research projects

On this webpage you will find a number of references of research projects on controlled Whole Body Vibration, vibration plates and Maxuvibe. 



• Bosco C., Adaptive responses of human skeletal muscle to vibration exporsure, Biol. Sport 15, 1998, nr. 3 p. 157-164.

• Bosco C., Cardinale M., Colli R., Tihanyi J., von Duvillard S.P., Viru A., The influence of whole body vibration on the mechanical behavior of skeletal muscle, Clin. Physiol., 1999, nr. 19, p. 183-187.

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

• Bosco C., Cardinale M., Tsarpela O., Influence of vibration on mechanical power and electromyogram activity in human arm flexor muscles, Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. Occup. Physiol., Mar 1999; nr. 79 (4) p. 306-311.

• Bosco C., Colli R., Introini E., Cardinale M., Tsarpela O., Madella A., Tihanyi J., Viru A., Adaptive responses of human skeletal muscle to vibration exposure, Clin. Physiol., 1999B, nr. 19, p. 183-187.

• Rittweger J., Beller G., Felsenberg D., Acute physiological effects of exhaustive whole-body vibration exercise in man, Clin. Physiol., 2000, nr. 20 p. 134-142.

• Issurin V.B., Tenenbaum G., Acute and residual effects of vibratory stimulation on explosive force in elite and amateur athletes, J. Sports Sciences, 1999, nr. 17 p. 177-182.

Strength increase after whole body vibration compared with resistance training, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 2003, 1033-1041.

• Rittweger J., Mutschelknauss M., Felsenberg D., Acute changes in neuromuscular excitability after exhaustive whole body vibration exercise as compared to exhaustion by squatting exercise, Clinical Physiology and functional imaging, 23,2,81-86.

• Torvinen S., Effect of vibration exposure on muscular performance and body balance. Randomized cross-over study, Clin. Physiol. func. im., 2002, nr. 22 p.145-152.

• Runge M., Balance training and exercise in geriatric patients, Musculoskeletal interactions, 2000, nr. 1 p.54-58.



• Clinton Rubin, PhD, * Malcolm Pope, DrMedSci, + J. Chris Fritton, PhD; DSc, MS, * Marianne magnusson, DrMedSc, + Tommy Hanson, MD, PhD and Kenneth McLeod, Transmissibility of 15-Hz to 35-Hz Vibrations to the Human Hip and Lumbar Spine: Determining the Physiologic Feasibility of Delivering Low-Level Anabolic Mechanical Stimuli to Skeletal Regions at Greatest Risk of Fracture Because of Osteoporosis, Spine, 2003, Vol. 28, nr. 23, pp. 2621-2627.

• Sabine Verschueren, Machteld Roelants, Christophe Delecluse, Stephan Swinnen, Dirk Vanderschueren, and Steven Boonen, Effects of 6-Month Whole Body Vibration Training on Hip Density, Muscle Strength, and Postural Control in Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 2004, Vol. 19, Nr. 3.

• Clinton Rubin, Robert Recker, Diane Cullen, John Ryaby, Joan McCabe, and Kenneth McLeod, Prevention of Postmenopausal Bone Loss by a Low Magnitude, High-Frequency Mechanical Stimuli: A Clinical Trial Assessing Compliance, Efficacy, and Safety, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 2004, VOl. 19, Nr. 3.

• Rittweger J., Treatment of chronic lower back pain with lumbar extension and whole body vibration exercise: a randomized controlled trial, Spine, Sep 2002, 1; 27 (17) p. 1829-1834.

• Kerschan-Schindl K., Grampp S., Henk C., Resch H., Preisinger E., Fialka-Moser V., Imhof, Whole-body vibration exercise leads to alterations in muscle blood volume, Clin. Physiol., 2001, nr. 21 p. 377-382.

• Rittweger J., Oxygen uptake during whole-body vibration exercise: comparison with squatting as a slow voluntary movement, Eur. J. Appl. Physiol., 2001, nr. 86 p. 169-173.

• Flieger J., Karachalios T., Khaldi L., Raptou P., Lyritis G., Mechanical stimulation in the form of vibration prevents postmenopausal bone loss in ovariectomized rats, Calcif. Tissue Int., 1998, nr. 63 p. 510-514.

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

• Bosco C., Lacovelli M., Tsarpela O., Cardinale M., Bonifazi M., Tihanyi J., Viru M., De Lorenzo A., Viru A., Hormonal responses to whole-body vibration in men, Eur. J. Appl.Physiol., 2000, nr. 81 p. 449-454.

• Brumagne S., Cordo P., Lysens R., Verschueren S., Swinnen S., The Role of Paraspinal Muscle Spindles in Lumbosacral Position Sense in Individuals with and without Low back pain, Spine, 2000,25,8,989-994.

• Jordana Bieze Foster, ACSM 2009: Whole-Body vibration Improves Funtion After Hip Replacement Surgery, Medscape, 2009, p. 1-2

• J Orthop Sci (2009) 14:618–622 DOI 10.1007/s00776-009-1379-y, Effect of whole body vibration on intracompartmental pressure in the lower leg, Journal of Orthopaedic science

• F. Schyns, L. Paul, K. Finlay, C. Ferguson and E. Noble, Clin Rehabil 2009; 23; 771 originally published online Jun 26, 2009; Vibration therapy in multiple sclerosis: a pilot study exploring its effects on tone, muscle force, sensation and functional performance, Published by Sage



• Biomechanische Stimulation nach Nazarov, Schwingungen zur Behandlung vielfältigen Krankheitsbilder, Betherda news, 1997,3.

• Runge M., Therapiemöglichkeiten bei Harninkontinenz; überwinden des Tabus, Der Hausarzt, 2002, nr. 2 p. 56-61.

• Ishitake T., Miyazaki Y., Ando H., Mataka T., Suppressive mechanism of gastric motility by whole body vibration, int. arch occup environ health, 1999, 72:469-474.