Oct 1, 2010
October 2010: Shaking It Up

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Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR, Firth EC, Rittweger J. Comparing muscle temperature during static and dynamic squatting with and without whole-body vibration. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. May 11 2010.

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Marin PJ, Rhea MR. Effects of vibration training on muscle power: a meta-analysis. J Strength Cond Res. Mar 2010;24(3):871-878.

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Bunker DJ, Rhea MR, Simons T, Marin PJ. The Use of Whole-Body Vibration as a Golf Warm-Up. J Strength Cond Res. Mar 10 2010.

Dabbs NC, Brown LE, Coburn JW, Lynn SK, Biagini MS, Tran TT. Effect of Whole-Body Vibration Warm-Up on Bat Speed in Women Softball Players. J Strength Cond Res. Jul 30 2010.

Guggenheimer JD, Dickin DC, Reyes GF, Dolny DG. The effects of specific preconditioning activities on acute sprint performance. J Strength Cond Res. Jul 2009;23(4):1135-1139.

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Wyon M, Guinan D, Hawkey A. Whole-body vibration training increases vertical jump height in a dance population. J Strength Cond Res. Mar 2010;24(3):866-870.

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Cochrane DJ, Legg SJ, Hooker MJ. The short-term effect of whole-body vibration training on vertical jump, sprint, and agility performance. J Strength Cond Res. Nov 2004;18(4):828-832.

Jacobs PL, Burns P. Acute enhancement of lower-extremity dynamic strength and flexibility with whole-body vibration. J Strength Cond Res. Jan 2009;23(1):51-57.

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Machado A, Garcia-Lopez D, Gonzalez-Gallego J, Garatachea N. Whole-body vibration training increases muscle strength and mass in older women: a randomized-controlled trial. Scand J Med Sci Sports. Apr 2010;20(2):200-207.

von Stengel S, Kemmler W, Engelke K, Kalender WA. Effects of whole body vibration on bone mineral density and falls: results of the randomized controlled ELVIS study with postmenopausal women. Osteoporos Int. Mar 20 2010 Epub Ahead of Print.

Vissers D, Verrijken A, Mertens I, et al. Effect of Long-Term Whole Body Vibration Training on Visceral Adipose Tissue: A Preliminary Report. Obes Facts. 2010;3(2):93-100.

Hazell TJ, Thomas GW, Deguire JR, Lemon PW. Vertical whole-body vibration does not increase cardiovascular stress to static semi-squat exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol. Nov 2008;104(5):903-908.

Cochrane DJ, Stannard SR, Sargeant AJ, Rittweger J. The rate of muscle temperature increase during acute whole-body vibration exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol. Apr 8 2008.

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Davis R, Sanborn C, Nichols D, Bazett-Jones DM, Dugan EL. The effects of whole body vibration on bone mineral density for a person with a spinal cord injury: a case study. Adapt Phys Activ Q. Jan 2010;27(1):60-72.

Rees SS, Murphy AJ, Watsford ML. Effects of whole body vibration on postural steadiness in an older population. J Sci Med Sport. Jul 2009;12(4):440-444.

Rees SS, Murphy AJ, Watsford ML. Effects of whole-body vibration exercise on lower-extremity muscle strength and power in an older population: a randomized clinical trial. Phys Ther. Apr 2008;88(4):462-470.

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Rittweger J, Just K, Kautzsch K, Reeg P, Felsenberg D. Treatment of chronic lower back pain with lumbar extension and whole-body vibration exercise: a randomized controlled trial. Spine. Sep 1 2002;27(17):1829-1834.

Alentorn-Geli E, Padilla J, Moras G, Lazaro Haro C, Fernandez-Sola J. Six weeks of whole-body vibration exercise improves pain and fatigue in women with fibromyalgia. J Altern Complement Med. Oct 2008;14(8):975-981.

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Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hunter I, et al. Whole-body vibration strengthening compared to traditional strengthening during physical therapy in individuals with total knee arthroplasty. Physiother Theory Pract. May 2010;26(4):215-225.

Moezy A, Olyaei G, Hadian M, Razi M, Faghihzadeh S. A comparative study of whole body vibration training and conventional training on knee proprioception and postural stability after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Br J Sports Med. May 2008;42(5):373-378.

Melnyk M, Kofler B, Faist M, Hodapp M, Gollhofer A. Effect of a Whole-Body Vibration Session on Knee Stability. Int J Sports Med. Apr 9 2008.

Hopkins T, Pak JO, Robertshaw AE, Feland JB, Hunter I, Gage M. Whole body vibration and dynamic restraint. Int J Sports Med. May 2008;29(5):424-428.

Melnyk M, Schloz C, Schmitt S, Gollhofer A. Neuromuscular ankle joint stabilisation after 4-weeks WBV training. Int J Sports Med. Jun 2009;30(6):461-466.

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