Effect of Achilles tendon vibration on postural orientation

@article{Ceyte2007EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Achilles tendon vibration on postural orientation},
  author={Hadrien Ceyte and Corinne Cian and Raphael F Zory and Pierre-Alain Barraud and Alain Roux and Michel Guerraz},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={416},
  pages={71-75}
}

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Postural challenge and adaptation to vibration-induced disturbances

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Effects of tendon vibration during one-legged and two-legged stance in elderly individuals

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Tendon vibration during submaximal isometric strength and postural tasks

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Vibration stimulation effect on biomechanical variation of lower-limb joint according to vibration perception threshold

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