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OBJECTIVE We investigated acute bone turnover marker (BTM) responses to high-intensity resistance exercise with and without whole-body vibration (WBV) in young men (n=10). METHODS In this randomized crossover study, subjects performed 2 protocols separated by 2-week wash out periods: 1) resistance exercise only (RE) (3 sets 10 repetitions 80% 1RM for 9(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine association between muscle strength, jump test performance, muscle mass, bone mineral density (BMD), and bone strength in older adults. METHODS Sixty individuals (55-75 years) participated. Leg press strength and bilateral hip abduction strength were evaluated by one repetition-maximum testing. Jump power (JPow) and jump height (JHt)(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to review the literature about the effect of whole body vibration exercise in the BMD in patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis without medications. METHODS A systematic review was performed. RESULTS The frequency of the mechanical vibration used in the protocols has varied from 12 to 90 Hz. The time used in the(More)
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