The Effect of Whole Body Vibration Exposure on Muscle Function in Children With Cystic Fibrosis: A Pilot Efficacy Trial

@inproceedings{OKeefe2013TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Whole Body Vibration Exposure on Muscle Function in Children With Cystic Fibrosis: A Pilot Efficacy Trial},
  author={Kaitlin O’Keefe and Rhonda Orr and Peite Huang and Hiran C Selvadurai and Peter J. Cooper and Craig Frank Munns and Maria Antoinette Fiatarone Singh},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine research},
  year={2013}
}
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-based WBV exposure. The participants were children (8 - 15 years) with CF (n = 7). INTERVENTION participants served as their own controls for the first four weeks (usual care), then underwent four weeks of parentally-supervised home-based WBV exposure followed by four weeks washout (usual… CONTINUE READING
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