Whole body vibration (WBV) reduces risk of falls in postmenopausal women
Effects of whole body vibration on bone mineral density and falls: results of the randomized controlled ELVIS study with postmenopausal womenOsteoporos Int. 2011 Jan;22(1):317-25
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151 postmenopausal women were randomized to ascertain additive benefits of whole body vibration (WBV) alongside conventional multifunctional exercise/ training therapy. The study assessed bone mineral density (BMD), and risk of falls after 18 months and demonstrated that while WBV did not enhance the favorable outcomes of training on BMD, it did significantly reduce the risk of falls in participat...
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