author: Kenn K, Heinzelmann I
Source: Dtsch Med Wochenschr, 2012; 137(31-32): 1575-8, PMID: 22872537
GID: 3104; Last update: 30.01.2013
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Immediate effects of 2 different whole-body vibration frequencies on muscle peak torque and stiffness.

OBJECTIVE: To examine the immediate effects of 2 vibration protocols with different vibration frequencies that yielded the same maximum acceleration (106.75ms(-2)) on muscle peak torque and stiffness of knee ex weiter...

Author: Siu PM, Tam BT, Chow DH, Guo JY, Huang YP, Zheng YP, Wong SH
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2010; 91(10): 1608-15, PMID: 20875522
GID: 3100; Last update: 21.01.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Whole-body vibration training improves flexibility, strength profile of knee flexors, and hamstrings-to-quadriceps strength ratio in females.

OBJECTIVES: Short-term whole-body vibration training (WBVT) has emerged as an exercise method for improving neuromuscular performance and has been proposed for injury prevention and rehabilitation. This study i weiter...

Author: Karatrantou K, Gerodimos V, Dipla K, Zafeiridis A
Source: J Sci Med Sport, 2013; 16: 477–481, PMID: 23253266
Keywords: Vibration exercise Isokinetic torque Eccentric musclecontraction Isometric torque Reciprocal muscles Knee injury
GID: 3074; Last update: 08.01.2013

Clinical Studies (2013)

Acute Bone Marker Responses to Whole-Body Vibration and Resistance Exercise in Young Women.

Whole-body vibration (WBV) augments the musculoskeletal effects of resistance exercise (RE). However, its acute effects on bone turnover markers (BTM) have not been determined. This study examined BTM responses weiter...

Author: Sherk VD, Chrisman C, Smith J, Young KC, Singh H, Bemben MG, Bemben DA
Source: J Clin Densitom, 2013; 16(1): 104–109, PMID: 22902255
GID: 3048; Last update: 02.10.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Whole body vibration exercise improves body balance and walking velocity in postmenopausal osteoporotic women treated with alendronate: Galileo and Alendronate Intervention Trail (GAIT).

A randomized controlled trial was conducted to determine the effect of 6 months of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise on physical function in postmenopausal osteoporotic women treated with alendronate. Fifty-t weiter...

Author: Iwamoto J, Sato Y, Takeda T, Matsumoto H
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2012; 12(3): 136-43, PMID: 22947545
GID: 3037; Last update: 09.09.2012
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Clinical Studies (2012)

A comparison of the effect of two types of vibration exercise on the endocrine and musculoskeletal system.

Background: Whole body vibration (WBV) is a novel training intervention but a comparison of different methods of WBV has rarely been performed. Aim: To compare the short and medium term effects of two regimens weiter...

Author: Elmantaser M, McMillan M, Smith K, Khanna S, Chantler D, Panarelli M, Ahmed SF
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2012; 12(3): 144-54, PMID: 22947546
GID: 3038; Last update: 09.09.2012
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Atypical fast SERCA1a protein expression in slow myofibers and differential S-nitrosylation prevented by exercise during long term bed rest.

We monitored changes in SERCA isoform specific expression and S-nitrosylation in myofibers of lower limb soleus (SOL) and vastus lateralis (VL) muscle biopsies before and after 60 days of voluntary long term b weiter...

Author: Salanova M, Schiffl G, Blottner D
Source: Histochem Cell Biol, 2009; 132(4): 383-94, PMID: 19644701
Keywords: BBR1
GID: 3018; Last update: 05.08.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Incomplete recovery of lumbar intervertebral discs 2 years after 60-day bed rest.

STUDY DESIGN.: Prospective longitudinal study. OBJECTIVE.: To evaluate the recovery of the lumbar intervertebral discs after bed rest. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA.: Prolonged bed rest is a useful model to unders weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D
Source: Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 2012; 37(14): 1245-51, PMID: 21971124
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 3016; Last update: 05.08.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Resistive exercises, with or without whole body vibration, prevent vertebral marrow fat accumulation during 60 days of head-down tilt bed rest in men.

Fat accumulates in the bone marrow of lumbar vertebrae with bed rest. Exercise with or without whole body vibration may counter this effect. Our objectives were to measure 1) the vertebral fat fraction (VFF) of weiter...

Author: Trudel G, Coletta E, Cameron I, Belavy DL, Lecompte M, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D, Uhthoff HK
Source: J Appl Physiol, 2012; 112(11): 1824-31, PMID: 22442031
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 3021; Last update: 05.08.2012

Clinical Studies (2008)

Molecular biomarkers monitoring human skeletal muscle fibres and microvasculature following long-term bed rest with and without countermeasures.

The cellular mechanisms of human skeletal muscle adaptation to disuse are largely unknown. The aim of this study was to determine the morphological and biochemical changes of the lower limb soleus and vastus la weiter...

Author: Salanova M, Schiffl G, Puttmann B, Schoser BG, Blottner D
Source: J Anat, 2008; 212(3): 306-18, PMID: 18221329
Keywords: BBR
GID: 3020; Last update: 05.08.2012
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2010)

Impact of bed rest on conduit artery remodeling: effect of exercise countermeasures.

Physical inactivity is a potent stimulus for vascular remodeling, leading to a marked decrease in conduit artery diameter. However, little is known about the impact of physical inactivity on artery wall thickne weiter...

Author: van Duijnhoven NT, Green DJ, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL, Hopman MT, Thijssen DH
Source: Hypertension, 2010; 56(2): 240-6, PMID: 20530294
Keywords: BBR
GID: 3017; Last update: 05.08.2012
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2013)

The influence of vibration type, frequency, body position and additional load on the neuromuscular activity during whole body vibration.

This study aimed to assess the influence of different whole body vibration (WBV) determinants on the electromyographic (EMG) activity during WBV in order to identify those training conditions that cause highes weiter...

Author: Ritzmann R, Gollhofer A, Kramer A
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2013; (113): 1-11, PMID: 22538279
Keywords: EMG, muscel activation, knee angle, loading, Zusatzgewicht, kniewinkel, Workout, Kniebeuge, Frequencyrange, Frequenzbereich, Galileo vs. Power Plate, side alternation, Seitenalternation
#GIS1, #GRFS2, #GRFS3, #GRFS4
GID: 2968; Last update: 11.05.2012

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
Keywords: Balance, Fybromyalgia
#GRFS102
GID: 2960; Last update: 11.05.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Short-Duration Resistive Exercise Sustains Neuromuscular Function after Bed Rest.

PURPOSE: To assess the effectiveness of a short duration, three times weekly, high-load resistive exercise program on preventing deterioration in neuromuscular function after prolonged bed rest. METHODS: Twenty weiter...

Author: Gast U, John S, Runge M, Rawer R, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc., 2012; (44): 1764-72, PMID: 22460472
Keywords: BBR2, BedRest, Kuskelfunktion
#GRFS69
GID: 2942; Last update: 10.04.2012

Clinical Studies (2011)

Resistive vibration exercise during bed-rest reduces motor control changes in the lumbo-pelvic musculature.

To understand the effects of a resistive vibration exercise (RVE) countermeasure on changes in lumbo-pelvic muscle motor control during prolonged bed-rest, 20 male subjects took part in the Berlin Bed-Rest Stu weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Wilson SJ, Armbrecht G, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, Richardson CA
Source: J Electromyogr Kinesiol, 2011; 22(1): 21-30, PMID: 22018458
GID: 2923; Last update: 19.03.2012

Clinical Studies (2010)

Resistive exercise versus resistive vibration exercise to counteract vascular adaptations to bed rest.

Bed rest results in marked vascular adaptations, and resistive vibration exercise (RVE) has been shown to be an effective countermeasure. As vibration exercise has practical and logistical limitations, the use weiter...

Author: van Duijnhoven NT, Thijssen DH, Green DJ, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL, Hopman MT
Source: J Appl Physiol, 2010; 108(1): 28-33, PMID: 19875710
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2921; Last update: 19.03.2012

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
GID: 2915; Last update: 13.03.2012

Clinical Studies (2013)

The effect of whole body vibration on the H-reflex, the stretch reflex, and the short-latency response during hopping.

The effect of whole body vibration (WBV) on reflex responses is controversially discussed in the literature. In this study, three different modalities of reflex activation with increased motor complexity have weiter...

Author: Ritzmann R, Kramer A, Gollhofer A, Taube W
Source: Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2013; 23(3): 331-9, PMID: 23802287
Keywords: H/M Ration, Spinal Errgbarkeit, Spinal Excitability
#GRFS37
GID: 2850; Last update: 06.02.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Low load exercises targeting the gluteal muscle group acutely enhance explosive power output in elite athletes.

Crow, JF, Buttifant, D, Kearny, SG, and Hrysomallis, C. Low load exercises targeting the gluteal muscle group acutely enhance explosive power output in elite athletes. J Strength Cond Res 26(2): 438-442, 2012-T weiter...

Author: Crow JF, Buttifant D, Kearny SG, Hrysomallis C
Source: J Strength Cond Res, 2012; 26(2): 438-42, PMID: 22233788
GID: 2825; Last update: 06.02.2012

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
GID: 2860; Last update: 06.02.2012

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
GID: 2870; Last update: 06.02.2012

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
GID: 2852; Last update: 06.02.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Acute Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Jump Force and Jump Rate of Force Development: A Comparative Study of Different Devices.

Bagheri, J, van den Berg-Emons, RJ, Pel, JJ, Horemans, HL, and Stam, HJ. Acute effects of whole-body vibration on jump force and jump rate of force development: A comparative study of different devices. J Stren weiter...

Author: Bagheri J, van den Berg-Emons RJ, Pel JJ, Horemans HL, Stam HJ
Source: J Strength Cond Res., 2012; 26(3): 691-6, PMID: 22126972
GID: 2835; Last update: 06.02.2012

Clinical Studies (2012)

Effects of whole body vibration on motor unit recruitment and threshold.

Whole body vibration (WBV) has been suggested to elicit reflex muscle contractions but this has never been verified. We recorded from 32 single motor units (MU) in the vastus lateralis of 7 healthy subjects (34 weiter...

Author: Pollock RD, Woledge RC, Martin FC, Newham DJ
Source: J Appl Physiol, 2012; 112(3): 388-95, PMID: 22096119
GID: 2837; Last update: 06.02.2012

Clinical Studies (2011)

Vibrations- und Krafttraining bei männlichen Typ-2-Diabetikern ohne Einfluss auf den Fettstoffwechsel und mit geringem auf den Kohlenhydratstoffwechsel

Bei Diabetikern besteht häufig eine Neigung zu körperlicher Inaktivität. Das Vibrationstraining als wenig belastende Aktivität müsste ihnen deswegen eher entgegen kommen als das Evidenz basierte Krafttrai weiter...

Author: Heitkamp HC, Lange M, Hipp A, Nieß A
Source: Sportmedizin, 2011;
GID: 2811; Last update: 26.01.2012

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
#GRFS32
GID: 2780; Last update: 08.12.2011
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2011)

Vibrationstraining im Vergleich zu Krafttraining bei Typ-2-Diabetikerinnen: Optimierung des Kohlenhydrat- und Fettstoffwechsels

Seit einigen Jahren gilt das Krafttraining mit einem Evidenzgrad A zur Stoffwechselkontrolle bei Typ 2 Diabetes mellitus als etabliert. Auch Vibrationstraining geht mit einem Kraftzuwachs einher, ohne dass eine weiter...

Author: Heitkamp HC, Laukemann J, Hipp A, Nieß A
Source: DGSP Abstract 97, 2011; 169
GID: 2768; Last update: 07.11.2011

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
GID: 2764; Last update: 12.10.2011

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
GID: 2755; Last update: 05.10.2011

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;
GID: 2749; Last update: 28.09.2011
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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;
GID: 2751; Last update: 28.09.2011
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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;
GID: 2750; Last update: 28.09.2011
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Clinical Studies (2011)

Expression and regulation of Homer in human skeletal muscle during neuromuscular junction adaptation to disuse and exercise.

Protein calcium sensors of the Homer family have been proposed to modulate the activity of various ion channels and nuclear factor of activated T cells (NFAT), the transcription factor modulating skeletal musc weiter...

Author: Salanova M, Bortoloso E, Schiffl G, Gutsmann M, Belavy DL, Felsenberg D, Furlan S, Volpe P, Blottner D
Source: FASEB J, 2011; (): , PMID: 21885651
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2748; Last update: 28.09.2011

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
GID: 2735; Last update: 15.09.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

Bone structure and density via HR-pQCT in 60d bed-rest, 2-years recovery with and without countermeasures.

We examined the effects of bed-rest, recovery and exercise countermeasures on bone density and structure at the distal tibia and radius as measured via high-resolution peripheral computed tomography. 24 subject weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Beller G, Ritter Z, Felsenberg D
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2011; 11(3): 215-26, PMID: 21885896
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2729; Last update: 13.09.2011
More information: Original Article

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
#GRFS9
GID: 2699; Last update: 30.08.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

Combined Effects of Whole-Body Vibration, Resistance Exercise, and Vascular Occlusion on Skeletal Muscle and Performance.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a new high-intensity training modality comprised of vibration exercise with superimposed resistance exercise and vascular occlusion (vibroX) on skeletal weiter...

Author: Item F, Denkinger J, Fontana P, Weber M, Boutellier U, Toigo M
Source: Int J Sports Med, 2011; 32(10): 781-7, PMID: 21870317
Keywords: enduracne, workout, suqat, Kniebeuge, Ausdauer
#GRFS12
GID: 2690; Last update: 29.08.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

12-weeks of Whole Body Vibration with Resistance Exercise is Osteogenic at the Spine

Evidence supports weight-bearing activity as a means to increase bone mineral density (BMD) and lower risk for osteoporosis. Whole body vibration (WBV) training is a novel technique that has been minimally exp weiter...

Author: Almstedt HC, Urbinati CR, Ligouri GC, Spiegel M, Stapleton MR, Shoepe TC
Source: ACSM annual meeting, 2011;
Keywords: lumbar spine
GID: 2683; Last update: 26.07.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

Physiotherapie in Kombination mt Vibrationstherapie Eine sinnvolle Therapieoption?

Author: S. von der Heide
Source: Praxis Physiotherapie, 2011; 2: 75 - 80
GID: 2666; Last update: 01.07.2011

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
GID: 2667; Last update: 01.07.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

Evidence for an additional effect of whole-body vibration above resistive exercise alone in preventing bone loss during prolonged bed rest.

SUMMARY: The addition of whole-body vibration to high-load resistive exercise may provide a better stimulus for the reduction of bone loss during prolonged bed rest (spaceflight simulation) than high-load resis weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Beller G, Armbrecht G, Perschel FH, Fitzner R, Bock O, Borst H, Degner C, Gast U, Felsenberg D
Source: Osteoporos Int, 2011; 22(5): 1581-91, PMID: 20814665
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2664; Last update: 30.06.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

Changes in lower extremity muscle function after 56 days of bed rest.

Preservation of muscle function, known to decline in microgravity and simulation (bed rest), is important for successful spaceflight missions. Hence, there is great interest in developing interventions to prev weiter...

Author: Buehring B, Belavy DL, Michaelis I, Gast U, Felsenberg D, Rittweger J
Source: J Appl Physiol, 2011; 111(1): 87-94, PMID: 21527664
Keywords: BBR1, Muscle Function
#GRFS93
GID: 2665; Last update: 30.06.2011

Clinical Studies (2011)

Differential atrophy of the postero-lateral hip musculature during prolonged bed-rest and the influence of exercise countermeasures

As part of the 2nd Berlin BedRest Study (BBR2-2), we investigated the pattern of muscle atrophy of the postero-lateral hip and hamstring musculature during prolonged inactivity and the effectiveness of two exer weiter...

Author: Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL
Source: J Appl Physiol., 2011; 110(4: :926-34., PMID: 21233337
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2612; Last update: 07.04.2011

Clinical Studies (2012)

The effects of bed rest and counter measure exercise on the endocrine system in male adults - evidence for immobilization induced reduction in SHBG levels.

Background and Aim. There is limited data on the effects of inactivity (prolonged bed-rest) on parameters of endocrine and metabolic function; we therefore aimed to examine changes in these systems during and a weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Seibel MJ, Roth HJ, Armbrecht G, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D
Source: J Endocrinol Invest, 2012; 35(1): 54-62, PMID: 21422800
Keywords: BBR
GID: 2606; Last update: 07.04.2011

Clinical Studies (2010)

The effect of 8 mos of twice-weekly low- or higher intensity whole body vibration on risk factors for postmenopausal hip fracture

OBJECTIVE: : Whole body vibration is a potential therapy for age-related loss of musculoskeletal competence. Vibration has improved bone in animal models, but evidence in humans is limited. Relative efficacy weiter...

Author: Beck BR, Norling TL
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil., 2010; 89(12): 997-1009, PMID: 21403595
GID: 2607; Last update: 07.04.2011

Clinical Studies (2010)

Countermeasures against lumbar spine deconditioning in prolonged bed rest: resistive exercise with and without whole body vibration

To evaluate the effect of short-duration, high-load resistive exercise, with and without whole body vibration on lumbar muscle size, intervertebral disk and spinal morphology changes, and low back pain (LBP) in weiter...

Author: Belavý DL, Armbrecht G, Gast U, Richardson CA, Hides JA, Felsenberg D
Source: J Appl Physiol., 2010; 109(6): 1801-11, PMID: 20864564
GID: 2509; Last update: 13.01.2011

Clinical Studies (2009)

Die Vibrationstherapie mit dem Galileo-System in der Pädiatrie am Beispiel der Spinalen Muskelatrophie

Entwicklungsförderung ist so vieldimensional und faszinierend wie das Leben selbst. Sie fordert den Menschen - als Patienten und Lernender und als Therapeut mit allen seinen körperlichen, geistigen, emotiona weiter...

Author: Christine Scheffer
Source: Facharbeit Manuelle Therapie, Hagen, 2009; 29
GID: 2493; Last update: 12.01.2011

Clinical Studies (2010)

The 2(nd) Berlin BedRest Study: protocol and implementation

Long-term bed-rest is used to simulate the effect of spaceflight on the human body and test different kinds of countermeasures. The 2nd Berlin BedRest Study (BBR2-2) tested the efficacy of whole-body vibration weiter...

Author: Belavy DL, Bock O, Börst H, Armbrecht G, Gast U, Degner C, Beller G, Soll H, Salanova M, Habazettl H, Heer M, de Haan A, Stegeman DF, Cerretelli P, Blottner D, Rittweger J, Gelfi C, Kornak U, Felsenberg D
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2010; 10(3): 207-19, PMID: 20811145
GID: 2394; Last update: 03.09.2010
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Muscle activity and acceleration during whole body vibration: effect of frequency and amplitude

BACKGROUND: Whole body vibration may improve muscle and bone strength, power and balance although contradictory findings have been reported. Prolonged exposure may weiter...

Author: Pollock RD, Woledge RC, Mills KR, Martin FC, Newham DJ
Source: Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon)., 2010; 25(8): 840-6, PMID: 20541297
GID: 2379; Last update: 24.08.2010

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
GID: 2366; Last update: 24.08.2010

Clinical Studies (2010)

Comparing muscle temperature during static and dynamic squatting with and without whole-body vibration

The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of shallow dynamic squatting (DS) versus static squatting (SS) with or without concurrent side-to-side alternating whole-body vibration (WBV) on vastus lat weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR, Firth EC, Rittweger J
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2010; 30(4): 223-9, PMID: 20491843
Keywords: muscle temperature
GID: 2375; Last update: 24.08.2010

Clinical Studies (2010)

Muscle tissue oxygenation and VEGF in VO-matched vibration and squatting exercise

Exposure to vibration has traditionally been associated with compromised perfusion. This study investigated whether blood supply during whole body vibration (WBV), as an exercise modality, is in proportion to t weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Moss AD, Colier W, Stewart C, Degens H
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2010; 30(4): 269-78, PMID: 20497445
GID: 2374; Last update: 24.08.2010

Clinical Studies (2011)

Enhanced Myofiber Recruitment During Exhaustive Squatting Performed as Whole-Body Vibration Exercise

Eckhardt, H, Wollny, R, Müller, H, Bärtsch, P, and Friedmann-Bette, B. Enhanced myofiber recruitment during exhaustive squatting performed as whole-body vibration exercise. J Strength Cond Res 24(X): 000-000, weiter...

Author: Eckhardt H, Wollny R, Müller H, Bärtsch P, Friedmann-Bette B
Source: J Strength Cond Res., 2011; Apr;25(4): 1120-5, PMID: 20647942
Keywords: EMG, Exhaustion, Lactate
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GID: 2370; Last update: 24.08.2010

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
GID: 2319; Last update: 12.07.2010

Clinical Studies (2010)

55-days bed rest with and without vibration exercise countermeasure: effects on human muscle protein dysregulation

Prolonged bed rest is often adopted as a model for the study of the effects of microgravity in humans, particularly on muscle mass, fiber type distribution as well as on the contractile properties, at the tissu weiter...

Author: Gelfi C, Moriggi M, Vasso M, Fania C, Capitanio D, Salanova M, Rittweger J, Blottner D, Felsenberg D, Cerrettelli P
Source: Life in Space for Life on Earth, ESA, Triest, 2010;
Keywords: Galielo Space, Counter Measure, BBR 1
GID: 2298; Last update: 18.06.2010
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Increased Homer 2a/b expression by Resistive Vibration Exercise (RVE) in unloaded human soleus (SOL) and vastus lateralis (VL) muscle biopsies

Introduction: The molecular mechanisms of human skeletal muscle adaptation following prolonged disuse are still largely unknown. Recently, protein calcium sensors of the homer family (comprised of short and l weiter...

Author: Salanova M, Schiffl G, Gutsmann M, Belavý D, Felsenberg D, Furlan S, Bortoloso B, Volpe P, Blottner D
Source: Life in Space for Life on Earth, ESA, Triest, 2010;
Keywords: Galileo Space, Counter Measure, BBR 2
GID: 2296; Last update: 18.06.2010
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Lower-limb muscle atrophy and effect of resistive vibration exercise during 56-day bed-rest

Objectives: Developing more efficient countermeasures for the maintenance of muscle and muscle function in spaceflight is a priority for space agencies. In this work, we examine changes in muscle volume of th weiter...

Author: Belavy D, Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D
Source: Life in Space for Life on Earth, ESA, Triest, 2010;
Keywords: Galileo Space, Counter Measure, BBR 1
GID: 2299; Last update: 18.06.2010
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2010)

Differential atrophy of the postero-lateral hip and thigh musculature during 60-days bed-rest and the effect of two different countermeasure exercises

Objectives: Data from previous bed-rest studies have demonstrated that the muscle groups of the thigh most susceptible to atrophy during prolonged inactivity include the hamstrings and the vastii. Limited inf weiter...

Author: Miokovic T, Belavy D, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D
Source: Life in Space for Life on Earth, ESA, Triest, 2010;
Keywords: Galileo Space, Counter Measure, BBR 2
GID: 2294; Last update: 18.06.2010
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Evidence for an additional effect of whole-body vibration above resistive exercise alone in preventing bone loss during prolonged bed-rest

Prior work suggests that the addition of whole-body vibration to high-load resistive exercise (RVE) may be more effective in preventing bone loss in spaceflight and its simulation (bed-rest) than resistive exer weiter...

Author: Belavy D, Beller G, Armbrecht G, Bock O, Börst H, Degner C, Gast U, Felsenberg D
Source: Life in Space for Life on Earth, ESA, Triest, 2010;
Keywords: Galileo Space, Counter Measure, BBR 2
GID: 2295; Last update: 18.06.2010
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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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GID: 2292; Last update: 07.06.2010
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Vibration as an exercise modality: how it may work, and what its potential might be

Whilst exposure to vibration is traditionally regarded as perilous, recent research has focussed on potential benefits. Here, the physical principles of forced oscillations are discussed in relation to vibratio weiter...

Author: Rittweger J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2010; 108(5): 877-904, PMID: 20012646
GID: 2284; Last update: 24.05.2010

Clinical Studies (2010)

Prevention of bone loss during 56 days of strict bed rest by side-alternating resistive vibration exercise

Bed rest is a recognized model for muscle atrophy and bone loss in space flight and in clinical medicine. We hypothesized that whole body vibration in combination with resistive exercise (RVE) would be an effec weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Beller G, Armbrecht G, Mulder E, Buehring B, Gast U, Dimeo F, Schubert H, de Haan A, Stegeman DF, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D
Source: Bone, 2010; 46(1): 137-47, PMID: 19732856
Keywords: BBR, Space Research
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GID: 2285; Last update: 24.05.2010

Clinical Studies (2009)

Changes in joint angle, muscle-tendon complex length, muscle contractile tissue displacement, and modulation of EMG activity during acute whole-body vibration

It has been suggested that vibration causes small changes in muscle length, but to the best of our knowledge, these have yet to be demonstrated during whole-body vibration (WBV). This was an observational study weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Loram ID, Stannard SR, Rittweger J
Source: Muscle Nerve., 2009; 40(3): 420-9, PMID: 19618430
GID: 2287; Last update: 24.05.2010

Clinical Studies (2010)

Resistive vibration exercise attenuates bone and muscle atrophy in 56 days of bed rest: biochemical markers of bone metabolism

During and after prolonged bed rest, changes in bone metabolic markers occur within 3 days. Resistive vibration exercise during bed rest impedes bone loss and restricts increases in bone resorption markers whil weiter...

Author: Armbrecht G, Belavý DL, Gast U, Bongrazio M, Touby F, Beller G, Roth HJ, Perschel FH, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D
Source: Osteoporos Int., 2010; 21(4): 597-607, PMID: 19536451
Keywords: BBR
GID: 2288; Last update: 24.05.2010

Clinical Studies (2009)

Effect of prolonged bed rest on the anterior hip muscles

Prolonged bed rest and inactivity is known to cause muscular atrophy with previous research indicating that muscles involved in joint stabilisation are more susceptible. The anterior hip muscles are important f weiter...

Author: Dilani Mendis M, Hides JA, Wilson SJ, Grimaldi A, Belavý DL, Stanton W, Felsenberg D, Rittweger J, Richardson C
Source: Gait Posture., 2009; 30(4): 533-7, PMID: 19726188
Keywords: BBR
GID: 2286; Last update: 24.05.2010

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, EMG, latency, Movement Artefact
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GID: 2242; Last update: 28.04.2010

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
GID: 2207; Last update: 23.03.2010

Clinical Studies (2010)

Zur Bedeutung der Körperhaltung auf Energietransmission und -absorption beim Vibrationstraining [The influence of posture on transmission and absorption of vibration energy in whole body vibration exercise]

Muscle exercise using whole body vibration platforms is well known as an alternative physical exercise in therapy as well as in high performance sports. Various studies could show an effectiveness in particular weiter...

Author: Berschin G, Sommer HM
Source: Sportverletz Sportschaden., 2010; 24(1): 36-9, PMID: 20229446
Keywords: Transmission
GID: 2208; Last update: 23.03.2010

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
GID: 2173; Last update: 11.03.2010
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Clinical Studies (2010)

Voluntary activation of the ankle plantar flexors following whole-body vibration

This study investigated the effect of whole-body vibration (WBV) on the voluntary activation of the ankle plantar flexors. Twelve healthy young adults were randomly exposed to two treatments on separate occasio weiter...

Author: Pellegrini MJ, Lythgo ND, Morgan DL, Galea MP
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2010; 108(5): 927-34, PMID: 19946699
GID: 2148; Last update: 12.01.2010

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;
GID: 2107; Last update: 18.12.2009

Clinical Studies (2010)

The acute effects of different whole-body vibration amplitudes and frequencies on flexibility and vertical jumping performance.

Frequency and amplitude determine the training load of whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise and thereby possible neuromuscular adaptations. We investigated the effects of amplitude and frequency of a single bout weiter...

Author: Gerodimos V, Zafeiridis A, Karatrantou K, Vasilopoulou T, Chanou K, Pispirikou E
Source: J Sci Med Sport, 2010; 13(4): 438-43, PMID: 19853506
Keywords: Flexibility, Amplitudes, Frequencies, Frequncyrange, Streching
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GID: 2095; Last update: 07.12.2009

Clinical Studies (2010)

Acute whole-body vibration elicits post-activation potentiation.

Whole-body vibration (WBV) leads to a rapid increase in intra-muscular temperature and enhances muscle power. The power-enhancing effects by WBV can, at least in part, be explained by intra-muscular temperature weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR, Firth EC, Rittweger J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol, 2010; 108(2): 311-9, PMID: 19795130
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2098; Last update: 07.12.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

Resistive vibration exercise reduces lower limb muscle atrophy during 56-day bed-rest

Objectives: The current study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a resistive vibration exercise countermeasure during prolonged bed-rest in preventing lower-limb muscle atrophy. Methods: 20 male subjects und weiter...

Author: Belavý DL, Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2009; 9(4): 225-35, PMID: 19949280
Keywords: BBR, Galileo Space
GID: 2083; Last update: 03.12.2009
More information: Original Article

Clinical Studies (2009)

Electromyographic Activity During Whole Body Vibration: Motion Artifacts or Strech Reflex Responses?

Introduction: The validity of electromyographic (EMG) data recorded during whole body vibration (WBV) is discussed controversially. Some authors have suggested filtering because of vibration-induced motion art weiter...

Author: Kramer A, Ritzmann R, Gruber M, Gollhofer A, Taube W
Source: ECSS, Oslo, 2009;
GID: 2038; Last update: 16.11.2009
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Influence of vibration resistance training on knee extensor and plantar flexor size, strength, and contractile speed characteristics after 60 days of bed rest

Spaceflight and bed rest (BR) result in loss of muscle mass and strength. This study evaluated the effectiveness of resistance training and vibration-augmented resistance training to preserve thigh (quadriceps weiter...

Author: Mulder ER, Horstman AM, Stegeman DF, de Haan A, Belavý DL, Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D, Gerrits KH
Source: J Appl Physiol., 2009; 107(6): 1789-98, PMID: 19797694
Keywords: BBR2
GID: 2013; Last update: 28.10.2009

Clinical Studies (2002)

Einfluss von dynamischem Krafttraining mit und ohne Vibration auf Knochenmasse und -festigkeit bei postmenopausalen Frauen [Influence of Resistance Training with and without vibration on Bone Mass and Strength in Postmenopausal Women]

Einleitung: Das Skelettsystem unterliegt lebenslang einem regen Umbauprozess, bei dem sich Knochenmasse und -architektur der sich ändernden mechanischen Beanspruchung anpassen. Bei älteren Menschen liegen d weiter...

Author: Kleinmond C
Source: Dissertation, 2002;
GID: 1976; Last update: 08.10.2009
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Auswirkungen von erschöpfendem Ganzkörpervibrationstraining auf neuromuskuläre Parameter im Vergleich zu erschöpfendem Kniebeugentraining [Effect of exhausive whole body vibration exercise on neuromuscular parameters compared to exhaustive squatting exer

Studienziel war die Auswirkungen von erschöpfendem Ganzkörpervibrationstraining auf das neuromuskuläre System gesunder Probanden explorativ zu erforschen und mit normalem Training mit Kniebeugen zu vergleich weiter...

Author: Mutschelknauss M
Source: Dissertation, 2006;
GID: 1977; Last update: 08.10.2009
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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
GID: 1953; Last update: 23.09.2009
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Vibration training intervention to maintain cartilage thickness and serum concentrations of cartilage oligometric matrix protein (COMP) during immobilization

OBJECTIVE: To test the hypotheses that 1) 14-days of immobilization of young healthy subjects using a 6 degrees -"head-down-tilt-bed-rest"-model (6 degrees -HDT) would reduce cartilage thickness in the knee a weiter...

Author: Liphardt AM, Mündermann A, Koo S, Bäcker N, Andriacchi TP, Zange J, Mester J, Heer M
Source: Osteoarthritis Cartilage., 2009; (17): 1598 - 1603, PMID: 19747585
GID: 1943; Last update: 22.09.2009

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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GID: 1945; Last update: 22.09.2009

Clinical Studies (2007)

Metaanalyse zur Veränderung der Leistungsfähigkeit durch Vibrationstraining

Problemstellung: Inwiefern können durch Vibrationstraining positive Veränderungen der Leistungsfähigkeit erzielt werden. Methode: In der Metaanalyse wurden Studien eingeschlossen, die zwischen den Jahren 9 weiter...

Author: Baur C
Source: Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin, 2007;
GID: 1900; Last update: 24.08.2009

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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GID: 1886; Last update: 07.08.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

Platform accelerations of three different whole-body vibration devices and the transmission of vertical vibrations to the lower limbs

Physical whole-body vibration (WBV) exercises become available at various levels of intensity. In a first series of measurements, we investigated 3-dimensional platform accelerations of three different WBV devi weiter...

Author: Pel JJ, Bagheri J, van Dam LM, van den Berg-Emons HJ, Horemans HL, Stam HJ, van der Steen J
Source: Med Eng Phys., 2009; 31(8): 937-44, PMID: 19523867
GID: 1828; Last update: 03.07.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

Fitness efficacy of vibratory exercise compared to walking in postmenopausal women

In this study, we compared the efficacy of 8 months of low-frequency vibration and a walk-based program in health-related fitness. Twenty-seven postmenopausal women were randomly assigned into two groups: whole weiter...

Author: Raimundo AM, Gusi N, Tomas-Carus P
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2009; 106(5): 741-8, PMID: 19434420
GID: 1829; Last update: 03.07.2009

Clinical Studies (2007)

Use of whole-body vibration as a mode of warming up before counter movement jump

Letter to the Editor weiter...

Author: Artero EG, España-Romero V, Ortega FB, Jiménez-Pavón D, Carreño-Gálvez F, Ruiz JR, Castillo ÁG, Castillo MJ
Source: Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 2007; 6: 574-575
GID: 1806; Last update: 23.04.2009
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Pelvic floor stimulation: what are the good vibrations

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine if two different whole body vibration, sinusoidal vibration (SV) and stochastic resonance vibration (SRV), using various intensities lead to a reactive activati weiter...

Author: Lauper M, Kuhn A, Gerber R, Luginbühl H, Radlinger L
Source: Neurourol Urodyn., 2009; 28(5): 405-10, PMID: 19283866
Keywords: EMG Data: Galileo vs. Zeptor SRT
GID: 1739; Last update: 17.03.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

Whole body vibration does not potentiate the stretch reflex

Whole body vibration (WBV) is theorized to enhance neural potentiation of the stretch reflex. The purpose of this study was to determine if WBV affects the quadriceps reflex from a patellar tendon tap. Subjects weiter...

Author: Hopkins JT, Fredericks D, Guyon PW, Parker S, Gage M, Feland JB, Hunter I
Source: Int J Sports Med., 2009; 30(2): 124-9, PMID: 18773376
GID: 1715; Last update: 17.02.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

Acute enhancement of lower-extremity dynamic strength and flexibility with whole-body vibration

The purpose of this investigation was to examine the acute effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) on muscular strength, flexibility, and heart rate (HR). Twenty adults (10 men, 10 women) untrained to WBV partici weiter...

Author: Jacobs PL, Burns P
Source: J Strength Cond Res., 2009; 23(1): 51-7, PMID: 18824930
Keywords: Warm Up - Galileo vs. Cycling
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GID: 1713; Last update: 17.02.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

The effects of acute whole body vibration as a recovery modality following high-intensity interval training in well-trained, middle-aged runners

The main purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of acute whole body vibration (WBV) on recovery following a 3 km time trial (3 km TT) and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) (8 x 400 m). Po weiter...

Author: Edge J, Mündel T, Weir K, Cochrane DJ
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2009; 105(3): 421-8, PMID: 19011891
Keywords: Creatine Kinase, Exhaustive Training
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GID: 1709; Last update: 17.02.2009

Clinical Studies (2009)

Whole-body vibration dosage alters leg blood flow

The effect of whole-body vibration dosage on leg blood flow was investigated. Nine healthy young adult males completed a set of 14 random vibration and non-vibration exercise bouts whilst squatting on a Galileo weiter...

Author: Lythgo N, Eser P, de Groot P, Galea M
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2009; 29(1): 53-9, PMID: 19125731
Keywords: Durchblutung, blod-flow
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GID: 1703; Last update: 16.02.2009

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
GID: 1774; Last update: 06.02.2009

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
GID: 1786; Last update: 21.01.2009

Clinical Studies (2008)

Characteristics of fast voluntary and electrically evoked isometric knee extensions during 56 days of bed rest with and without exercise countermeasure

The contractile characteristics of fast voluntary and electrically evoked unilateral isometric knee extensions were followed in 16 healthy men during 56 days of horizontal bed rest and assessed at bed rest days weiter...

Author: Mulder ER, Gerrits KH, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, Stegeman DF, de Haan A
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2008; 103(4): 431-40, PMID: 18386049
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 1781; Last update: 21.01.2009

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
GID: 1769; Last update: 21.01.2009

Clinical Studies (2007)

Vibrationstraining mit Gonarthrosepatienten

Formen der funktionellen Belastung sind eine wichtige therapeutische Maßnahme in der Therapie von Gonarthrosepatienten. Ziel dieser Studie war es, zu überprüfen, welche Effektivität ein Vibrationstraining weiter...

Author: Rapp W, Albrich C, Horstmann T, Heitkamp HC
Source: 40. Deutscher Sportärzte Kongress, 2007;
Keywords: Vibrationstraining, Gonarthrose, Krafttraining
GID: 1657; Last update: 05.12.2008
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Anterior-posterior bending strength at the tibial shaft increases with physical activity in boys: evidence for non-uniform geometric adaptation

We investigated bone structural adaptations to a 16-month school-based physical activity intervention in 202 young boys using a novel analytical method for peripheral quantitative computed tomography scans of t weiter...

Author: Macdonald HM, Cooper DM, McKay HA
Source: Osteoporos Int., 2009; 20(1): 61-70, PMID: 18496638
Keywords: Bone . Children . Peripheral QCT. Physical activity, bone geometry
GID: 1653; Last update: 02.12.2008

Clinical Studies (2001)

Epidemiology of falls

Author: Masud T, Morris RO
Source: Age Ageing., 2001; 30 Suppl 4: 3-7, PMID: 11769786
GID: 1617; Last update: 19.11.2008
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Clinical Studies (2008)

Impact on bone of an estrogen receptor-alpha gene loss of function mutation

CONTEXT: The kindred described is the only known instance of a germ line loss of function mutation of estrogen receptor (ER)-alpha. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to assess the impact of a loss of function mutati weiter...

Author: Smith EP, Specker B, Bachrach BE, Kimbro KS, Li XJ, Young MF, Fedarko NS, Abuzzahab MJ, Frank GR, Cohen RM, Lubahn DB, Korach KS
Source: J Clin Endocrinol Metab., 2008; 93(8): 3088-96, PMID: 18505767
Keywords: estrogen receptor gene
GID: 1571; Last update: 11.11.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

Skeletal effects of estrogen and mechanical loading are structurally distinct

Estrogen has been suggested to influence skeletal homeostasis by both increasing the sensitivity of the feedback control system for skeletal rigidity and acting directly on bone surfaces. The objective of the p weiter...

Author: Pajamäki I, Sievänen H, Kannus P, Jokihaara J, Vuohelainen T, Järvinen TL
Source: Bone., 2008; 43(4): 748-57, PMID: 18620089
Keywords: estrogen, mechanical loading, loading sensitivity
GID: 1575; Last update: 11.11.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

The effect of menarcheal age on anthropometric, limb length, and bone measures in Hutterite and non-Hutterite women

The age women reach menarche may affect bone length and mass. Some studies show an earlier menarcheal age (MA) results in a shorter stature and increased body fat. We hypothesized that Hutterite women have a sh weiter...

Author: Grimsrud C, Binkley T, Specker B
Source: Am J Hum Biol., 2008; 20(6): 693-9, PMID: 18491408
GID: 1565; Last update: 07.11.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

20-Hz whole body vibration training fails to counteract the decrease in leg muscle volume caused by 14 days of 6 degrees head down tilt bed rest

A 6 degrees head down tilt bed rest (HDT) was used to simulate the effects of muscle unloading in space. We tested whether vibration training (VT) reduces the decrease in leg muscle volume induced by 14 days HD weiter...

Author: Zange J, Mester J, Heer M, Kluge G, Liphardt AM
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2008; PMID: 18972127
GID: 1558; Last update: 06.11.2008

Clinical Studies (2007)

Leisure physical activity and the risk of fracture in men

BACKGROUND: Data from previous studies are inconsistent, and it is therefore uncertain whether, to what extent, and at what level leisure physical activity influences the risk of osteoporotic fractures in men. weiter...

Author: Michaëlsson K, Olofsson H, Jensevik K, Larsson S, Mallmin H, Berglund L, Vessby B, Melhus H
Source: PLoS Med., 2007; 4(6): e199, PMID: 17579509
Keywords: fracture risk
GID: 1507; Last update: 09.09.2008
More information: Original Article

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: Thesis, 2007;
Keywords: Galileo (Eigenbau)
GID: 1443; Last update: 22.08.2008

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
GID: 1382; Last update: 22.07.2008
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Effects of whole body vibration on postural steadiness in an older population

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of vibration exercise on postural steadiness performance in a healthy, older population. Forty-three healthy, older participants (23 men and 20 women, aged 7 weiter...

Author: Rees SS, Murphy AJ, Watsford ML
Source: J Sci Med Sport., 2009; 12(4): 440-444, PMID: 18550436
GID: 1359; Last update: 11.07.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

Results of a prospective pilot trial on mobility after whole body vibration in children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of whole body vibration on the mobility of long-term immobilized children and adolescents with a severe form of osteogenesis imperfecta. Osteogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary weiter...

Author: Semler O, Fricke O, Vezyroglou K, Stark C, Stabrey A, Schoenau E
Source: Clin Rehabil., 2008; 22(5): 387-94, PMID: 18441035
Keywords: Köln
GID: 1365; Last update: 11.07.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

The rate of muscle temperature increase during acute whole-body vibration exercise

This study compared the rate of muscle temperature (T (m)) increase during acute whole-body vibration (WBV), to that of stationary cycling and passive warm-up. Additionally we wanted to determine if the purport weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR, Sargeant AJ, Rittweger J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2008; 103(4): 441-8, PMID: 18392845
Keywords: Muscle Temperature Power
GID: 1310; Last update: 05.05.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

Resistive simulated weightbearing exercise with whole body vibration reduces lumbar spine deconditioning in bed-rest.

STUDY DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. OBJECTIVE: Determine the effectiveness a resistive exercise countermeasure with whole-body vibration in relation to lumbo-pelvic muscle and spinal morphology changes d weiter...

Author: Belavý DL, Hides JA, Wilson SJ, Stanton W, Dimeo FC, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, Richardson CA.
Source: Spine., 2008; 33(5): E121-31, PMID: 18317179
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 1286; Last update: 20.03.2008

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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GID: 1285; Last update: 19.03.2008

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
GID: 1148; Last update: 28.02.2008
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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
GID: 1111; Last update: 18.02.2008
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Clinical Studies (2009)

Differential effects of whole body vibration durations on knee extensor strength

The effectiveness and optimality of whole body vibration (WBV) duration on muscular strength is yet to be determined. Hence the aim of this study was to investigate the effects of three different durations of c weiter...

Author: Stewart JA, Cochrane DJ, Morton RH
Source: J Sci Med Sport., 2009; PMID: 18078783
GID: 1106; Last update: 17.02.2008
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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
GID: 1107; Last update: 17.02.2008

Clinical Studies (2008)

Effects of whole-body vibration exercise on lower-extremity muscle strength and power in an older population: a randomized clinical trial.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Vibration training is a relatively new exercise intervention. This study investigated the effects of vibration exercise on strength (force-producing capacity) and power in older adults w weiter...

Author: Rees SS, Murphy AJ, Watsford ML
Source: Phys Ther, 2008; 88(4): 462-70, PMID: 18218826
GID: 1098; Last update: 17.02.2008

Clinical Studies (2004)

Medical Vibration Therapy in Osteopenic patients with Galileo900/2000

Author: Praet SFE, Mulder H, Snelder N
Source: Thesis, 2004;
Keywords: M#GRFS76
GID: 993; Last update: 25.01.2008
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Clinical Studies (2007)

The short-term effect of whole body vibration training on collegiate sprint athletes

Author: Roberts B, Hunter I, Thiebaud R, Bishop M
Source: ASB 2007, Americal Society of Biomechanics, Anual Meeting, 2007, 2007;
GID: 585; Last update: 03.01.2008
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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
GID: 577; Last update: 02.01.2008

Clinical Studies (2003)

Trainingsbedingte Anpassungen in der Knochengeometrie bei osteopenischen Frauen

Problemstellung: Knochen müssen sich in ihrer Festigkeit den einwirkenden Kräften anpassen, um physiologische Verformungen zu tolerieren. Neben der Knochenmasse und -dichte bestimmt die Knochengeometrie den weiter...

Author: Lammel C, Siegrist M, Zelger O, Jeschke D
Source: D. Zeitschrift Sportmed., KV-104, 2003; 54(7/8): 45
GID: 578; Last update: 02.01.2008

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
GID: 573; Last update: 18.12.2007

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
GID: 568; Last update: 18.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2007)

Knee extensor fatigability after bedrest for 8 weeks with and without countermeasure

We analyzed the effects of gravitational unloading on muscular fatigability and the effectiveness of resistive vibration exercise to counteract these changes. Changes in knee extensor fatigability as a conseque weiter...

Author: Mulder ER, Kuebler WM, Gerrits KH, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, Stegeman DF, De Haan A
Source: Muscle Nerve., 2007; 36(6): 798-806, PMID: 17661376
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 571; Last update: 18.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Metabolic and Cardiovascular response during Whole Body Vibration (WBV) Exercise - a Pilot Study

WBV is an exercise modality touted for its improvement of neuromuscular and skeletal function. Little is known about the psychological and physiological strain of WBV exercise and their influence on exercise co weiter...

Author: Mark A, MacDonald M, Rakobowchuck M, Gordon C, Blimke M
Source: Poster, 2005;
GID: 23; Last update: 17.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2007)

Effects of acute upper-body vibration on strength and power variables in climbers

Whole-body vibration training has recently received a lot of attention with reported enhancements of strength and power qualities in athletes. This study investigated whether upper-body vibration would be able weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Hawke EJ
Source: J Strength Cond Res., 2007; 21(2): 527-31, PMID: 17530943
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
GID: 549; Last update: 17.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2001)

Krafttraining unter Vibrationseinwirkung

In der vorliegenden Untersuchung sollten die Auswirkungen eines vibrationsgestützten Krafttrainings auf das Maximal- und Explosivkraftverhalten überprüft und mit den Effekten einer herkömmlichen Krafttraini weiter...

Author: Schlumberger A, Salin D, Schmidtbleicher D
Source: Sportverletz Sportschaden, 2001; 15: 1-7, PMID: 11338657
GID: 447; Last update: 17.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2006)

Low-frequency vibratory exercise reduces the risk of bone fracture more than walking: a randomized controlled trial

BACKGROUND: Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a new type of exercise that has been increasingly tested for the ability to prevent bone fractures and osteoporosis in frail people. There are two currently marketed weiter...

Author: Gusi N, Raimundo A, Leal A
Source: BMC Musculoskelet Disord., 2006; 7: 92, PMID: 17137514
Keywords: Knochenzuwchacs, Bone growth
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GID: 338; Last update: 17.12.2007
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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
GID: 305; Last update: 17.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2006)

Highly demanding resistive vibration exercise program is tolerated during 56 days of strict bed-rest.

Several studies have tried to find countermeasures against musculoskeletal de-conditioning during bed-rest, but none of them yielded decisive results. We hypothesised that resistive vibration exercise (RVE) mig weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Belavy D, Hunek P, Gast U, Boerst H, Feilcke B, Armbrecht G, Mulder E, Schubert H, Richardson C, de Haan A, Stegeman DF, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D
Source: Int J Sports Med, 2006; 27(7): 553-9, PMID: 16802251
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 291; Last update: 17.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

Safety considerations in vibration training

Author: Kleinoeder H, Ziegler J, Bosse C, Mester J
Source: 8th annual congress European College of Sport. Science, Salzburg, 2003;
Keywords: Vibration Transmission
GID: 381; Last update: 17.12.2007

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
GID: 293; Last update: 16.12.2007
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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;
GID: 392; Last update: 10.12.2007

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
GID: 373; Last update: 10.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2001)

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
GID: 372; Last update: 10.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2000)

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;
GID: 189; Last update: 10.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2000)

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
GID: 188; Last update: 10.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2004)

The short-term effect of whole-body vibration training on vertical jump, sprint, and agility performance

Previous studies have suggested that short-term whole-body vibration (WBV) training produces neuromuscular improvement similar to that of power and strength training. However, it is yet to be determined whether weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Legg SJ, Hooker MJ
Source: J Strength Cond Res., 2004; 18(4): 828-32, PMID: 15574090
GID: 448; Last update: 06.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2004)

Muscle stiffness and injury effects of whole body vibration

Objective: The interest in vibration as a method of enhancing muscular performance is receiving considerable attention from sport scientists, physiotherapists, coaches and athletes. Increases in strength, powe weiter...

Author: Cronin, JB, Olivera M, McNairb PJ
Source: Physical Therapy in Sport, 2004; 5/2: 68-74
GID: 449; Last update: 06.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2004)

Bewertung verschiedener Trainingsformen zur Prävention der Osteoporose anhand struktureller Anpassungen des Knochens und der Änderungen des Muskelstatus bei postmenopausalen Frauen

Problemstellung: Um alltägliche, physiologische Verformungen zu tolerieren, müssen sich Knochen in ihrer Festigkeit den einwirkenden Zug- und Druckspannungen anpassen. Auf Makroebene ist die Knochenfestigke weiter...

Author: Lammel C
Source: Dissertation,, 2004;
Keywords: elderly power
GID: 398; Last update: 06.12.2007
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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;
GID: 349; Last update: 06.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Effect of whole-body vibration exercise on lumbar bone mineral density, bone turnover, and chronic back pain in post-menopausal osteoporotic women treated with alendronate

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Exercise may enhance the effect of alendronate on bone mineral density (BMD) and reduce chronic back pain in elderly women with osteoporosis. The aim of this study was to determine whether weiter...

Author: Iwamoto J, Takeda T, Sato Y, Uzawa M
Source: Aging Clin Exp Res., 2005; 17(2): 157-63, PMID: 15977465
Keywords: Bone, Back Pain
GID: 282; Last update: 06.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Acute whole body vibration training increases vertical jump and flexibility performance in elite female field hockey players

OBJECTIVE: To quantify the acute effect of whole body vibration (WBV) training on arm countermovement vertical jump (ACMVJ), grip strength, and flexibility performance. METHODS: Eighteen female elite fiel weiter...

Author: Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR
Source: Br J Sports Med., 2005; 39(11): 860-5, PMID: 16244199
Keywords: Felxibility, Jumping Height, Grip Strength
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GID: 281; Last update: 06.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Controlled Whole Body Vibration to decrease Fall Risk and improve health-related Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of whole body vibration in the elderly. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Nursing home. PARTICIPANTS: Forty-two elderly volunteers. INTERVENTION weiter...

Author: Bruyere O, Wuidart MA, Di Palma E, Gourlay M, Ethgen O, Richy F, Reginster JY
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil., 2005; 86(2): 303-7, PMID: 15706558
Keywords: elderly, Fall Risk
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GID: 272; Last update: 06.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2001)

Einfluss einer speziellen Form des Krafttrainings im Vergleich und in Kombination mit einer Hormonersatztherapie auf die Knochenmassen

Problemstellung: Positive Zusammenhänge zw. einem Krafttraining und der Knochenmassenentwicklung (BMD) gelten als gesichert. Ein spezielles Trainingsgerätesystem (GALILEO 2000) ermöglicht die Intensivierung weiter...

Author: Hartard M, Schiessl H, Kleinmond C, Lindbüchl S, Jeschke D
Source: 37. Deutscher Kongresses für Sportmedizin und Prävention, Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, 2001;
Keywords: HRT
GID: 401; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2004)

Acute Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Soleus H-Reflex

Introduction: Recent investigations suggest that whole-body vibration (WBV) training contributes to enhanced athletic performance2,4 and improvement in functional ability in individuals with disabilities1,3, y weiter...

Author: Beekhuizen KS, Field-Fote EC, Burns PA, Jacobs PL
Source: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 2004; 36(5):
Keywords: H-Reflex
GID: 432; Last update: 05.12.2007

Clinical Studies (1999)

Status der Maximalkraft vor und nach oszillierender Intervention

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

Author: Lammel C, Hartard M, Kleinmond C, Schiessl H, Jeschke D
Source: Dtsch Z Sportme, 1999; 50/20:
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
GID: 402; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2004)

Vibrationskrafttraining und Gelenkstabilität: EMG-Untersuchungen zur Wirkung von Vibrationsfrequenz und Körperhaltung auf Muskelaktivierung und -koaktivierung

Das Ziel dieser Studie war es, im Rahmen einer elektromyographischen Untersuchung zu überprüfen, wie sich die EMG-Aktivität von Agonist und Antagonist beim Training auf einer Vibrationsplattform in Abhängig weiter...

Author: Berschin G, Sommer HM
Source: DEUTSCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR SPORTMEDIZIN, 2004; 55/6: 152-156
GID: 405; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Zur Bedeutung der Körperhaltung beim Training auf Vibrationsplattformen

Das Training auf Vibrationsplattformen gilt als eine neue effiziente Trainingsform, die sowohl im Sport als auch in der Rehabilitation verwendet wird. In eigenen Studien wurde nachgewiesen, dass die Körperhalt weiter...

Author: Berschin G, Fischer H, Sommer HM
Source: Z. f. Physiotherapeuten, 2006; 58/3: 208-212
Keywords: Körperhaltung auf Galileo
GID: 407; Last update: 05.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2002)

Randomisierter Vergleich von zwei Formen des Krafttrainings zur Prävention des Osteoporeose

Einleitung Ein neues Trainingsgerätesystem -Galileo 2000- ermöglicht die Durchführung eines konventionellen dynamischen Krafttrainings unter zeitgleich hochfrequenter mechanischer Oszillation. Uns stellte s weiter...

Author: Hartard M, Häring S, Schwaiger M, Bottermann P, Kowolik J, Schießl H, Kleinmond C, Jeschke D
Source: International Journal of Sports Medicine, 2002; 154
GID: 400; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Stellenwert verschiedener Trainingsprogramme in der Prävention der Osteoporose

In einer prospektiven, kontrollierten und randomisierten Studie über 12 Monate an 69 gesunden postmenopausalen osteopenischen Frauen wurden die Auswirkungen verschiedener Trainingsprogramme auf Knochenstoffwec weiter...

Author: Siegrist M
Source: Dissertation, Technische Universität München , Fakultät für Sportwissenschaften, 2003;
Keywords: elderly osteo
GID: 399; Last update: 05.12.2007
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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
GID: 397; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Krafttraining an konventionellen bzw. oszillierenden Geräten und Wirbelsäulengymnastik in der Prävention der Osteoporose bei postmenopausalen Frauen

In einer 12-monatigen prospektiven, randomisierten und kontrollierten Studie an 69 osteopenischen, postmenopausalen Frauen wurden die Effekte verschiedener Trainingsprogramme auf Knochen, Muskelkraft, dynamisch weiter...

Author: Siegrist M, Lammel C, Jeschke D
Source: DEUTSCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR SPORTMEDIZIN, 2006; 57/7-8: 182-188
Keywords: elderly osteo
GID: 396; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2001)

Einfluss eines intensiven Krafttrainings auf Parameter von Knochen-stoffwechsel und Hormonstatus von postmenopausalen Frauen

Problemstellung: Knochenmarker ermöglichen die Beschreibung kurzfristiger Anpassungsreaktionen des Knochenstoffwechsels. Ziel dieser Studie war, den Verlauf dieser Marker und den Hormonstatus bei postmenopau weiter...

Author: Kleinmond C, Hartard M, Haas W, Zelger O, Jeschke D
Source: 37. Deutscher Kongresses für Sportmedizin und Prävention, Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, 2001;
GID: 395; Last update: 05.12.2007
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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;
GID: 394; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2001)

Positive Bilanz endostalen Remodelings unter maximaler muskulärer Koaktivierung bei postmenopausalen Frauen

Problemstellung: Positive Zusammenhänge zwischen der Knochenfestigkeit und der Maximalkraft gelten ebenso gesichert wie zwischen Krafttraining und Knochenmassenentwicklung (BMD). Ein neues Trainingsgerätesys weiter...

Author: Lammel C, Hartard M, Siegrist M, Schiessl H, Jeschke D
Source: 37. Deutscher Kongresses für Sportmedizin und Prävention, Rotenburd a.d. Fulda, 2001;
GID: 393; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2005)

Neuromuscular Responses to Two Whole-Body Vibration Modalities During Dynamic Squats

INTRODUCTION: Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is a method used to stimulate skeletal muscle reflexes and has been shown to elicit training responses in muscle strength and power. PURPOSE: The purpose of this st weiter...

Author: Amonette WE, Abercromby AFJ, Hinman M, Paloski WH
Source: NSCA National Conference and Exposition, 2005;
Keywords: Galileo vs. Powerplate
GID: 376; Last update: 05.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2004)

Acute Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Lower Body Flexibility and Strength

Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a neuromuscular training method designed to improve muscle strength and mobility that has become an increasing popular mode of alternative training in European athletes. Purpose: weiter...

Author: Burns PA, Beekhuizen KS, Jacobs PL
Source: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 2004; 36(5):
GID: 370; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2005)

Zum Einsatz von Vibrationskrafttraining in der Rehabilitation nach VKB-Rekonstruktion

Author: Berschin G, Behrens A, Sommer HM
Source: Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin, 2005; 56: Poster 319:
Keywords: bänder
GID: 279; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Zum Einsatz von Vibrationstraining als spezifisches Schnellkrafttrainingsmittel in Sportspielen - am Beispiel Rugby

Author: Berschin G, Schmiedeberg I, Sommer HM
Source: Leistungssport, 2003; 4:
GID: 263; Last update: 05.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

Einfluss mechanischer Schwingungen auf die Beckenbodenmuskulatur mittels GALILEO 2000 in Kombination mit Physiotherapie zur Behandlung der weiblicher Beckenbodenschwäche

Author: von der Heide S, Hilgers R, Viereck V, Emons D
Source: Proceedings of the International Continence Society,33rd Annual Meeting, Florence, 2003;
GID: 262; Last update: 05.12.2007

Clinical Studies (1999)

Langzeiteffekte des GALILEO 2000

Problemstellung: Ein spezielles Trainingsgerätesystem (Galileo 900 - 2000 ) ermöglicht eine Modifikation des konventionellen dynamischen Krafttrainings ( KRAFT). Ziel dieser Studie war daher der Vergleich v weiter...

Author: Schlitter M, Hartard M, Häring S, Bartenstein P, Schießl H, Jeschke D
Source: International Course on Osteoporosis; Vienna, 1999;
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
GID: 207; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2000)

Long Term effects of GALILEO 2000 - a new training device

Author: S. Häring, M. Hartard, M. Schlitter, P. Bartenstein, H. Schießl, D. Jeschke
Source: International Course on Osteoporosis, 2000;
Keywords: Bone Strength
GID: 193; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (1999)

Recovery Effects of GALILEO 2000 - A New Device for Training-Investigations

Purpose: In this study, we investigated a new device for muscle training and recovery called Galileo 2000 (Novotec, Fig.5) which included exertion with superimposed vibratory stimulation (VS). . Study Design weiter...

Author: Harthard H, Kleinmond C, Lammel C, Schießl H, Jeschke D
Source: International Course on Osteoporosis; Vienna, 1999;
Keywords: Recovery
GID: 185; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Controlled Whole body vibrations to decrease fall risk and 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 M, Di Palma E, Gourlay M, Ethgen O, Richy F, Reginster J
Source: 2003;
GID: 28; Last update: 04.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2005)

The effect of weight-bearing exercise with low frequency, whole body vibration on lumbosacral proprioception: a pilot study on normal subjects

Patients with low back pain (LBP) often present with impaired proprioception of the lumbopelvic region. For this reason, proprioception training usually forms part of the rehabilitation protocols. New exercise weiter...

Author: Fontana TL, Richardson CA, Stanton WR
Source: Aust J Physiother., 2005; 51(4): 259-63, PMID: 16321133
GID: 386; Last update: 04.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

Short-term effects of whole-body vibration on maximal voluntary isometric knee extensor force and rate of force rise

Whole-Body vibration (WBV) may lead to muscle contractions via reflex activation of the primary muscle spindle (Ia) fibres. WBV has been reported to increase muscle power in the short term by improved muscle ac weiter...

Author: de Ruiter CJ, van der Linden RM, van der Zijden MJ, Hollander AP, de Haan A
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2003; 88(4-5): 472-5, PMID: 12527980
GID: 385; Last update: 04.12.2007

Clinical Studies (1999)

Influence of vibration on mechanical power and electromyogram activity in human arm flexor muscles

The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of vibration on the mechanical properties of arm flexors. A group of 12 international level boxers, all members of the Italian national team, voluntarily part weiter...

Author: Bosco C, Cardinale M, Tsarpela O
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol., 1999; 79(4): 306-11, PMID: 10090628
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
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GID: 371; Last update: 04.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

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

Author: Torvinen S
Source: Dissertation, 2003;
Keywords: Galileo vs. Kuntotäry
GID: 353; Last update: 04.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Effects of vibration and resistance training on neuromuscular and hormonal measures

The aim was to study whether whole body vibration (WBV) combined with conventional resistance training (CRT) induces a higher increase in neuromuscular and hormonal measures compared with CRT or WBV, respective weiter...

Author: Kvorning T, Bagger M, Caserotti P, Madsen K
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2006; 96(5): 615-25, PMID: 16482475
GID: 347; Last update: 04.12.2007

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, Sturtzrisiko, fall risk
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GID: 346; Last update: 04.12.2007

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;
GID: 368; Last update: 04.12.2007

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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GID: 273; Last update: 04.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

Acute changes in neuromuscular excitability after exhaustive whole body vibration exercise as compared to exhaustion by squatting exercise

The effects of hard squatting exercise with (VbX+) and without (VbX-) vibration on neuromuscular function were tested in 19 healthy young volunteers. Before and after the exercise, three different tests were pe weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Mutschelknauss M, Felsenberg D
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2003; 23(2): 81-6, PMID: 12641601
GID: 261; Last update: 04.12.2007

Clinical Studies (1998)

The Influence of Whole Body Vibration on Jumping Performance

The effects of whole body vibrations on the mechanical behaviour of human skeletal muscles were studied in 14 physically active subjects randomly assigned to the experimental (E) or control (C) group. Group E w weiter...

Author: Bosco C, Cardinale M, Tsarpela O, Colli R, Tihanyi J, Ducillard C, Viru A
Source: Biology of Sport, 1998; 15/3: 157-164
Keywords: Jumping Performance, CMJ, SJ
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GID: 167; Last update: 04.12.2007

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;
GID: 344; Last update: 03.12.2007
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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
GID: 339; Last update: 03.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

Gravitational forces and whole body vibration: implications for prescription of vibratory stimulation

The purpose of this study was to determine the gravitational forces (g-forces) associated with different postures (standing single leg, standing double leg, semi-squat), amplitudes (1.25, 3.0, 5.25 mm), frequen weiter...

Author: Crewther B, Cronin J, Keogh J
Source: Physical Therapy in Sport, 2003; 5/1: 37-43
Keywords: Galileo Acceleration
GID: 337; Last update: 03.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2006)

Projekt Fit & Sail - Pilotstudie: Vergleich der Wirkungen von Vibrationstraining und Fahrtensegeln auf die Sprungkraft

Im Rahmen des Forschungsprojektes "Fit & Sail" zur Untersuchung der körperlichen und mentalen Leistungen und Belastungen älterer Segler auf Fahrtensegelbooten in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Bundesverband Wasserspo weiter...

Author: Mell WD
Source: IBoaT-Report, 2006; 3.2:
GID: 336; Last update: 03.12.2007

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
GID: 334; Last update: 03.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2002)

The effects of vibration on human performance and hormonal profile

Author: Cardinale M
Source: Dissertation, 2002;
GID: 333; Last update: 03.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2006)

Strength, size and activation of knee extensors followed during 8 weeks of horizontal bed rest and the influence of a countermeasure

Changes in the quadriceps femoris muscle with respect to anatomical cross sectional area (CSA), neural activation level and muscle strength were determined in 18 healthy men subjected to 8 weeks of horizontal b weiter...

Author: Mulder ER, Stegeman DF, Gerrits KH, Paalman MI, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, de Haan A
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2006; 97(6): 706-15, PMID: 16786354
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
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GID: 301; Last update: 02.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2007)

Effect of whole-body vibration exercise and muscle strengthening, balance, and walking exercises on walking ability in the elderly

The present study was conducted to determine the beneficial effect of whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise in addition to muscle strengthening, balance, and walking exercises on the walking ability in the elderl weiter...

Author: Kawanabe K, Kawashima A, Sashimoto I, Takeda T, Sato Y, Iwamoto J
Source: Keio J Med., 2007; 56(1): 28-33, PMID: 17392595
Keywords: elderly balance walking
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GID: 300; Last update: 02.12.2007

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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GID: 298; Last update: 02.12.2007

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
GID: 296; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2002)

Weight training with the Galileo2000 in youth top-volleyball

Author: Harbrecht E
Source: Thesis University Berlin (translated summary), 2002;
Keywords: Volleyball
GID: 292; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2004)

Resistive Vibration Exercise Prevents Bone Loss During 8 Weeks of Strict Bed Rest in Healthy Male Subjects: Results from the Berlin Bed Rest (BBR) Study

Resistive vibration exercise, as applied here, appears to completely prevent bone loss from the tibia during prolonged bed rest," conclude the study authors, Dr Dieter Felsenberg (Manchester University, UK) and weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Felsenberg D
Source: 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2004; Poster 1145:
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 290; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Krafttraining mit dem Galileo2000 im Jugendbereich

Spätestens seit Mitte der 80er Jahre hat man erkannt, dass in den führenden Sportnationen und in den meisten olympischen Sportarten die Ausweitung der Trainingsumfänge nicht länger eine Hauptreserve für w weiter...

Author: Harbrecht E
Source: 2003;
Keywords: Volleyball
GID: 285; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2006)

Human skeletal muscle structure and function preserved by vibration muscle exercise following 55 days of bed rest

Prolonged immobilization of the human body results in functional impairments and musculoskeletal system deconditioning that may be attenuated by adequate muscle exercise. In a 56-day horizontal bed rest campaig weiter...

Author: Blottner D, Salanova M, Püttmann B, Schiffl G, Felsenberg D, Buehring B, Rittweger J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2006; 97(3): 261-71, PMID: 16568340
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 284; Last update: 02.12.2007

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
GID: 283; Last update: 02.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

Sicherheit und Leistungsoptimierung im Vibrationstraining

Zusammenfassung Der Beitrag vermittelt wesentliche, grundlegende Aspekte des Vibrationstrainings. Die wichtigsten Wirkmechanismen werden dargestellt und die Integration des Vibrationstrainings in die Sportther weiter...

Author: Kleinöder H, Mester J
Source: BISp-Jahrbuch, 2003; 253-258
Keywords: Galileo Transmission to Head
GID: 277; Last update: 02.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Multifactorial pathogenesis of falls as a basis for multifactorial interventions

Author: Runge M, Schacht E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2005; 5(2): 127-34, PMID: 15951628
Keywords: Mechanography
GID: 275; Last update: 02.12.2007
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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
GID: 266; Last update: 02.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2002)

Oxygen uptake in whole-body vibration exercise: influence of vibration frequency, amplitude, and external load

Vibration exercise (VbX) is a new type of physical training to increase muscle power. The present study was designed to assess the influence of whole-body VbX on metabolic power. Specific oxygen uptake (sVO(2)) weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Ehrig J, Just K, Mutschelknauss M, Kirsch KA, Felsenberg D
Source: Int J Sports Med., 2002; 23(6): 428-32, PMID: 12215962
Keywords: Oxygen Uptake, Sauerstoffaufnahme
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GID: 264; Last update: 02.12.2007

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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GID: 169; Last update: 02.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2002)

Treatment of chronic lower back pain with lumbar extension and whole-body vibration exercise: a randomized controlled trial

STUDY DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial with a 6-month follow-up period was conducted. OBJECTIVE: To compare lumbar extension exercise and whole-body vibration exercise for chronic lower back pain. S weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Just K, Kautzsch K, Reeg P, Felsenberg D
Source: Spine., 2002; 27(17): 1829-34, PMID: 12221343
Keywords: Back Pain
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GID: 250; Last update: 01.12.2007

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
GID: 233; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2001)

Oxygen uptake during whole-body vibration exercise: comparison with squatting as a slow voluntary movement

In this study we investigated metabolic power during whole-body vibration exercise (VbX) compared to mild resistance exercise. Specific oxygen consumption (VO2) and subjectively perceived exertion (rating of pe weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2001; 86(2): 169-73, PMID: 11822476
GID: 231; Last update: 01.12.2007

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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GID: 211; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (1999)

Adaptive responses of human skeletal muscle to vibration exposure

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, Colli R, Introini E, Cardinale M, Tsarpela O, Madella A, Tihanyi J, Viru A
Source: Clin Physiol., 1999; 19(2): 183-7, PMID: 10200901
Keywords: Leg-Press performance
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GID: 203; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2000)

Acute physiological effects of exhaustive whole-body vibration exercise in man

Vibration exercise (VE) is a new neuromuscular training method which is applied in athletes as well as in prevention and therapy of osteoporosis. The present study explored the physiological mechanisms of fatig weiter...

Author: Rittweger J, Beller G, Felsenberg D
Source: Clin Physiol., 2000; 20(2): 134-42, PMID: 10735981
Keywords: Blood flow, Durchblutung
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GID: 195; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2000)

Balance training and exercise in geriatric patients

Objective measures of gait and balance which meet the criteria of reliability and validity are required as a basis for exercise regimens. We established reference values of clinically relevant locomotor and bal weiter...

Author: Runge M, Rehfeld G, Resnicek E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2000; 1(1): 61-5, PMID: 15758528
Keywords: elderly balance, msucel power, CRT
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GID: 194; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Verhalten der Knochenmasse postmenopausaler Frauen unter fortlaufend adaptierendem Krafttraining an konventionellen Kraftmaschinen sowie an oszillierenden Geräten ohne und unter Hormoneinfluss

An einem Kollektiv früh- und spät postmenopausaler Frauen, n = 173, mit einem Durchschnittsalter von 56 Jahren wurde über einen Zeitraum von 12 bis 14 Monaten der Einfluss zweier Trainingsmethoden ohne und i weiter...

Author: Baumeister A
Source: Dissertation, 2005;
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
GID: 182; Last update: 01.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2003)

Vibration therapy improves walk, balance in elderly

Good vibrations In the new study, 42 volunteers in a nursing home were randomized to a vibration group or a nontreatment group for 6 weeks. The treatment group underwent 6 weeks of CWBV (4 oneminute series 3 weiter...

Author: Bruyere O
Source: Rheuma wire, 2003;
GID: 170; Last update: 01.12.2007

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
GID: 173; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2001)

Whole-body vibration exercise leads to alterations in muscle blood volume

Occupationally used high-frequency vibration is supposed to have negative effects on blood flow and muscle strength. Conversely, low-frequency vibration used as a training tool appears to increase muscle streng weiter...

Author: Kerschan-Schindl K, Grampp S, Henk C, Resch H, Preisinger E, Fialka-Moser V, Imhof H
Source: Clin Physiol., 2001; 21(3): 377-82, PMID: 11380538
GID: 172; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (1999)

Wirkung mechanischer Stimuli mittels oszillierender Interventionen durch GALILEO 2000 auf Muskelkraft und Knochendichte

Author: Rößler O, Marsch S, Abendroth K, Meuser K, Hübscher J
Source: Osteologie Jena, 1999;
GID: 183; Last update: 01.12.2007
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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
GID: 162; Last update: 01.12.2007
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Clinical Studies (2002)

Effect of a vibration exposure on muscular performance and body balance. Randomized cross-over study

This randomized cross-over study was designed to investigate the effects of a 4-min vibration bout on muscle performance and body balance in young, healthy subjects. Sixteen volunteers (eight men, eight women, weiter...

Author: Torvinen S, Kannu P, Sievänen H, Järvinen TA, Pasanen M, Kontulainen S, Järvinen TL, Järvinen M, Oja P, Vuori I
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2002; 22(2): 145-52, PMID: 12005157
Keywords: balance power
GID: 161; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2005)

Vastus lateralis oxygenation and blood volume measured by near-infrared spectroscopy during whole body vibration

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) on oxygenation of vastus lateralis muscle during squatting exercise. Eighteen male subjects [mean age, 27.3 +/- 6.0 (SD) ye weiter...

Author: Yamada E, Kusaka T, Miyamoto K, Tanaka S, Morita S, Tanaka S, Tsuji S, Mori S, Norimatsu H, Itoh S
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2005; 25(4): 203-8, PMID: 15972021
GID: 124; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2003)

The effects of 11 weeks whole body vibration training on jump height, contractile properties and activation of human knee extensors

The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether 11 weeks of whole body vibration (WBV) training applied in a way that is commonly seen in practice, i.e. without additional loads, would improve muscl weiter...

Author: de Ruiter CJ, Van Raak SM, Schilperoort JV, Hollander AP, de Haan A
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2003; 90(5-6): 595-600, PMID: 12923646
GID: 122; Last update: 01.12.2007

Clinical Studies (2006)

Effect of Acute Exposure to Whole-Body-Vibration on Vertical Jump in Senior Athlete Volleyball Players

Author: Feland JB, Hopkins T, Hunter I, Hunter ATC, Provo UT
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2006; 38(5):
GID: 118; Last update: 01.12.2007
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