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Research Studies (2020)

Urinary Incontinence

Author: Volker Viereck, Marianne Gamper
Source: Manual of Vibration Exercise and Vibration Therapy, 2020; Springer Nature: 329-335
GID: 5217; Last update: 04.11.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Effects of 8 weeks of bed rest with or without resistance exercise intervention on the volume of the muscle tissue and the adipose tissues of the thigh.

The present study aims to investigate the effects of 8 weeks of bed rest, with or without resistance exercise intervention, on the volumes of muscle tissue and the intramuscular, intermuscular, and subcutaneous weiter...

Author: Ogawa M, Belavy DL, Yoshiko A, Armbrecht G, Miokovic T, Felsenberg D, Akima H
Source: Physiol Rep, 2020; 8(18): e14560, PMID: 32951335
GID: 5210; Last update: 19.10.2020

Research Studies (2020)

Twelve Weeks of Whole Body Vibration Training Improve Regucalcin, Body Composition and Physical Fitness in Postmenopausal Women: A Pilot Study.

(1) Background: Regucalcin or senescence marker protein 30 (SMP30) is a Ca(2+) binding protein discovered in 1978 with multiple functions reported in the literature. However, the impact of exercise training on weiter...

Author: Perez-Gomez J, Adsuar JC, Garcia-Gordillo MA, Munoz P, Romo L, Maynar M, Gusi N, P C R
Source: Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2020; 17(11): E3940, PMID: 32498351
Keywords: SMP30
GID: 5142; Last update: 16.06.2020
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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 (2020)

Effects of Whole Body Vibration Training on the Physical Function of the Frail Elderly: an open, randomised control trial.

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the feasibility and benefits of Whole Body Vibration (WBV) exercise as a safe and effective training-tool for countering sarcopenia and age-related declines in mobility and function in weiter...

Author: Wadsworth D, Lark S
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2020; 101(7): 1111-1119, PMID: 32145279
Keywords: Balance, Gait, Muscle Function
#GRFS170, #GRFS174
GID: 5065; Last update: 10.03.2020

Research Studies (2019)

Muscle wasting and function after muscle activation and early protocol-based physiotherapy: an explorative trial.

BACKGROUND: Early mobilization improves physical independency of critically ill patients at hospital discharge in a general intensive care unit (ICU)-cohort. We aimed to investigate clinical and molecular bene weiter...

Author: Wollersheim T, Grunow JJ, Carbon NM, Haas K, Malleike J, Ramme SF, Schneider J, Spies CD, Mardian S, Mai K, Spuler S, Fielitz J, Weber-Carstens S
Source: J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 2019; 10(4): 734-747, PMID: 31016887
Keywords: Sepsis; Early mobilization; ICU-acquired weakness; Neuromuscular electrical stimulation; Whole-body vibration; Protocolbased physiotherapy
GID: 4898; Last update: 29.04.2019
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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 (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 (2017)

ERS International Congress 2017: a peek of outstanding abstracts from the clinical assembly.

This review highlights a selection of abstracts from the 2017 ERS International Congress in Milan presented by the clinical assembly"s groups of interventional pulmonology, general practice and primary care and weiter...

Author: Kahn N, Andrianopoulos V, Mekov E, Herth FJF
Source: J Thorac Dis, 2017; 9(Suppl 16): 1526-1531, PMID: 29255633
Keywords: COPD
GID: 4583; Last update: 14.01.2018
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Research Studies (2017)

Effect of whole-body vibration exercise in preventing falls and fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of whole-body vibration exercise (WBV) on fracture risk in adults >/=50 years of age. DESIGN: A systematic review and meta-analysis calculating relative risk ratios, fall weiter...

Author: Jepsen DB, Thomsen K, Hansen S, Jorgensen NR, Masud T, Ryg J
Source: BMJ Open, 2017; 7(12): e018342, PMID: 29289937
Keywords: Metaanalysis
GID: 4570; Last update: 08.01.2018
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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 (2017)

The effect of long-term confinement and the efficacy of exercise countermeasures on muscle strength during a simulated mission to Mars: data from the Mars500 study.

BACKGROUND: Isolation and long duration spaceflight are associated with musculoskeletal deconditioning. Mars500 was a unique, high-fidelity analogue of the psychological challenges of a 520-day manned mission t weiter...

Author: Gaffney CJ, Fomina E, Babich D, Kitov V, Uskov K, Green DA
Source: Sports Med Open, 2017; 3(1): 40, PMID: 29134470
Keywords: Mars500, Confinement, Muscle strength, Spaceflight, Ground-based analogue, Spaceflight analogue, Intervention
GID: 4564; Last update: 20.11.2017
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Research Studies (2017)

Effects of whole body vibration training and mental training on mobility, neuromuscular performance, and muscle strength in older men.

This study was designed to evaluate the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise, mental training (MT), and the concurrent effect of WBV and MT on lower body balance, neuromuscular performance, and leg m weiter...

Author: Goudarzian M, Ghavi S, Shariat A, Shirvani H, Rahimi M
Source: J Exerc Rehabil, 2017; 13(5): 573-580, PMID: 29114533
GID: 4553; Last update: 14.11.2017
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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: Metastudie
GID: 4475; Last update: 26.07.2017
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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
#GRFS64
GID: 4447; Last update: 22.05.2017
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Research Studies (2017)

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

Author: Jung W, Yeo SM, Choi DS, Lee A, Park W, Chang WH, Kim YH
Source: Korean Society for NeuroRehabilitation, 2017;
Keywords: Stroke, Cortical Activity
#GRFS67
GID: 4387; Last update: 21.03.2017

Research Studies (2017)

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

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

Author: Gloeckl R, Jarosch I, Bengsch U, Claus M, Schneeberger T, Andrianopoulos V, Christle JW, Hitzl W, Kenn K
Source: Respir Med, 2017; 126: 17-24, PMID: 28427544
Keywords: COPD, Muslce Power, Balance, Mechanography
#GRFS144
GID: 4386; Last update: 20.03.2017

Press Comments (2017)

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

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

Source: Med. Tribune, 2017; 52/10:
GID: 4378; Last update: 10.03.2017

Research Studies (2017)

EMG activity of upper limb on spinal cord injury individuals during whole-body vibration.

Whole-body vibration (WBV) has shown positive results increasing electromyographic (EMG) activity and strength in a healthy population when applied to upper and lower limbs. The aim of this study was to verify weiter...

Author: Da Silva U, Villagra HA, Oliva LL, Marconi NF
Source: Physiol Int, 2017; 103(3): 361-367, PMID: 28229644
Keywords: SCI
GID: 4371; Last update: 24.02.2017

Research Studies (2017)

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

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

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

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

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

Author: Choi ET, Kim YN, Cho WS, Lee DK
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2016; 28(11): 3149-3152, PMID: 27942138
Keywords: Visual control whole body vibration exercise, Balance, Gait, Stroke
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GID: 4326; Last update: 11.01.2017
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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 (2018)

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

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

Author: Ebing J, Gast U, Hauptmann C, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL
Source: J Strength Cond Res, 2018; 32(1): 27-36, PMID: 27893474
Keywords: Galileo vs. Power Plate, 15m Sprint, mscuel power, Jump Height
#GRFS83
GID: 4294; Last update: 29.11.2016

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
#GRFS14
GID: 4232; Last update: 14.09.2016
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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
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GID: 4212; Last update: 13.09.2016
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Research Studies (2016)

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

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

Author: Shin S, Lee K, Song C
Source: J Phys Ther Sci, 2016; 27(12): 3923-8, PMID: 26834381
Keywords: Single leg vertical jump, Symmetry, Whole body vibration
#GRFS77
GID: 4076; Last update: 16.02.2016

Research Studies (2016)

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

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

Author: Lee JS, Kim CY, Kim HD
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2016; 95(8): 608-17, PMID: 26829094
Keywords: Hemiplegia,Motor Recovery,Task-Related Training, Upper Extremity,Whole-Body Vibration
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GID: 4077; Last update: 16.02.2016

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
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GID: 3953; Last update: 21.07.2015

Scientific Publications (2013)

Minimal intensity physical activity (standing and walking) of longer duration improves insulin action and plasma lipids more than shorter periods of moderate to vigorous exercise (cycling) in sedentary subjects when energy expenditure is comparable.

BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies suggest that excessive sitting time is associated with increased health risk, independent of the performance of exercise. We hypothesized that a daily bout of exercise cannot weiter...

Author: Duvivier BM, Schaper NC, Bremers MA, van Crombrugge G, Menheere PP, Kars M, Savelberg HH
Source: PLoS One, 2013; 8(2): e55542, PMID: 23418444
Keywords: often standing and walking during working day much better than intensive workout after long sitting
GID: 3874; Last update: 12.05.2015
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Fundamental Studies (2015)

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

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

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

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

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

Author: Hewitt J, Refshauge KM, Goodall S, Henwood T, Clemson L
Source: Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2014; 9: 369-376
GID: 3480; Last update: 25.02.2014
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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
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GID: 3455; Last update: 05.02.2014

Fundamental Studies (2013)

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

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

Author: Lee K, Lee S, Song C
Source: Tohoku J Exp Med, 2013; 231(4): 305-14, PMID: 24334483
Keywords: Muscle Power, Balance, HbA1c, Diabetes, Flexibility
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GID: 3411; Last update: 08.01.2014

Research Studies (2013)

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

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

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

Research Studies (2012)

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

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

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

Research Studies (2013)

Vibration or Balance Training on Neuromuscular Performance in Osteopenic Women.

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

Author: Stolzenberg N, Belavý DL, Rawer R, Felsenberg D.
Source: Int J Sports Med., 2013; 34(11): 956-62, PMID: 23549694
Keywords: osteoporosis menopause whole body vibration ground reaction force
GID: 3192; Last update: 06.06.2013

Research Studies (2013)

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

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

Author: Stolzenberg N, Belavy DL, Rawer R, Felsenberg D
Source: Gait Posture, 2013; 38(3): 416-20, PMID: 23375357
GID: 3134; Last update: 13.03.2013

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)

Bewegung auf Rezept

Source: fit & gesund – Revue für die Frau, 2012; 4: 28-31
GID: 3040; Last update: 10.09.2012

Research Studies (2012)

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

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

Author: Adsuar JC, Del Pozo-Cruz B, Parraca JA, Olivares PR, Gusi N
Source: J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 2012; 52(1): 85-91, PMID: 22327091
Keywords: Balance, Fybromyalgia
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GID: 2960; Last update: 11.05.2012

Research Studies (2012)

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

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

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

Press Comments (2012)

Muskelschwäche vorbeugen – Mobilität ist keine Frage des Alters

Source: Intelligenzblatt Erding, 2012; 01.12.:
GID: 2925; Last update: 22.03.2012

Press Comments (2012)

Aktiv und bewusst leben

Der extra-Thementipp zum Thema "Lebensfreude im Alter". Senioren sollten in ihrer Freizeit engagiert bleiben – sportlich und auch sozial. weiter...

Source: Marburg extra, 2012; 22.02.:
GID: 2928; Last update: 22.03.2012

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)

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

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

Author: Herrero AJ, Martin J, Martin T, Garcia-Lopez D, Garatachea N, Jimenez B, Marin PJ
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging, 2011; 31(2): 139-44, PMID: 21078065
Keywords: Blood-flow, Ataxia, Perceived Exertion, EMG, EMG activation
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GID: 2735; Last update: 15.09.2011

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
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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
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GID: 2683; Last update: 26.07.2011

Research Studies (2011)

Physiotherapie in Kombination mt Vibrationstherapie Eine sinnvolle Therapieoption?

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

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
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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)
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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)

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

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

Author: Ritzmann R, Kramer A, Gruber M, Gollhofer A, Taube W
Source: Eur J Appl Physiol., 2010; 110(1): 143-51, PMID: 20419311
Keywords: Strech Reflex, EMG, latency, Movement Artefact
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GID: 2242; Last update: 28.04.2010

Scientific Publications (2009)

Changes in muscle mass and strength after menopause

Menopause is associated with a natural decline in estrogen, that increases visceral fat mass, decreases bone mass density, muscle mass, and strength. This review will examine the role of menopause transition an weiter...

Author: Maltais ML, Desroches J, Dionne IJ
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2009; 9(4): 186-97, PMID: 19949277
GID: 2108; Last update: 18.12.2009
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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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Vibrationen gegen Rückenschmerzen

Auch bei verspannten Muskeln kann das Trainingsgerät Galileo helfen. Dabei steht der Patient auf einer Vibrationsplatte und muss mit seinen Muskeln die schnelle, seitenalternierende Bewegung der Platte ausglei weiter...

Source: Die Welt Online, 2007;
GID: 1961; Last update: 28.09.2009
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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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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 (2009)

Physiotherapie

Author: Juliane Morawe
Source: pt_interdisziplinär, 2009; 2: 14-15
Keywords: Physiotherapie
GID: 1967; Last update: 28.09.2009

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
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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: swissinfo.ch, 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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Vibrationstraining befreit von Beckenbodenschwäche

Dauer: 12 Wochen Studie: Geprüft wurde das Verfahren bei 90 Frauen mit Becknbodenschwäche in einer multizentrischen Studie nahm ein Drittel der Frauen zuerst an einem herkömmlichen Beckenbodentraining u weiter...

Author: Viereck V
GID: 1871; Last update: 30.07.2009
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Vibrationen für starke Muskeln und starke Knochen

Für den Weltraum erprobt, auf der Erde bewährt: Vibrationstherapie zum Knochen- und Muskelaufbau - für Sportler, aber vor allem für Patienten mit Osteoporose und Rückenproblemen. weiter...

Author: Stefan Brunner
Source: BIO, 2009; 1: 86-88
Keywords: Osteoporose, Geriatrie, Beckenbodentraining, Rückenschmerz, Schlaganfall, Parkinson, BBR,
GID: 1748; Last update: 18.03.2009

Research Studies (2009)

Whole-body vibration dosage alters leg blood flow

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

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

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

Research Studies (2001)

Epidemiology of falls

Author: Masud T, Morris RO
Source: Age Ageing., 2001; 30 Suppl 4: 3-7, PMID: 11769786
GID: 1617; Last update: 19.11.2008
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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 (2007)

Leisure physical activity and the risk of fracture in men

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

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

The Response of Elderly Female fast Gait to Whole Body Vibration

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

Author: Lorentzen HC
Source: Thesis, 2007;
Keywords: Galileo (Eigenbau)
GID: 1443; Last update: 22.08.2008

Press Comments (2008)

Gut geschüttelt

Muskeltraining Vibrationstrainingsgeräte helfen Astronauten, Sportlern und Osteoporose-Patienten. Doch sie sind umstritten weiter...

Author: Forschung und Wissen
Source: Apotheken Umschau, 2008; 1. Februar: 84-85
GID: 1299; Last update: 31.03.2008

Research Studies (2004)

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

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

Author: Runge M, Rittweger J, Russo CR, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D
Source: Clin Physiol Funct Imaging., 2004; 24(6): 335-40, PMID: 15522042
GID: 1148; Last update: 28.02.2008
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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

Scientific Publications (2006)

Can exercise prevent osteoporosis

Commonly used definitions of osteoporosis rely upon the measurement of bone mass or bone mineral density and regard the difference between osteopenia and osteoporosis as gradual. An alternative definition has b weiter...

Author: Rittweger J
Source: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact., 2006; 6(2): 162-6, PMID: 16849827
GID: 1071; Last update: 01.02.2008
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Press Comments (2003)

Terrestischer Astronaut

Für die Vorbereitung der ersten bemannten Mars Mission weiter...

Source: Zentrum für Muskel- und Knochenforschung, FU Berlin, 2003;
Keywords: BBR
GID: 647; Last update: 05.01.2008
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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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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 (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

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Galileo hilft Alten, Austronauten und Gelähmten

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

Author: Schnedler L
Source: Leonberger Kreiszeitung, 2004;
Keywords: BBR
GID: 611; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Vibrationstraining für Rücken und Beine

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

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Hufeland-Preis 2002: Bewegung ist Osteoporose-Präventation

Author: dah
Source: Rheinisches Ärzteblatt, 2003;
GID: 621; Last update: 04.01.2008
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Hufelandpreis Zeitungartikel

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

Author: sk
Source: Pädiartische Nachrichten, 2003;
GID: 622; 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)

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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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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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 (2003)

Trainingsbedingte Anpassungen in der Knochengeometrie bei osteopenischen Frauen

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

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

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

Scientific Publications (2006)

Vibration exercise makes your muscles and bones stronger: fact or fiction

Vibration transmitted to the whole body or part of it has been extensively studied in relation to the risks to the health and safety of workers. These studies have highlighted the particular danger of lower-bac weiter...

Author: Cardinale M, Rittweger J
Source: J Br Menopause Soc., 2006; 12(1): 12-8, PMID: 16513017
GID: 572; Last update: 18.12.2007

Research Studies (2007)

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

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

Author: Rees S, Murphy A, Watsford M
Source: J Aging Phys Act., 2007; 15(4): 367-81, PMID: 18048942
Keywords: elderly mobility
GID: 573; Last update: 18.12.2007

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 (2006)

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

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

Author: Gusi N, Raimundo A, Leal A
Source: BMC Musculoskelet Disord., 2006; 7: 92, PMID: 17137514
Keywords: Knochenzuwchacs, Bone growth
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GID: 338; Last update: 17.12.2007
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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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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 (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 (2005)

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

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

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

Research Studies (2005)

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

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

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

Research Studies (2003)

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

Author: von der Heide S, Emons G, Hilgers R, Viereck V
Source: international urology conference, 2003;
GID: 349; Last update: 06.12.2007

Research Studies (2004)

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

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

Author: Lammel C
Source: Dissertation,, 2004;
Keywords: elderly power
GID: 398; Last update: 06.12.2007
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Research Studies (2003)

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

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

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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Positive Bilanz endostalen Remodelings unter maximaler muskulärer Koaktivierung bei postmenopausalen Frauen

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

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

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

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

Author: Kleinmond C, Hartard M, Haas W, Zelger O, Jeschke D
Source: 37. Deutscher Kongresses für Sportmedizin und Prävention, Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, 2001;
GID: 395; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Stellenwert verschiedener Trainingsprogramme in der Prävention der Osteoporose

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

Author: Siegrist M
Source: Dissertation, Technische Universität München , Fakultät für Sportwissenschaften, 2003;
Keywords: elderly osteo
GID: 399; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Research Studies (2002)

Randomisierter Vergleich von zwei Formen des Krafttrainings zur Prävention des Osteoporeose

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

Author: Hartard M, Häring S, Schwaiger M, Bottermann P, Kowolik J, Schießl H, Kleinmond C, Jeschke D
Source: International Journal of Sports Medicine, 2002; 154
GID: 400; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Einfluss einer speziellen Form des Krafttrainings im Vergleich und in Kombination mit einer Hormonersatztherapie auf die Knochenmassen

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

Author: Hartard M, Schiessl H, Kleinmond C, Lindbüchl S, Jeschke D
Source: 37. Deutscher Kongresses für Sportmedizin und Prävention, Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, 2001;
Keywords: HRT
GID: 401; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Research Studies (2000)

Long Term effects of GALILEO 2000 - a new training device

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

Langzeiteffekte des GALILEO 2000

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

Author: Schlitter M, Hartard M, Häring S, Bartenstein P, Schießl H, Jeschke D
Source: International Course on Osteoporosis; Vienna, 1999;
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
GID: 207; Last update: 05.12.2007
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Research Studies (2004)

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

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

Author: van Nes IJ, Geurts AC, Hendricks HT, Duysens J
Source: Am J Phys Med Rehabil., 2004; 83(11): 867-73, PMID: 15502741
Keywords: Stroke, Schlaganfall, Balance
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GID: 273; Last update: 04.12.2007

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 (2007)

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

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

Author: Cheung WH, Mok HW, Qin L, Sze PC, Lee KM, Leung KS
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil., 2007; 88(7): 852-7, PMID: 17601464
Keywords: elderly balance, Sturtzrisiko, fall risk
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GID: 346; Last update: 04.12.2007

Research Studies (2003)

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

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

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

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

Author: Bruyere O, Wuidart MA, Di Palma E, Reginster JY
Source: 67th Annual Meeting of American College of Rheumatology, 2003;
GID: 368; Last update: 04.12.2007

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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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 (2005)

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

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

Scientific Publications (2003)

High-frequency vibration training increases muscle power in postmenopausal women

OBJECTIVE: To test whether training on a high-frequency (28Hz) vibrating platform improves muscle power and bone characteristics in postmenopausal women. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial with 6-month follow- weiter...

Author: Russo CR, Lauretani F, Bandinelli S, Bartali B, Cavazzini C, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L
Source: Arch Phys Med Rehabil., 2003; 84(12): 1854-7, PMID: 14669194
GID: 274; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research Studies (2005)

Multifactorial pathogenesis of falls as a basis for multifactorial interventions

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

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

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

Author: Bleeker MW, De Groot PC, Rongen GA, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, Smits P, Hopman MT
Source: J Appl Physiol., 2005; 99(4): 1293-300, PMID: 15932956
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 283; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research Studies (2006)

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

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

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

Research Studies (2004)

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

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

Author: Rittweger J, Felsenberg D
Source: 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2004; Poster 1145:
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 290; Last update: 02.12.2007
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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 (2006)

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

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

Author: Saggini R, Vecchiet J, Iezzi S, Racciatti D, Affaitati G, Bellomo RG, Pizzigallo E
Source: Eura Medicophys., 2006; 42(2): 97-102, PMID: 16767057
Keywords: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Power, Muscle Function,Gait Speed
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GID: 298; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research Studies (2007)

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

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

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

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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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

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

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 (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

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

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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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

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

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

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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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)

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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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

Press Comments (1998)

Training gegen Knochenschwund - Mangelnde Belastung führt zur Osteopenie

Mangelnde Belastung führt zur Osteopenie weiter...

Author: hka
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 1998;
GID: 184; Last update: 02.12.2007

Research Studies (2005)

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

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

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

Research Studies (2002)

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

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

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

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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Research Studies (2003)

Vibration therapy improves walk, balance in elderly

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

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

Press Comments (2007)

Training mit Vibration erhält die Muskelkraft

Vibrationstraining mit dem Gerät Home Galileo erhält die Muskelkraft und die Knochendichte in der Schwerelosigkeit, sagte Professor Dieter Felsenberg vom Zentrum für Muskel- und Knochenforschung (ZMK) an der weiter...

Author: ddp
Source: Deutsche Ärtztezeitung, 2007;
Keywords: BBR, Berlin BedRest Study, ESA, Galileo Space
GID: 178; Last update: 01.12.2007
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Research Studies (2005)

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

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

Author: Baumeister A
Source: Dissertation, 2005;
Keywords: Galileo Dumbbell, Galileo Hantel, Vibrationshantel, vibrating Bumbbell
GID: 182; Last update: 01.12.2007
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Research Studies (1999)

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

Author: Rößler O, Marsch S, Abendroth K, Meuser K, Hübscher J
Source: Osteologie Jena, 1999;
GID: 183; Last update: 01.12.2007
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Research Studies (2000)

Balance training and exercise in geriatric patients

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

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

Research Studies (2000)

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

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

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

Research Studies (1999)

Adaptive responses of human skeletal muscle to vibration exposure

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

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

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 (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

Press Comments (1999)

Rüttel-Tour zu Fitness und Wohlbefinden

Ulmer Pilot-Untersuchung mit bis zu 75-jährigen Frauen: Deutlicher Kraftzuwachs nach acht Wochen Training. Was den Starkickern des AC Mailand recht ist, ist jetzt auch bis zu 75-jährigen Gesundheitssportlern weiter...

Author: Vestewig K
Source: Haller Tagblatt, 1999;
GID: 214; Last update: 01.12.2007

Professional Articles (2000)

Rehabilition in der Osteologie. Sturzrisiko und Knochenfestigkeit - auf die Kombination kommt es an

Author: Runge M
Source: rheuma aktuell, 2000;
GID: 224; Last update: 01.12.2007

Press Comments (2002)

Physikalische Therapie bei Osteoporose - Interview mit M. Runge

Author: Runge M
Source: pharma-aktuell, 2002;
GID: 225; Last update: 01.12.2007

Press Comments (2001)

Vibrationsgerät "GALILEO" hilft Osteoporose-Patienten

Author: thr
Source: Braunschweiger-Zeitung, 2001;
GID: 230; Last update: 01.12.2007

Research Studies (1999)

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

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

Author: Bosco C, Cardinale M, Colli R, Tihanyi J, von Duvillard SP, Viru A
Source: Clinical Physiology, 1999; 19: 183-187
GID: 233; Last update: 01.12.2007

Professional Articles (2002)

Ein Sturz hat viele Väter

Author: Runge M
Source: Mobiles Leben, 2002; 1:
GID: 239; Last update: 01.12.2007

Professional Articles (2002)

Sturzrisiko-Assessment: Diagnostik der neuromuskulären Regulation als notwendiger Bestandteil der Osteoporosediagnostik

(Englisch) The steep increase in the incidence of hip fractures and other fall-related fractures with advancing age is caused by the combination of fall frequency, fall mechanism and bone strength. This articl weiter...

Author: Runge M
Source: Osteologie, 2002; 11/1:
GID: 245; 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
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Die Muskeln als Determinate des erfolgreichen Alterns

Author: Runge M
Source: MedReport, 2003; 13: 12-13
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