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Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Alentorn-Geli E, Padilla J, Moras G, Lázaro Haro C, Fernández-Solà J. Laboratory of Biomechanics, INEF-Exercise and Sport Sciences School, University of Barcelona, Spain. ealentorngelifm@yahoo.es Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a 6-week traditional exercise program with supplementary whole-body
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Iwamoto J, Takeda T, Sato Y, Uzawa M. Department of Sports Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. jiwamoto@sc.itc.keio.ac.jp BACKGROUND AND AIMS Exercise may enhance the effect of alendronate on bone mineral density (BMD) and reduce chronic back pain
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Whole Body Vibration Studies Learn about studies of the physiologic effects of whole body vibration exercise on young and older people, nursing home residents, geriatric patients, postmenopausal women and the elderly. Physiologic effects include changes in oxygen uptake, gait, posture,
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Bruyere O, Wuidart MA, Di Palma E, Gourlay M, Ethgen O, Richy F, Reginster JY. WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Disorders, Liege, Belgium. olivier.bruyere@ulg.ac.be OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of whole body vibration in the elderly.
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Verschueren SM, Roelants M, Delecluse C, Swinnen S, Vanderschueren D, Boonen S. Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Kinesiology, Faculteit Lichamelijke Opvoeding en Kinesitherapie, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium. High-frequency mechanical strain seems to stimulate bone strength in animals. In this
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