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Research Studies (2023)

Vibration therapy in young children with mild to moderate cerebral palsy: does frequency and treatment duration matter? A randomised-controlled study.

BACKGROUND: Vibration therapy (VT) has been increasingly studied in children with cerebral palsy (CP) over the last years, however, optimal therapeutic VT protocols are yet to be determined. The present study weiter...

Author: Adaikina A, Derraik JGB, Hofman PL, Gusso S
Source: BMC Pediatr, 2023; 23(1): 4, PMID: 36593455
GID: 5870; Last update: 16.01.2023

Scientific Publications (2022)

Osteoporosis in children and adolescents: how to treat and monitor?

Osteoporosis is a condition of increased bone fragility associated with fractures. Apart from primary genetic osteoporotic conditions, secondary osteoporosis in children is being increasingly recognized. As a weiter...

Author: Ciancia S, Hogler W, Sakkers RJB, Appelman-Dijkstra NM, Boot AM, Sas TCJ, Renes JS
Source: Eur J Pediatr, 2022; (): , PMID: 36472650
GID: 5862; Last update: 13.12.2022

Research Studies (2022)

Vibration assisted rehabilitation in patients with Pompe disease: A case series.

The results of three cases with infantile-onset Pompe disease participating in a rehabilitation program with home-based vibration training will be presented. In this retrospective observational case study, the weiter...

Author: Jones A, Duran I, Stark C, Spiess K, Semler O, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2022; 22(2): 284-291, PMID: 35642707
GID: 5724; Last update: 02.06.2022
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Research Studies (2018)

Randomised study of children with obesity showed that whole body vibration reduced sclerostin.

AIM: New strategies are required to increase physical activity and improve metabolic profiles in children with obesity. We studied the effect of whole body vibration (WBV) on children with obesity on biochemic weiter...

Author: Tubic B, Zeijlon R, Wennergren G, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Marild S, Dahlgren J, Magnusson P, Swolin-Eide D
Source: Acta Paediatr, 2018; 108(3): 502-513, PMID: 30071142
GID: 5697; Last update: 26.04.2022

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)

An overview of the effects of whole-body vibration on individuals with cerebral palsy.

The purpose of this review is to examine how whole-body vibration can be used as a tool in therapy to help improve common physical weaknesses in balance, bone density, gait, spasticity, and strength experience weiter...

Author: Ruhde L, Hulla R
Source: J Pediatr Rehabil Med, 2022; (): , PMID: 35275570
GID: 5657; Last update: 15.03.2022

Research Studies (2021)

Effects of Whole-Body Vibration Training on Lower Limb Blood Flow in Children with Myelomeningocele-A Randomized Trial.

The objective of the present study was to determine the effectiveness of a three-week Whole-Body Vibration (WBV) training on the vascular blood flow of the lower limbs in children with myelomeningocele. The se weiter...

Author: Domagalska-Szopa M, Szopa A, Siwiec A, Kwiecien-Czerwieniec I, Schreiber L, Dabek J
Source: J Clin Med, 2021; 10(18): 4273, PMID: 34575386
Keywords: Contractures
GID: 5562; Last update: 12.10.2021
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Research Studies (2021)

Differential effects of ergometer-cycling and Whole-Body-Vibration training on serological BDNF and IGF-1 in the treatment of adolescent depression - is there an impact of BDNF-p.Val66Met variants?

BACKGROUND: Pathogenesis and treatment of adolescent depression may be influenced by growth-factors, including brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1). We investigated, weiter...

Author: Wunram HL, Oberste M, Ziemendorff A, Hamacher S, Kapanci T, Heller R, Blick S, Bloch W, Clajus TC, Schonau E, Bender S, Fricke O
Source: Physiol Behav, 2021; (): 113596, PMID: 34536433
GID: 5548; Last update: 21.09.2021

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)

Immunological Effects of an Add-On Physical Exercise Therapy in Depressed Adolescents and Its Interplay with Depression Severity.

BACKGROUND: Pro-inflammatory cytokines (PICs) have gained attention in the pathophysiology and treatment of depressive disorders. At the same time, the therapeutic effect of physical activity seems to work via weiter...

Author: Wunram HL, Oberste M, Hamacher S, Neufang S, Grote N, Krischer MK, Bloch W, Schonau E, Bender S, Fricke O
Source: Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021; 18(12): , PMID: 34204400
GID: 5467; Last update: 05.07.2021
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Research Studies (2020)

Effects of Vibration Training on Stride Length and Gait Speed in Cerebral Palsy Patients: A Systematic Review

The current systematic review examined the acute effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) for minimising the effects of CP on gait speed and stride length. Most studies and medical interventions use physiotherapy weiter...

Author: Cook AE, Moody JA, Owens RA, Esformes JI
Source: RC Journal of Research in Sports Medicine, 2020; 5/1: 20-27
Keywords: Metaanalysis
GID: 5450; Last update: 08.06.2021
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Research Studies (2019)

The immediate influence of various whole-body vibration frequency on balance and walking ability in children with cerebral palsy: a pilot study.

The purpose of this pilot study is to examine the immediate effect of interventions based on the frequency of whole-body vibration on children with cerebral palsy"s balance and walking abilities. A total of 12 weiter...

Author: Han YG, Lee SW, Yun CK
Source: J Exerc Rehabil, 2019; 15(4): 597-602, PMID: 31523683
Keywords: CP
GID: 5334; Last update: 25.03.2021
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Research Studies (2020)

Effects of whole-body vibration combined with action observation on gross motor function, balance, and gait in children with spastic cerebral palsy: a preliminary study.

This study evaluated the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) com-bined with action observation on gross motor function, balance, and gait in children with spastic cerebral palsy. The participants were randomi weiter...

Author: Jung Y, Chung EJ, Chun HL, Lee BH
Source: J Exerc Rehabil, 2020; 16(3): 249-257, PMID: 32724782
GID: 5328; Last update: 16.03.2021
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Research Studies (2021)

Effects of Whole-Body Vibration-Assisted Training on Lower Limb Blood Flow in Children With Myelomeningocele.

This study investigated the effectiveness of whole-body vibration (WBV) training incorporated into a conventional physiotherapy (PT) program (WBV-assisted training) in improving blood flow in the lower limbs a weiter...

Author: Szopa A, Domagalska-Szopa M, Siwiec A, Kwiecien-Czerwieniec I
Source: Front Bioeng Biotechnol, 2021; 9(): 601747, PMID: 33644013
Keywords: spina bifida, doppler ultrasound test, range of motion, whole-body vibration, myelomeningocele, lower limb, contracture
GID: 5315; Last update: 08.03.2021
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Research Studies (2020)

The Effect of Vibration Therapy on Walking Endurance in Children and Young People With Cerebral Palsy: Do Age and Gross Motor Function Classification System Matter?

Objective: To investigate the effect of age and Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) level on walking endurance after 20 weeks of vibration therapy in children and young people with cerebral palsy weiter...

Author: Telford D, Vesey RM, Hofman PL, Gusso S
Source: Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl, 2020; 2(3): 100068, PMID: 33543094
Keywords: CP, GMFCS
GID: 5294; Last update: 09.02.2021
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Research Studies (2020)

Ambulanter Lungensport und körperliches Training bei Patienten mit Atemwegs- und Lungenkrankheiten

DE: Um der zu selten genutzten Behandlungsoption „Bewegungstherapie“ bei Patienten mit chronischen Lungenkrankheiten eine bessere Nutzung und eine größere Verbreitung zu ermöglichen, wurden von einer Exp weiter...

Author: Worth H, Bock R, Frisch M, Göhl O, Grünig E, Glöckl R, Limbach M, Schultz K, Spielmanns M, Taube K, Teschler S, Watz H
Source: Pneumologie, 2020; DOI: 10.1055/a-1310-2400:
Keywords: Ganzkörpervibration, Galileo Studien, Metaanalysis
GID: 5258; Last update: 31.12.2020
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Research Studies (2020)

Acute effect of whole-body vibration on acceleration transmission and jumping performance in children.

BACKGROUND: Whole-body vibration (WBV) has emerged as a potential intervention paradigm for improving motor function and bone growth in children with disabilities. However, most evidence comes from adult studie weiter...

Author: Beerse M, Lelko M, Wu J
Source: Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 2020; (): 105235, PMID: 33221052
GID: 5234; Last update: 24.11.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Effect of Long-Term Repeated Interval Rehabilitation on the Gross Motor Function Measure in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Background The efficacy of interventions for cerebral palsy (CP) has been frequently investigated with inconclusive results and motor function measured by the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM-66) is common. weiter...

Author: Christina Stark Ibrahim Duran Kyriakos Martakis Karoline Spiess Oliver Semler Eckhard Schoenau
Source: Neuropediatrics, 2020; 51(6): 407-416, PMID: 33065752
GID: 5203; Last update: 05.10.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Neuromuscular response to a single session of whole-body vibration in children with cerebral palsy: A pilot study

Background Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a relative new intervention paradigm that could reduce spasticity and improve motor function in children with cerebral palsy (CP). We investigated neuromuscular respons weiter...

Author: Virginia Liang Gena Henderson Jianhua Wu
Source: Clinical Biomechanics, 2020; 80: 105170, PMID: 32920250
GID: 5195; Last update: 21.09.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Effect of an interval rehabilitation program with home-based, vibration-assisted training on the development of muscle and bone in children with cerebral palsy - an observational study.

Objectives In children with cerebral palsy (CP), the most common cause of physical impairment in childhood, less muscle and bone growth has been reported, when compared with typically developing children. The weiter...

Author: Duran I, Martakis K, Stark C, Schafmeyer L, Rehberg M, Schoenau E
Source: J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab, 2020; (): , PMID: 32653878
GID: 5154; Last update: 13.07.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Reference Centiles to Monitor the 6-minute-walk Test in Ambulant Children with Cerebral Palsy and Identification of Effects after Rehabilitation Utilizing Whole-body Vibration.

BACKGROUND: Children with cerebral palsy present age-driven development in gross motor skills and walking capacity. AIMS: To precisely monitor the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) in children with CP, GMFCS levels 1 weiter...

Author: Martakis K, Stark C, Rehberg M, Semler O, Duran I, Schoenau E
Source: Dev Neurorehabil, 2020; 1-11, PMID: 32564635
Keywords: CP, 6MWT, CP reference data
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GID: 5150; Last update: 29.06.2020
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Research Studies (2020)

The Effects of 20 Weeks of Side-Alternating Vibration Therapy on Physical Function, Bone and Muscle Health in Adolescents With Down Syndrome

Aims: To evaluate the effects of side-alternating vibration therapy on physical function and body composition in adolescents with Down syndrome.Methods: Fourteen adolescents (8 males) with Down syndrome (mean weiter...

Author: Silmara Gusso, Renuka M Vesey, José G B Derraik, Craig F Munns, Patricia Colle , Janene B Biggs, Paul L Hofman
Source: Phys Occup Ther Pediatr, 2020; 28: 1-12, PMID: 32345083
Keywords: BMC, Down Syndrome, muscle function, vibration plate
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GID: 5121; Last update: 26.05.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Safety, Feasibility and Efficacy of Side-Alternating Vibration Therapy on Bone and Muscle Health in Children and Adolescents With Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Pilot Trial

Aims: A pilot study was performed to establish the safety, feasibility and efficacy of vibration therapy (VT) on bone and muscle health in children and adolescents with a range of musculoskeletal disorders. M weiter...

Author: Renuka M Vesey , Paul L Hofman , José Gb Derraik, Patrícia Colle, Janene B Biggs, Craig F Munns, Wayne S Cutfield, Silmara Gusso
Source: J Paediatr Child Health, 2020; 56(8): 1257-1262, PMID: 32436612
Keywords: bone; muscle; musculoskeletal disorder; physical function; vibration plate.
GID: 5118; Last update: 26.05.2020

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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Professional Articles (2018)

Ein neues Versorgungskonzept für Kinder und Jugendliche mit Bewegungsstörungen

Author: C Stark, I Duran, K Spiess, O Semler, E Schönau
Source: Zeitschrift für Physiotherapeuten, 2018; 70: 52-57
GID: 5097; Last update: 20.04.2020

Research Studies (2019)

Motor Function Improvement in Children with Ataxia Receiving Interval Rehabilitation, Including Vibration-Assisted Hometraining: A Retrospective Study.

BACKGROUND: Physiotherapy, including vibration-assisted therapy, has been proven to be effective for patients with ataxic cerebral palsy. Herewith, we studied the effect of a functional, goal-oriented interval weiter...

Author: Martakis K, Stark C, Alberg E, Bossier C, Semler O, Schonau E, Duran I
Source: Klin Padiatr, 2019; 231(6): 304-312, PMID: 31724139
Keywords: Cologne Concept, Kölner Konzept, Ataxie, Ataxia
#GRFS157
GID: 4997; Last update: 20.11.2019

Research Studies (2019)

Monitoring Procedural Pain and Distress in a Child With Rett Syndrome: A Case Report.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Whole body vibration training is a viable option for children with Rett syndrome; however, the positioning requirements and intense vibration may be interpreted as pain. CASE: A 13-year- weiter...

Author: Swiggum M, Grant L
Source: Pediatr Phys Ther, 2019; 31(4): E1-E5, PMID: 31469772
GID: 4958; Last update: 02.09.2019

Research Studies (2019)

One-Minute Walk Test in Children with Cerebral Palsy GMFCS Level 1 and 2: Reference Values to Identify Therapeutic Effects after Rehabilitation.

Background: Children with cerebral palsy (CP) show age-driven development and individual fluctuations in walking capacity. Aim: 1. To precisely quantify 1MWT changes in children with CP, GMFCS level 1 and 2, ge weiter...

Author: Martakis K, Stark C, Rehberg M, Semler O, Duran I, Schoenau E
Source: Dev Neurorehabil, 2019; (): 1-9, PMID: 31177878
Keywords: CP, 1MWT, CP Reference Data
#GRFS171
GID: 4924; Last update: 17.06.2019

Research Studies (2019)

Use of whole body vibration therapy in individuals with moderate severity of cerebral palsy- a feasibility study.

BACKGROUND: This pilot study was to examine the feasibility and tolerance of whole body vibration therapy (WBVT) for children and adults with moderate severity of cerebral palsy (CP) being graded as levels III weiter...

Author: Pin TW, Butler PB, Purves S
Source: BMC Neurol, 2019; 19(1): 80, PMID: 31043157
GID: 4900; Last update: 06.05.2019

Research Studies (2019)

Whole-body vibration in children with disabilities demonstrates therapeutic potentials for pediatric cancer populations: a systematic review.

PURPOSE: Low levels of physical activity often observed in pediatric oncology might be attributed to various functional deficits, especially those of the lower limbs as these affect gait, mobility, and, consequ weiter...

Author: Rustler V, Daggelmann J, Streckmann F, Bloch W, Baumann FT
Source: Support Care Cancer, 2019; 27(2): 395-406, PMID: 30368670
GID: 4791; Last update: 05.11.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Ganzkörpervibrationstraining bei Hämodialysepatienten - günstige Effekte vor allem bei eingeschränkten Körperfunktionen

Objective: Structured endurance and strength training is beneficial in the therapy of musculoskeletal disturbances for patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD). Due to severe clinical complications and lack o weiter...

Author: L Seefried, F Genest, N Luksche, M Schneider, M Brandl, U Bahner, A Heidland
Source: Nieren- und Hochdruckkrankheiten, 2018; 47(10): 497-507
Keywords: Dialyse
GID: 4786; Last update: 30.10.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Whole-Body Vibration Training Designed to Improve Functional Impairments After Pediatric Inpatient Anticancer Therapy: A Pilot Study.

PURPOSE: To assess a whole-body vibration (WBV) intervention for children after cancer treatment. METHODS: Eleven children after inpatient anticancer therapy participated in a 12-week supervised WBV interventio weiter...

Author: Rustler V, Prokop A, Baumann FT, Streckmann F, Bloch W, Daeggelmann J
Source: Pediatr Phys Ther, 2018; 30(4): 341-349, PMID: 30277971
GID: 4775; Last update: 23.10.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Commentary on "Whole-Body Vibration Training Designed to Improve Functional Impairments After Pediatric Inpatient Anticancer Therapy: A Pilot Study".

Author: Tanner L, Gilchrist L
Source: Pediatr Phys Ther, 2018; 30(4): 350, PMID: 30277972
GID: 4776; Last update: 23.10.2018

Research Studies (2017)

The Immediate Effect of Inspiratory Muscle Training with Whole Body Vibration on Pulmonary Function of Stroke Patients

PURPOSE: This study investigated the immediate effect of inspiratory muscle training with whole-body vibration on the pulmonary function of subacute stroke patients. METHODS: All participants (n=30) were al weiter...

Author: Si-Hyun Park, Dong-Kwon Seo
Source: J Korean Soc Phys Med,, 2017; 12(4): 9-37
Keywords: Stroke, Pulmonary Function
GID: 4765; Last update: 12.10.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Reference centiles for the gross motor function measure and identification of therapeutic effects in children with cerebral palsy.

RATIONALE, AIMS, AND OBJECTIVES: Children with cerebral palsy (CP) can show an increase in gross motor function until the age of 9 to 10 years under the standard of care. Additionally, the motor development can weiter...

Author: Duran I, Stark C, Martakis K, Hamacher S, Semler O, Schoenau E
Source: J Eval Clin Pract, 2018; (): , PMID: 30028064
GID: 4733; Last update: 24.07.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Effects of a 6-week, whole-body vibration strength-training on depression symptoms, endocrinological and neurobiological parameters in adolescent inpatients experiencing a major depressive episode (the "Balancing Vibrations Study"): study protocol for a r

BACKGROUND: Moderate to vigorous endurance and strength-training exercise was suggested as a treatment option for major depression. However, there is little evidence to support this suggestion in adolescent pat weiter...

Author: Oberste M, Grossheinrich N, Wunram HL, Graf JL, Ziemendorff A, Meinhardt A, Fricke O, Mahabir E, Bender S
Source: Trials, 2018; 19(1): 347, PMID: 29970142
Keywords: Depression
GID: 4721; Last update: 09.07.2018
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Research Studies (2018)

Vibration-Assisted Home Training Program for Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of a new method of vibration-assisted neuromuscular rehabilitation in patients with spinal muscular atrophy types II and III. In this retrospective observation weiter...

Author: Stark C, Duran I, Cirak S, Hamacher S, Hoyer-Kuhn HK, Semler O, Schoenau E
Source: Child Neurol Open, 2018; 5: 1-9, PMID: 29977975
Keywords: children, developmental disability, efficacy, pediatric, rehabiliation
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GID: 4719; Last update: 09.07.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Vibration therapy in patients with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.

The neurological disorder cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by unprogressive lesions of the immature brain and affects movement, posture, and the musculoskeletal system. Vibration therapy (VT) is increasingly used weiter...

Author: Ritzmann R, Stark C, Krause A
Source: Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat, 2018; 14(): 1607-1625, PMID: 29950843
Keywords: Metaanalysis
GID: 4710; Last update: 02.07.2018

Research 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 hav weiter...

Author: Moreira-Marconi E, Sa-Caputo DC, Dionello CF, Guedes-Aguiar EO, Sousa-Goncalves CR, Morel DS, Paineiras-Domingos LL, Souza PL, Kutter CR, Costa-Cavalcanti RG, Costa G, Paiva PC, Figueiredo C, Brandao-Sobrinho-Neto S, Stark C, Unger M, Bernardo-Filho M
Source: Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med, 2017; 14(4 Suppl): 2-10, PMID: 28740938
Keywords: Metaanalysis, Duchenne Muscle Dystrophy (DMD)
GID: 4601; Last update: 14.01.2018
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Scientific Publications (2017)

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

[This corrects the article on p. 273 in vol. 41, PMID: 28503461., GID: 4447]. weiter...

Author: Park C, Park ES, Choi JY, Cho Y, Rha DW
Source: Ann Rehabil Med, 2017; 41(4): 722-723, PMID: 28971060
Keywords: Corrections for GID:4447
GID: 4590; Last update: 14.01.2018
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Research Studies (2017)

Home-based vibration assisted exercise as a new treatment option for scoliosis - A randomised controlled trial.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of scoliosis specific exercises (SSE) on a side-alternating whole body vibration platform (sWBV) as a home-training program in girls with adolescent weiter...

Author: Langensiepen S, Stark C, Sobottke R, Semler O, Franklin J, Schraeder M, Siewe J, Eysel P, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2017; 17(4): 259-267, PMID: 29199184
Keywords: Scoliosis. Cobb Angle
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GID: 4574; Last update: 08.01.2018

Research Studies (2018)

Whole body vibration added to treatment as usual is effective in adolescents with depression: a partly randomized, three-armed clinical trial in inpatients.

There is growing evidence for the effectiveness of exercise in the treatment of adult major depression. With regard to adolescents, clinical trials are scarce. Due to the inherent symptoms of depression (lack o weiter...

Author: Wunram HL, Hamacher S, Hellmich M, Volk M, Janicke F, Reinhard F, Bloch W, Zimmer P, Graf C, Schonau E, Lehmkuhl G, Bender S, Fricke O
Source: Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2018; 27(5): 645-662, PMID: 29119301
Keywords: UniReha, Cologne Concept, Depression
GID: 4552; Last update: 14.11.2017

Research Studies (2017)

Effects of whole-body vibration therapy on perception thresholds of type 2 diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy: a randomized controlled trial.

[Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of whole-body vibration training on perception thresholds in type 2 diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy. [Subjects and Methods] Fifty-nine weiter...

Author: Lee K
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2017; 29(9): 1684-1688, PMID: 28932013
Keywords: Diabetes, Whole-body vibration Therapy, Perception threshold
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GID: 4523; Last update: 25.09.2017
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Research 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
Keywords: CP, Cerebral Palsy, Voluntray Muscel Activation, Spastisity Management
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GID: 4502; Last update: 04.09.2017
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Research 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: Metaanalysis
GID: 4475; Last update: 26.07.2017
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Research 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: Clinical Case Reports, 2014; 4(2): 1000334
Keywords: DMD, Duchenne, Creatine Kinase
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GID: 4470; Last update: 10.07.2017
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Research 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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Research 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, Metaanalysis
GID: 4443; Last update: 16.05.2017

Research Studies (2017)

The effect of whole body vibration training on bone and muscle function in children with osteogenesis imperfecta.

Context: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a bone fragility disorder associated with reduced muscle size, dynamic muscle function and mobility. Objective: To assess the effect of whole body vibration (WBV) traini weiter...

Author: Hogler W, Scott J, Bishop N, Arundel P, Nightingale P, Mughal MZ, Padidela R, Shaw N, Crabtree N
Source: J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 2017; (102): 2734-2743, PMID: 28472303
Keywords: OI, Mechanography,
GID: 4436; Last update: 08.05.2017

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)

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

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

Author: Ko MS, Sim YJ, Kim DH, Jeon HS
Source: Physiother Can, 2016; 68(2): 99-105, PMID: 27909356
Keywords: cerebral palsy; CP; gait; postural balance; proprioception; whole-body vibration.
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GID: 4332; Last update: 11.01.2017
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Research Studies (2009)

Untersuchungen zur Diagnostik, Pathogenese und Therapie muskuloskelettaler Erkrankungen im Kindes- und Jugendalter

Author: Oliver Patrick Thomas Fricke
Source: Habilitation Universität Köln, 2009;
GID: 4235; Last update: 15.09.2016

Research Studies (2016)

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

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

Author: Stark C, Herkenrath P, Hollmann H, Waltz S, Becker I, Hoebing L, Semler O, Hoyer-Kuhn H, Duran I, Hero B, Hadders-Algra M, Schoenau E
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 2016; 16(3): 183-92, PMID: 27609033
Keywords: CP, Kleinkinder, Toddlers, Tilt Table, Safety, Cologne Concept, Auf die Beine, Kölner Konzept
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GID: 4232; Last update: 14.09.2016
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Research 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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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

Research 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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Research 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

Research 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

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
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GID: 3588; Last update: 29.08.2014

Research 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

Research 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

Research Studies (2012)

Effect of vibration versus suspension therapy on balance in children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy

Most cerebral palsy children have deficits in balance, co-ordination, and gait throughout childhood and adulthood. So, it is essential to seek an ideal physical therapy program to help in solving such widespr weiter...

Author: Khaled A. Olama , Nahed S. Thabit
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics, 2012; 13: 219–226
GID: 3472; Last update: 13.02.2014

Research Studies (2014)

Effect of whole-body vibration therapy on health-related physical fitness in children and adolescents with disabilities: a systematic review.

PURPOSE: To summarize the current literature regarding the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) therapy on the health-related physical fitness of children and adolescents with disabilities. METHODS: A literat weiter...

Author: Matute-Llorente A, Gonzalez-Aguero A, Gomez-Cabello A, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Casajus Mallen JA
Source: J Adolesc Health, 2014; 54(4): 385-96, PMID: 24388109
Keywords: Metaanalysis
GID: 3449; Last update: 05.02.2014

Research 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

Research 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

Press Comments (2013)

Vibration platform strengthened bones, improved walking in moderate cerebral palsy

SAN FRANCISCO – Regular sessions on vibration platforms improved bone density, muscle mass, and walking ability in children with cerebral palsy in a small study from New Zealand. Five boys and eight girls ag weiter...

Author: Otto MA
Source: Family Practice News, 2013;
Keywords: CP
GID: 3426; Last update: 10.01.2014
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Research 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

Research Studies (2013)

The effect of whole body vibration exposure on muscle function in children with cystic fibrosis: a pilot efficacy trial.

BACKGROUND: To examine the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) exposure on muscle function in children with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Non-randomised controlled cross-over trial. METHODS: The setting was home-b weiter...

Author: O"Keefe K, Orr R, Huang P, Selvadurai H, Cooper P, Munns CF, Singh MA.
Source: J Clin Med Res., 2013; 3):: 205-16., PMID: 23671546
Keywords: cystic vibrosis
GID: 3185; Last update: 06.06.2013

Research 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

Research 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
#GRFS30
GID: 3117; Last update: 19.02.2013

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
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GID: 3074; Last update: 08.01.2013

Press Comments (2012)

Mit Galileo endlich auf die Beine – Rehabilitation für Kinder

Author: Ulrike Wimmer
Source: Köner Stadt-Anzeiger, 2012; 14.11.:
GID: 3066; Last update: 21.11.2012
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Press Comments (2012)

Galileo Training bei exacerbierter COPD

Source: beatmetleben, 2012; 4: 26-27
Keywords: COPD, Beatmung, Lungenerkrankung
GID: 3049; Last update: 11.10.2012

Professional Articles (2008)

GALILEO – Muskelschwund ist nicht nur ein Problem im Weltraum

Was man im Weltraum nutzen kann, kann auch auf der Erde hilfreich sein: GALILEO ist ein Vibrationsgerät, das wie eine Wippe seitenalternierende aktive Bewegungen bewirkt. Es wurde 2002 an der Berliner Charité weiter...

Author: Beate Michelfeit,
Source: Kindergarten & Hort erfolgreich leiten, ISBN: 978-3-7892-1644-2, 2008; 4: 63-72
Keywords: Pädiatrie, Kipptisch, Integrative Kita
GID: 2895; Last update: 16.02.2012

Research 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

Research 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, Inflammatory Markers, CK, IL-8, TNF-alpha
#GRFS106
GID: 2755; Last update: 05.10.2011

Research Studies (2011)

Ergebnis der multimodalen Intervallrehabilitation bei Kindern und Jugendlichen mit Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Das Kölner Rehabilitationskonzept "Auf die Beine" führt bei Kindern und Jugendlichen mit OI, zu einer Zunahme von Knochen- und Muskelmasse, zu einer Verbesserung der Muskelkraft und zu einer Steigerung der Mo weiter...

Author: Semler O, Müller B, Duran I, Stark C, Schönau E
Source: 107. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft der Kinder und Jugendärzte (Poster), Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde, 2011; Supplement 3: 187
Keywords: OI, Knochenmasse, Muskelkraft, Muskelfunktion, Kölner Konzept, Cologne Concept
#GRFS103, #GRFS122
GID: 2751; Last update: 28.09.2011
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Research 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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Research 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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Research 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

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
#GRFS143
GID: 2683; Last update: 26.07.2011

Videos (2010)

Cologne Concept Part 2

Source: YouTube, 2010; 11.02.:
Keywords: Paediatrics, Rehabilitation
GID: 2535; Last update: 14.02.2011
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Videos (2010)

Cologne Concept Part 1

Source: YouTube, 2010; 10.02.:
Keywords: paediatrics, rehabilitation
GID: 2534; Last update: 14.02.2011
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Videos (2010)

Kinder-Rehabilitation "Auf die Beine"

Source: Filmbericht zum Projekt "Auf die Beine", 2010;
Keywords: Pädiatrie, Rehabilitation
GID: 2533; Last update: 14.02.2011
More information: Original Article

Press Comments (2010)

Auf die Beine kommen

Innovative Behandlungskonzepte für Kinder und Jugendliche mit Muskel- und Skeletterkrankungen weiter...

Author: (Artikel aus 2010)
Source: Noble magazin healthy, 2010; 15.04.: 9
Keywords: Pädiatrie
GID: 2521; Last update: 10.02.2011

Press Comments (2007)

Eigentlich ein Trainingsgerät für Astronauten

Author: B. Michelfeit
Source: Info Aktuell Caritas Lebenswelten, 2007; 2:
Keywords: Pädiatrie
GID: 2496; Last update: 12.01.2011

Research 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

Press Comments (2010)

Auf die Beine

Innovative Behandlungsmethoden. Astronauten-Training hilft Kindern aus dem Rollstuhl. Vor vier Jahren startete ein weltweit einmaliges Behandlungskonzept der Medifitreha für Kinder und Jugendliche im Rollstuhl weiter...

Author: (Artikel aus 2010)
Source: Gesundheit konkret, 2010; 4: 20
Keywords: Uniklinik Köln, Medifitreha
GID: 2488; Last update: 09.12.2010

Press Comments (2010)

Stand Up hilft der Anna-Bertha Königsegg-Schule

Author: Hamoun Kamai
Source: STAND UP gemeinnützige GmbH, 2010; 06.10.:
Keywords: Pädiatrie, Querschnittlähmung, Stand Up Initiative
GID: 2412; Last update: 11.10.2010
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Press Comments (2010)

"PFestival"-Erlös macht Schüler fit

Source: Pforzheimer Zeitung, 2010; 06.10.:
Keywords: Pädiatrie, Querschnittlähmung, Stand Up Initiative
GID: 2411; Last update: 11.10.2010

Press Comments (2010)

Muskel-Trainer für Behinderte

Author: Susanne Roth
Source: Pforzheimer Kurier, 2010; 08.10.:
Keywords: Pädiatrie, Querschnittlähmung, Stand Up Initiative
GID: 2409; Last update: 11.10.2010

Press Comments (2010)

Auf die Beine kommen

Innovative Behandlungskonzepte für Kinder und Jugendliche mit Muskel- und Skeletterkrankungen weiter...

Author: (Artikel aus 2010)
Source: pressewoche, 2010; 16.07.:
Keywords: Pädiatrie
GID: 2386; Last update: 31.08.2010

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)
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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
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GID: 2285; Last update: 24.05.2010

Research 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

Research 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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Research Studies (2009)

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

We report that vibration training can imrpove bone architecture in 2 adults with Pompe disease with osteopenia and ambulatory disability. weiter...

Author: Khan Q, Boyd S, Ramage B, Robu I, McNeil C, Hanley D, Casey R
Source: 2009;
Keywords: Bone Parameters, Pompe, Bone Mass, Bione Quality
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GID: 2107; Last update: 18.12.2009

Research 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
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Press Comments (2006)

Trainingsgerät aus dem Weltraum hilft Kindern im Rollstuhl

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

Author: DPA
Source: Die Welt Online, 2006;
GID: 1964; 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)

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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Press Comments (2008)

Wie am Himmel, so auf Erden

Entwicklungen, die sowohl für die irdische Medizin als auch für den Einsatz im All konzipiert sind, haben Konjunktur. Unternehmen und Raumfahrtbehörde profitieren von entsprechenden Kooperationen - und Anlau weiter...

Author: Dr. Birgit Oppermann
Source: medizin & technik, 2008; 24-27
Keywords: BBR
GID: 1746; Last update: 18.03.2009

Research 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

Press Comments (2008)

Kilian wird gerüttelt

Author: Cordier S
Source: Leben mit Down-Syndrom, 2008; 58: 51
Keywords: Down-Syndrom Kleinkind
GID: 1771; Last update: 28.01.2009
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Pflegerische Interventionen und Möglichkeiten bei krebstherapiebedingter Polyneuropathie

Author: Kirchner, E
Source: DLH-INFO 37, 2008; 13: 19-21
GID: 1699; Last update: 21.01.2009
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Research 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

Research 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: Cologne Concept, Kölner Konzept, Cystric Vibrosis, Mukoviszidose
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GID: 1786; Last update: 21.01.2009

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)

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

Professional Articles (2008)

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

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

Author: Schönau E, Langensiepen S, Junghänel S, Semler O (Publikation aus 2008)
Source: Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, 2008; 7: 438-442
Keywords: CP, OI, SMA, Cologne Concept, Kölner Konzept
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GID: 1534; Last update: 14.10.2008

Professional Articles (2008)

Auf die Beine - mit integrativer funktioneller Physiotherapie

Author: O Semler, S Langensiepen, E Schönau
Source: Praxis der Kinder-Reha 1 (2008) 31 - 34, 2008; 1: 31-34
GID: 1409; Last update: 23.07.2008

Research 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, Mechanography
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GID: 1382; Last update: 22.07.2008
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Research 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

Press Comments (2008)

Astronauten-Trainer hilft Kindern

Source: Bild am Sonntag, 2008; 24.2.: 47
GID: 1300; Last update: 31.03.2008

Research 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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Press Comments (2003)

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

Author: Weinbauer GF
Source: Mitteilungen der Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie, 2003; 27/3:
GID: 631; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Hufeland-Preis für Kölner Forschungsgruppe - Neuer Erkenntnisse zur Prävention der osteoporose

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

Author: unik
Source: Kölner Universitäts Jurnal, 2003; 2:
GID: 626; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Hufelandpreis Zeitungartikel

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

Source: Mobiles Leben, 2003;
GID: 623; Last update: 04.01.2008

Press Comments (2003)

Hufelandpreis Zeitungartikel

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

Author: sk
Source: Pädiartische Nachrichten, 2003;
GID: 622; Last update: 04.01.2008

Press Comments (2003)

Hufeland-Preis 2002: Bewegung ist Osteoporose-Präventation

Author: dah
Source: Rheinisches Ärzteblatt, 2003;
GID: 621; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Press Comments (2006)

Hauptsache Gesund: Trainings-System Galileo

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

Source: MDR, 2006;
GID: 604; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Press Comments (2007)

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

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

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

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 (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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Research 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

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 (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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Research 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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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 (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 (2002)

The effects of vibration on human performance and hormonal profile

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

Press Comments (2006)

Laufen möchte ich

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

Author: Landschek I
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2006; 1: 14-15
GID: 331; Last update: 02.12.2007

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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Professional Articles (2006)

Die Vibrationsbehandlung - innovative Wege in Therapie und Training von Muskelfunktionen

Bewegung ist gesund, Bewegungsmangel macht krank: Allgemeinplätze? Interessant und herausfordernd wird es, sobald Details zur Diskussion stehen. Welche Art von Bewegung? Wie oft, wie viel, wie stark, wie lange weiter...

Author: Runge M (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: Bewegungstherapie und Gesundheitssport, 2006; 22: 1-5
Keywords: Gaggenau Studie
GID: 324; Last update: 02.12.2007

Professional Articles (2007)

Muskeltraining bei SMA-Patient erfolgreich

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

Author: Stark, C Hermes R, Semler O, Schönau E
Source: Zeitschrift für Physiotherapeuten, 2007; 59: 340-345
Keywords: Kölner Konzept
GID: 323; Last update: 02.12.2007

Press Comments (2006)

Auf die Beine

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

Author: Karl M (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: Alexianer, 2006; 12: 24-25
GID: 322; Last update: 02.12.2007

Press Comments (2007)

Auf die Beine

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

Author: Reiser U (Artikel aus 2006)
Source: 2007; 14-17
GID: 321; Last update: 02.12.2007
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Professional Articles (2004)

Von der Raumfahrt zur Kinderklinik

Author: Schönau E
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2004; 4: 12-13
GID: 314; Last update: 02.12.2007

Professional Articles (2005)

Verbesserung der Muskulatur und der Knochen bei Kindern mit Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Author: Semler O, Schönau E
Source: Osteoporose und Rheuma Aktuell, 2005; 1: 7-9
GID: 313; 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
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Research 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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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
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GID: 266; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research 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

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
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GID: 169; Last update: 02.12.2007

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
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GID: 211; Last update: 01.12.2007

Professional Articles (1999)

Vibrationstraining für Rücken und Beine

Durch Vibrationen können Kontraktionen der Muskulatur ausgelöst werden, die den Muskel kräftigen und ihn wieder in seine natürlichen Funktionszusammenhang bringen. Das Training von Rücken und Beinen erfolg weiter...

Author: Rittweger J
Source: Mobiles Leben, 1999; 2:
GID: 206; Last update: 01.12.2007

Research 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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