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Power Plate® and the Treatment of Pre-hypertension and Hypertension

Whole body vibration improves heart function, helping treat pre-hypertension and hypertension.
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Whole Body Vibration Enhances Recovery After ACL Reconstruction

Whole Body Vibration Expedites and Improves Recovery of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Rupture and Subsequent Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery.

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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. These effects may persist for some time following whole body vibration use.
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Whole Body Vibration Training Builds Bone

The Effect of Power Plate® Training on Bone Mineral Density, Muscles Strength and Power, and Fat Loss in Postmenopausal Women.
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Effect of long-term Whole Body Vibration Training on Visceral Adipose Tissue

This study shows that Whole Body Vibration training may have the potential to reduce Visceral Adipose Tissue more than aerobic exercise in obese adults, possibly making it a meaningful addition to future weight loss programs.

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The Effect of Power Plate® Training on Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Muscle Strength in the Elderly

Power Plate training in older individuals leads to significant enhancements in cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength.

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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.
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Power Plate® Training Can Reduce Abdominal Fat in Overweight and Obese Adults

Adding Power Plate® training to a hypocaloric diet can help to achieve a sustained long term weight loss and can reduce visceral adipose tissue in obese adults more than aerobic exercise alone.

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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.
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Power Plate® Training Increases Strength and Muscle Mass in Older Men

One Year of Power Plate® Exercise Showed a Significant Increase in Muscle Mass, Isometric and Explosive Strength in Older Men.
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The Effects of Power Plate® Training on Fall Prevention in the Elderly

Power Plate Training Results in Reduced Fall Frequency and Improvement of the Response to Surface Rotations.
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Regular Massage on a Power Plate® Can Help Improve Circulation

Research from Loma Linda University (USA) Shows that Massage Exercises on a Power Plate Can Help Improve Skin Blood Flow

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Power Plate® for Anti-Aging and Regenerative Hormonal Response

Researchers have begun to look at reflexive movement as a gateway to stimulate the natural anti-aging effect in the human body.
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Precision: Why Medical and Sports- Performance Professionals Prefer Power Plate®

When the body makes a neurological change in motor learning/skill development, precise repetition is required and with whole body vibration, vibration precision is key to effectiveness.

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Single-dose effects of whole body vibration on quadriceps strength in individuals with motor-incomplete spinal cord injury

This blinded, randomized controlled trial of 25 people examined the effects of a single session of whole body vibration in motor incomplete spinal cord injury. The results suggest that even a single session of whole body vibration can result in short term increases in strength.

Effect of whole-body vibration on quadriceps spasticity in individuals with spastic hypertonia due to spinal cord injury.

This study examined the effects of whole body vibration on spasticity in spinal cord injury. Improvements in spasticity was noted following treatment and the effects persisted for at least eight days.
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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
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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 improvement in motor scores with whole body vibration treatment, with improvement in tremor and rigidity scores.
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Whole Body Vibration Exercise Protocol versus a Standard Exercise Protocol after ACL Reconstruction: A Clinical Randomized Controlled Trial with Short Term Follow-Up.

A randomized controlled study of 40 patients following ACL reconstruction with one group using whole body vibration and another using traditional post operative exercise showed no difference in outcomes despite a 50% reduction in time spent exercising with whole body vibration, suggesting a significantly more efficient training approach with whole body vibration. In addition, the whole body vibration group showed significantly better results in the stability test.

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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.
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Whole Body Vibration Helps Reduce Cellulite

Research Shows Exercising on a Whole Body Vibration Platform Helps Eliminate the Appearance of Cellulite
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Power Plate® Training Proves Effective for the Elderly

Power Plate® training Increases Knee-Extension Strength and Speed of Movement in Older Women
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Strength Gains and Higher Jumps with Power Plate® Training

Research Shows Power Plate Training Results in Strength Gains and Improved Vertical Jump Height in 12 Weeks.
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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 improve postural control and be as effective as conventional resistance training to improve lower body strength.
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Experimental Evidence of the Tonic Vibration Reflex during Whole-Body Vibration of the Loaded and Unloaded Leg

This research examines experimental evidence for the tonic vibration reflex
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Power Plate® Training Useful After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Improves Proprioception and Balance More Than Conventional Training in Athletes Who Have Undergone ACL Reconstruction.
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Whole-Body Vibration Augments Resistance Training Effects on Body Composition in Postmenopausal Women

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of resistance training in conjunction with Whole Body Vibration on body composition in sedentary postmenopausal women.
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The effects of whole-body vibration on muscle strength and power: a meta-analysis

This review article concluded that adding whole body vibration to an exercise program caused greater improvements in muscle strength and countermovement jump performance.

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Effects of Power Plate® Training on Sprint Running Kinematics and Explosive Strength Performance

Whole body vibration stimulates the sensory receptors and the afferent pathways, leading to a more efficient use of the stretch reflex

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Strength Gains and Higher Jumps with Power Plate® Training

Research Shows Power Plate Training Results in Strength Gains and Improved Vertical Jump Height in 12 Weeks.
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