The effects of whole-body vibration training in aging adults: a systematic review.

@article{Merriman2009TheEO,
  title={The effects of whole-body vibration training in aging adults: a systematic review.},
  author={Harold L. Merriman and Kurt Jackson},
  journal={Journal of geriatric physical therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={134-45}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Whole-body vibration (WBV), has become increasingly popular as a form of exercise training. WBV involves the application of a vibratory stimulus to the entire body as opposed to local stimulation of specific muscle groups. The purpose of this review was to assess the evidence concerning the effectiveness of WBV training studies on bone density, muscle performance, balance, and functional mobility in older adults and to discuss potential precautions, safety concerns, and… CONTINUE READING

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