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Diemen, A.(2002). Vibration Training: Mechanisms and possible mechanisms relating to structural adaptations and acute effects.

Kelderman J. (2001). The Power Plate; A new application in physical therapy?

Kleinöder H., Ziegler J., Bosse C., Mester J. Safety considerations in vibration training. Institute of Training and Movement Science, German Sport University Cologne.

Flexibilty / Mobility / Balance

Ishitake T., Miyazaki Y., Ando H. & Mataka T. (1999). Suppressive mechanism of gastric mobility by whole body vibration. International Arch. Occup. Environ. Health, 72, 469-474.

Miyamoto, K. Mori S. Tsuji S., Tanaka S., Kawamoto, M., Mashiba T., Komatsubara S., Akiyama T., Kawanishi J. & Norimatsu H. (2003). Whole body vibration exercise in the elderly people. IBMS-JSBMR Abstract P506.

Rauch F. & Rittweger J. (2002). What is new in neuro-musculoskeletal interactions? Journal Musculoskeletal Neuron Interact, 2 (5), 1-5.

Runge M., Rehfeld G., & Reswick E. (2000). Balance training and exercise in geriatric patients. Journal of Musculoskeletal Interactions, 1, 54-58.

Von der Heide S., Emons G., Hilgers R & Viereck V Effect on muscles of mechanical vibrations produced y the Galileo 2000 in combination with physical therapy in treating female stress urinary incontinence.


Mark A., MacDonald M., Rakobowchuck, M., Gordon, C., Blimkie, C. Metabolic and cardiovascular responses during whole body vibration (WBV) Exercise: a pilot study.

Bone Density

Bruyere O., Wuidart M.A. et al. (2003) Presentation: Controlled whole body vibrations improve health related quality of life in elderly patients. Orlando, FL: American College of Rheumatology: 2003 meeting, October 23-28, 2003: Abstract 1271.

Bruyere O., Wuidart M.A., di Plama E., Gourlay M., Ethgen O., Richy F. & Reginster J.Y. Controlled whole body vibrations to decrease fall risk and improve health related quality of life in elderly patients.

Falempin M. & In-Albon S.F. (1999). Influence of brief daily tendon vibration on rat soleus muscle in non weight bearing situation. Journal of Applied Physiology 87 (1), 3-9.

Flieger J., Karachalios T., Khaldi L., Raptou P. & Lyritis G. (1998). Mechanical stimulation in the form of vibration prevents postmenopausal bone loss in ovariectomized rats. Calcified Tissue International, 63, 510-514.

Hannan M.T., Rubin C.T., Cheng D. M., Swift C., Green E., Ryaby J. & D.P. Kiel. A pilot study to determine daily compliance of elderly women enrolled to stand on a low-level vibration platform system to treat osteoporosis.

Loon J. W. A. van, Veldhuijzen J. P. & Burger E. H. (1996). Bone And Spaceflight: an Overview. In Biological and Medical Research in Space, Edt D. moore, P. Bie and H. Oser. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Chapter 5, 259-299.

Rubin C., Xu G. & Judex S. (2001). Anobolic activity of bone tissue, suppressed by disuse, is normalized by brief exposure to extremely low magnitude mechanical stimuli. The FASEB Journal, 15, 2225-2229.

Pain Management

Gianutsos J. G., Ahn J.H., Oakes L.C., Richter E. F., Grynbaum B.B. & Thistle H.G. (2000). The effects of Whole Body Vibration on reflex-induced standing in persons with chronic and acute Spinal Cord Injury. New York School of Medicine at the AAPMR.

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

Blood Circulation

Kerschan-Schindl K., Grampp S., Henk C., Resch H., Preisinger E., Fialka-Moser V.& Imhof H. (2001). Whole-body vibration exercise leads to alterations in muscle blood volume. Clinical Physiology, 21, 377-382.

Hormonal Response

Bosco C., Jacovelli M., Tsarpela O., Cardinale M., Bonifazi M., Tihanyi J., Viru M., de Lorenzo A. & Viru A. (2000) Hormonal responses to whole-body vibration in men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 81, 449-454

Cardinale M. & Lim J. (2003). Electromyography Activity of Vastus Lateralis Muscle During Whole-Body Vibrations of Different Frequencies. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 17(3), 621–624.

Cardinale, M. (2002). The effects of vibration on human performance and hormonal profile. The Semmelweis University Doctoral School. Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Budapest.

Carroll, T.J. Riek S & Carson R.G. (2002) Neural Adaptation induced by resistance training in humans. Journal of Physiology, 544.2, 641-652.

Delecluse C., Roelants M. & Verschueren S. (2003) Strength increase after whole body vibration compared with resistance training. Official Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, 1033-1041.


Bosco C., Cardinale M., & Tsarpela O. (1999) Influence of vibration on mechanical power and electromyogram activity in human arm flexor muscles. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 79, 306-311

Bosco C., Cardinale M., Colli R., Tihanyi J., von Duvillard S.P. & Viru A. (1999) The influence of whole body vibration on the mechanical behavior of skeletal muscle. Clinical Physiology, 19, 183-187

Bosco C., Cardinale M., Tsarpela O. & Locatelli E. (1999) New trends in training science: The use of vibrations for enhancing performance. New Studies in Athletics, 4 (14), 55-62

Bosco C., Colli R., Introini E., Cardinale M., Tsarpela O., Madella A., Tihanyi J. & Viru A. (1999) Adaptive responses of human skeletal muscle to vibration exposure. Clinical Physiology,19, 183-187

Humphries B. & Warman G. The assessment of vibromyographical signals in the time and frequency domains during a fatigue protocol. The School of Health and Human Performance, Central Queensland University.

Issurin V.B. & Tenenbaum G. (1999). Acute and residual effects of vibratory stimulation on explosive force in elite and amateur athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 17,177-182.

Mester J. (2001). Knocken und Muskel, neue Welte, Vibrationsbelastung und Vibrationstraining im Spitzensport, Interdisciplinair Kongress mit Workshop: Radiologische Osteoporosediagnostik. Berlin, 1-3/11/2001.

Nishihihira, Y. Iwasaki T., Hatta, A., Wasaka T., Kaneda T., Kuroiwa K., Akiyama S., Kida, T. & Ryol K.S. (2002). Effect of whole body vibration stimulus and voluntary contraction on motoneuron pool. Japan Society of Exercise and Sports Physiology, Tsukuba, 83-86.

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