Is Whole-body vibration beneficial for seniors?
This literature review of the effects of whole body vibration in the senior population concludes that whole body vibration can reduce fall risk and...
Power Plate® Training Useful After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Power Plate Training Improves Proprioception and Balance More Than Conventional Training in Athletes Who Have Undergone ACL Reconstruction.
Power Plate® Training Improves Walking Function in Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Consistent use of a Power Plate® machine can result in an increase in walking function as defined by walking speed.
The effectiveness of proprioceptive training for improving motor function: a systematic review
This review examined different forms of proprioceptive training. Improvements associated with vibration are noted.
The effects of random whole-body-vibration on motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease.
This crossover study of 68 Parkinson's patients examined the effect of whole body vibration on motor symptoms. There was a highly significant impro...
Effects of vibration on spasticity in individuals with spinal cord injury: a scoping systematic review.
Whole body vibration resulted in a decrease in spasticity in lasting 6-8 days after the last vibration session
Whole-body vibration improves walking function in individuals with spinal cord injury: a pilot study.
This pilot study of spinal cord injured people showed significantly improved walking speed, cadence and step length with whole body vibration. Thes...
The effectiveness of whole-body-vibration training in improving hamstring flexibility in physically active adults.
This review article found moderate evidence to support the use of whole body vibration to improve hamstring flexibility in active young adults.