Backed By World Wide Research!

Considerable research has been conducted on WBV for decades. Over 30 universities across the world have produced studies on Vibration Training and research is currently underway in Australia and New Zealand.

Athletic Performance

New trends in training science: The use of vibrations for enhancing performance.
(C. Bosco et al – New Studies in Athletics, 1999)

Adaptive responses of human skeletal muscle to vibration exposure.
(C. Bosco et al – Clinical Physiology, 1999)

Acute Whole Body Vibration Training increases vertical jump and flexibility performance in elite female hockey players.
(D.J. Cochrane, S.R. Stannard – British Journal Sports Medicine, 2005)

Muscle Power and Strength

Human skeletal muscle structure and function preserved by Vibration muscle exercise following 55 days of bed rest. (D. Blotner et al – European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2006)

High-frequency Vibration Training increases muscle power in postmenopausal women.
(C.R. Russo et al – Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003)

Metabolic Changes

Hormonal responses to Whole Body Vibration in men.
(C. Bosco et al – European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2000)

The effects of vibration on human performance and hormonal profile.
(C. Lammel et al – Doctoral Thesis, Semmelwies University Budapest, 2002)

Whole Body Vibration exercise leads to alterations in muscle blood volume.
(K. Kerschan, Dschindl et al – Clinical Physiology, 2001)

Senior Performance

Effects of Whole Body Vibration Training on cardio respiratory fitness and muscle strength in older individuals (A 1-year randomised controlled trial).
(A.C. Bogaerts; C. Delecluse; A.L. Claessens; T. Troosters; S. Boonen; S.M. Verschueren – Age & Ageing, 2009)

Whole Body Vibration exercise in the elderly people. (T. Akiyama, J. Kawanishi, H. Norimatsu – IBMS-JSBMR. P506F, 2003)

Effect of 6-Month Whole Body Vibration Training on Hip Density, Muscle Strength and Postural Control in Postmeno pausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study.
(Verschueren, Roelants et al – Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Vol. 19 (3), 2004)

Rehabilitation

Effect of 6-Month Whole Body Vibration Training on Hip Density, Muscle Strength and Postural Control in Postmeno pausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study.
(Verschueren, Roelants et al – Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Vol. 19 (3), 2004)

Whole-body vibration improves walking function in individuals with spinal cord injury: a pilot study.
(Ness and Field-Fote – Journal: Gait & Posture, 2009)

A comparative study of whole body vibration training and conventional training on knee pro-prioception and pos tural stability after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
(Moezy, Olvaei et al – British Journal of Sports and Medicine, 2008)

Further research is readily available on the internet. A good site to refer to is www.pubmed.com