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Research Studies (2023)

The effect of whole-body vibration on lower extremity function in children with cerebral palsy: A meta-analysis.

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of whole-body vibration training on lower limb motor function in children with cerebral palsy in randomized-controlled trials (RCTs). METHOD weiter...

Author: Cai X, Qian G, Cai S, Wang F, Da Y, Ossowski Z
Source: PLoS One, 2023; 18(3): e0282604, PMID: 36897858
GID: 5933; Last update: 13.03.2023

Research Studies (2022)

ACL Reconstruction: Which Additional Physiotherapy Interventions Improve Early-Stage Rehabilitation? A Systematic Review.

Despite the restoration of the mechanical stability of the knee joint after ACL reconstruction (ACLR), patients often experience postoperative limitations. To our knowledge, there are no systematic reviews an weiter...

Author: Kochman M, Kasprzak M, Kielar A
Source: Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2022; 19(23): , PMID: 36497965
Keywords: Metaanalysis
GID: 5860; Last update: 13.12.2022
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Research Studies (2022)

Whole body vibration for chronic patellar tendinopathy: A randomized equivalence trial.

Purpose: Whole body vibration (WBV) triggers anabolic responses in various tissues, including tendons, without requiring high force production. In this waitlist-controlled equivalence trial, we tested its cli weiter...

Author: Rieder F, Wiesinger HP, Herfert J, Lampl K, Hecht S, Niebauer J, Maffulli N, Kosters A, Muller E, Seynnes OR
Source: Front Physiol, 2022; 13(): 1017931, PMID: 36338477
GID: 5837; Last update: 14.11.2022
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Research Studies (2016)

Whole-Body Vibration Results in Short-Term Improvement in the Gait of Children With Idiopathic Toe Walking.

This study aimed to determine the impact of multiple doses of whole-body vibration on heel strike, spatial and temporal gait parameters, and ankle range of motion of children with idiopathic toe walking. Whole- weiter...

Author: Williams CM, Michalitsis J, Murphy AT, Rawicki B, Haines TP
Source: J Child Neurol, 2016; 31(9): 1143-9, PMID: 27071469
GID: 5668; Last update: 04.04.2022

Research Studies (2022)

Systematic review and meta-analyses on the effects of whole-body vibration on bone health.

OBJECTIVE: To determine whole body vibration influence on human bone density and bone biomarkers. METHODS: We identified studies in Medline, Web of Science, Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health, SPORT weiter...

Author: DadeMatthews OO, Agostinelli PJ, Neal FK, Oladipupo SO, Hirschhorn RM, Wilson AE, Sefton JM
Source: Complement Ther Med, 2022; 65(): 102811, PMID: 35093509
GID: 5638; Last update: 14.02.2022

Research Studies (2021)

Effects of whole-body vibration plus hip-knee muscle strengthening training on adult patellofemoral pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.

PURPOSE: To investigate whether whole-body vibration (WBV) plus hip-knee muscle strengthening is more efficient in relieving pain and improving function than hip-knee strengthening alone. METHODS: Thirty-six pa weiter...

Author: Wu Z, Zou Z, Zhong J, Fu X, Yu L, Wang J, Wang X, Wu Q, Hou X
Source: Disabil Rehabil, 2021; (): 1-9, PMID: 34346273
GID: 5536; Last update: 30.08.2021

Scientific Publications (2013)

Osteogenesis imperfecta: Neues zur Pathogenese und Therapie Zertifizierte Fortbildung

Author: Heike Hoyer-Kuhn, Oliver Semler
Source: pädiatrie hautnah, 2013; 25(1): 28-34
GID: 5518; Last update: 27.07.2021

Research Studies (2021)

Feasibility of simple exercise interventions for men with osteoporosis - A prospective randomized controlled pilot study.

Background: Aging is associated with progressive loss of musculoskeletal performance. Exercise interventions can improve physical function in the elderly but there is a paucity of comparative assessments in or weiter...

Author: Genest F, Lindstrom S, Scherer S, Schneider M, Seefried L
Source: Bone Rep, 2021; 15(): 101099, PMID: 34258330
GID: 5493; Last update: 19.07.2021
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Research Studies (2021)

The Effects of Whole Body Vibration on the Limits of Stability in Adults With Subacute Ankle Injury.

Background: Limited research exists on the effects of both high and low frequency whole body vibration (WBV) on individuals with subacute lateral ankle sprains. Hypothesis/Purpose: To examine the difference in weiter...

Author: Young S, Wallmann HW, Quiambao KL, Grimes BM
Source: Int J Sports Phys Ther, 2021; 16(3): 749-755, PMID: 34123528
Keywords: Ankle Sprain
GID: 5458; Last update: 21.06.2021
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Research Studies (2020)

Manual of Vibration Exercise and Vibration Therapy

This book addresses the practical aspects of vibration exercise and vibration therapy. In addition, it describes the technical and physiological background, providing applied scientists and doctors with a deepe weiter...

Author: Rittweger J., van der Zee E.A., Rawer R., Riley D.A., Cochrane D., Ribor-Ciscar E., Ritzmann R., Karcan I., Moreira-Marconi E., Marín P., Patrick O.J., Stark C., Runge M., Bremben D., Gloeckl R., Duran I., Yang F., Gerhardt F., Paineiras-Domingos L.L., Lo
Source: Springer, ISBN 978-3-030-43985-9, 2020;
GID: 5115; Last update: 25.05.2020
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Research Studies (2019)

Effects of Whole Body Vibration Therapy and Classic Physiotherapy on Postural Stability in People With Back Pain: A Randomized Trial.

STUDY DESIGN: This 2-step prospective randomized parallel trial evaluated postural stability in 65 back pain participants (61.6+/-7.9 y) and 50 nonback pain participants (61.2+/-8.6 y) in a first step using the weiter...

Author: Wegener V, Rarack S, Tiffe T, Grill E, Melcher C, Birkenmaier C, Jansson V, Wegener B
Source: Clin Spine Surg, 2019; 32(4): E214-E220, PMID: 30730425
GID: 4847; Last update: 13.02.2019

Research Studies (2018)

Effect of Whole Body Vibration Stimulation According to Various Frequencies on Ankle Instability, Ankle Range of Motion and Balance Ability in Adult with Chronic Ankle Instability

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to compare the effect of whole body vibration stimulation on ankle instability, ankle range of motion, and balance ability in adult with chronic ankle instability. METHODS weiter...

Author: Yeon-Sang Jin, Yoon-Hee Choi, Jae-Kwang Shim, Yong-Jun Cha
Source: J Korean Soc Phys Med,, 2018; 3(1): 63-72
Keywords: Ankle instability
GID: 4764; Last update: 12.10.2018

Research 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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Research 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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Research 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
GID: 4212; Last update: 13.09.2016
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Research 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
GID: 3953; Last update: 21.07.2015

Research Studies (2015)

Acute bone response to whole body vibration in healthy pre-pubertal boys.

The skeleton responds to mechanical stimulation. We wished to ascertain the magnitude and speed of the growing skeleton"s response to a standardised form of mechanical stimulation, vibration. 36 prepubertal bo weiter...

Author: Harrison R, Ward K, Lee E, Razaghi H, Horne C, Bishop NJ
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2015; 15(2): 112-22, PMID: 26032203
Keywords: Child, Bone, Vibration, Bone Turnover Markers, Stimulation Test
GID: 3886; Last update: 17.06.2015

Fundamental Studies (2015)

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

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

Author: Perchthaler D, Hauser S, Heitkamp HC, Hein T, Grau S
Source: J Sports Sci Med, 2015; 14(1): 155-62, PMID: 25729303
Keywords: EMG on lower back during vibration training Vibration, electromyography, torso, paraspinal muscles. EMG, Lower Back Muscles, Upper Back Muscles
GID: 3839; Last update: 08.04.2015
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Research 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, Specker 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

Research 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
GID: 3588; Last update: 29.08.2014

Research 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

Research 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
GID: 3455; Last update: 05.02.2014

Research Studies (2013)

Whole-Body Vibration Versus Eccentric Training or a Wait-and-See Approach for Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Study Design Randomized clinical trial. Objectives To test the hypothesis that whole-body vibration training results in greater improvements in symptoms and pain, structural changes, and muscle flexibility and weiter...

Author: Horstmann T, Jud HM, Frohlich V, Mundermann A, Grau S
Source: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 2013; 43(11): 794-803, PMID: 24175595
GID: 3367; Last update: 12.11.2013

Research 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
#GRFS115, #GRFS131
GID: 3074; Last update: 08.01.2013

Research 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
GID: 2699; Last update: 30.08.2011

Research 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, BMD, BMC, Bone Density Spine, Boen formation Markers
GID: 2683; Last update: 26.07.2011

Research 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
Keywords: SCI, Spinal Cord Injury
GID: 2667; Last update: 01.07.2011

Press Comments (2010)

Spezial-Check warnt vor Muskelabbau

Altersbedingter Schwund schuld an Stürzen. weiter...

Author: Thorsten Dargatz
Source: Freizeit Revue, 2010; 50:
Keywords: Osteoporose, Sturzprophylaxe
GID: 2487; Last update: 09.12.2010

Research 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

Research 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, Knee strength, msucel function
GID: 2319; Last update: 12.07.2010

Research 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)
GID: 2292; Last update: 07.06.2010
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Research 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
GID: 2285; Last update: 24.05.2010

Research 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

Press Comments (2010)

Reize stärken die Muskeln und Knochen

Mit gezielten Übungen und regelmäßigem Training die Haltung bewahren. weiter...

Source: Badische Neueste Nachrichten, 2010; 13.03.:
Keywords: Beckenbodentraining, Gelenkschmerzen, Rückenschmerzen, Sturzprophylaxe
GID: 2268; Last update: 10.05.2010

Research 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
GID: 2242; Last update: 28.04.2010

Press Comments (2006)

Trainingsgerät aus dem Weltraum hilft Kindern im Rollstuhl

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

Author: DPA
Source: Die Welt Online, 2006;
GID: 1964; Last update: 28.09.2009
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Press Comments (2007)

Vibrierende Erfindung aus der Raumfahrt hilft

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

Author: von der Weiden, S
Source: Die Welt Online, 2007;
GID: 1959; Last update: 28.09.2009
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Press Comments (2007)

Wie die Raumfahrt gelähmten Kindern hilft

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

Author: Von Der Weiden S
Source: Die Welt Online, 2007;
GID: 1962; Last update: 28.09.2009
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Scientific Publications (2009)

Vibration therapy

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

Author: Rauch F
Source: Dev Med Child Neurol., 2009; 51 Suppl 4: 166-8, PMID: 19740225
GID: 1951; Last update: 23.09.2009

Research 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
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Research 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
GID: 1945; Last update: 22.09.2009

Press Comments (2009)

Rekruten stärken ihren Rücken - Salto-Studie analysiert die körperliche Verfassung von 1200 Rekruten

Die Rekrutenschule Liestal führt zusammen mit dem Basler Rheumatologen Michael Gengenbacher ein Pilotprojekt durch. Damit sollen die Ausfallquote im Militär wegen Rückenproblemen gesenkt und die Rückenproph weiter...

Author: Brodbeck M
Source: Basler Zeitung, 2009;
Keywords: Galileo Studie
GID: 1897; Last update: 19.08.2009

Press Comments (2009)

Armee lässt Rücken der Rekruten untersuchen

Die Schweizer Armee will mehr wissen über die Rückenprobleme ihrer Rekruten. Seit dem letzten März stellen sich 1200 Rekruten einer Infanterie-Rekrutenschule in Liestal freiwillig für eine Studie zur Verfü weiter...

Source:, 2009;
Keywords: Galileo Studie
GID: 1898; Last update: 19.08.2009
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Press Comments (2009)

Kniearthrose: Vibrationstraining ähnlich wirksam wie Krafttraining

Author: Schulemann-Maier
Source: Yahoo! Nachrichten, 2009; 06.08.:
Keywords: Arthrose, Kniearthrose, Gonarthrose
GID: 1894; Last update: 10.08.2009
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Research 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

Research 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

Research 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

Research Studies (2008)

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

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

Author: Zange J, Haller T, Müller K, Liphardt AM, Mester J
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2008; PMID: 18953563
GID: 1576; Last update: 11.11.2008

Press Comments (2008)

Schritt für Schritt zurück ins Leben

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

Source: ADAC motorwelt, 2008; 3: 74-75
GID: 1297; Last update: 28.03.2008

Research 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

Fundamental Studies (2001)

Effects of high-frequency, low-magnitude mechanical stimulus on bone healing

Recent studies have shown osteogenic effects of high-frequency mechanical stimuli. The purpose of this study was whether externally applied, high-frequency, low-magnitude interfragmentary movements affect the p weiter...

Author: Wolf S, Augat P, Eckert-Hübner K, Laule A, Krischak GD, Claes LE
Source: Clin Orthop Relat Res., 2001; (385): 192-8, PMID: 11302314
GID: 677; Last update: 10.01.2008

Press Comments (2004)

Der Muskelmacher

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

Author: Felsenberg D
Source: Besser Leben, 2004;
Keywords: BBR
GID: 618; Last update: 04.01.2008

Press Comments (2004)

Vibrationstraining für Rücken und Beine

Source: Lokalzeitung Bretten, 2004;
GID: 613; Last update: 04.01.2008

Press Comments (2004)

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

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

Author: uli (Artikel aus 2004)
Source: Cannstatter Zeitung, 2004;
GID: 608; Last update: 04.01.2008

Press Comments (2007)

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

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

Author: Silva A (Artikel aus 2007)
Source: Fitness PR, 2007;
GID: 589; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Research 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

Research 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

Research 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

Research 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

Research 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

Research 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
GID: 405; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Research 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
Keywords: elderly osteo
GID: 396; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Research 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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Research 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

Professional Articles (2006)

Vibrationstraining in der Physiotherapie - Wippen mit Wirkung

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

Author: Burkhardt A
Source: Physiopraxis, 2006; 9: 22-25
Keywords: Side Alternation vs. vertical
GID: 286; Last update: 04.12.2007

Research Studies (2005)


Author: Abercromby A, Amonette W, Paloski W, Hinman M
Source: Presented Abstract at NSCA National Conference, 2005;
GID: 344; Last update: 03.12.2007

Research 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

Research 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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Professional Articles (2006)

Lokomotorisches Assessment / Locomotor Assessment

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

Author: Runge M (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: arthritis + rheuma, 2006; 26/4: 217-224
GID: 56; Last update: 02.12.2007

Press Comments (2006)

Schmerzfrei nach Bandscheibenleiden

Rückenschmerzen sind zur Volkskrankheit geworden. Selbst Kinder bleiben davon nicht verschont. Ständiges Sitzen, Bewegungsmangel und Übergewicht führen zu Ver-spannungen, Verkürzungen oder sogar zum Verlus weiter...

Source: MDR, 2006;
Keywords: Rückenschmerz
GID: 332; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Press Comments (2006)

Schritte mit Hindernissen

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

Author: Bingler K
Source: Orthopress, 2006; 3: 28-30
GID: 330; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Fundamental Studies (2001)

Mobil bleiben - Pflege bei Gehstörungen und Sturzgefahr

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

Author: Runge M, Rehfeld G
Source: Schlütersche Verlag , ISBN 3-87706-597-X, 2001;
GID: 318; Last update: 02.12.2007

Professional Articles (2004)

Stürze und wie man sie verhindert

Author: Runge M
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2004; 4: 4-7
Keywords: elderly falls
GID: 315; Last update: 02.12.2007

Scientific Publications (2004)

Die Ergebnisse Berliner BedRest-Studie

Author: Felsenberg D
Source: Statement, 2004;
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 311; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research 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, safety
GID: 266; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research 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
GID: 169; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research 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

Research 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
GID: 211; Last update: 01.12.2007

Research 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
GID: 250; Last update: 01.12.2007

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