Does acute whole-body vibration training improve the physical performance of people with knee osteoarthritis?

@article{Salmon2012DoesAW,
  title={Does acute whole-body vibration training improve the physical performance of people with knee osteoarthritis?},
  author={Jay R. Salmon and Jaimie A. Roper and Mark Tillman},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={2983-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a single session of whole-body vibration training (WBVT) on the physical performance of individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA) in 3 tests designed to simulate activities of daily living (ADLs). Fifteen individuals with symptomatic knee OA completed the Timed-Up-and-Go Test, step test, 20-m walk test, and visual analog scale (VAS) recordings of knee pain intensity. A main effect was detected for time to complete the step test (F[2,28… CONTINUE READING