Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 30069
Effect of Vibration Intervention on Leg-press Exercise
Abstract:Many studies have emphasized the importance of resistive exercise to maintain a healthy human body, particular in prevention of weakening of physical strength. Recently, some studies advocated that an application of vibration as a supplementary means in a regular training was effective in encouraging physical strength. Aim of the current study was, therefore, to identify if an application of vibration in a resistive exercise was effective in encouraging physical strength as that in a regular training. A 3-dimensional virtual lower extremity model for a healthy male and virtual leg-press model were generated and synchronized. Dynamic leg-press exercises on a slide machine with/without extra load and on a footboard with vibration as well as on a slide machine with extra load were analyzed. The results of the current indicated that the application of the vibration on the dynamic leg-press exercise might be not greatly effective in encouraging physical strength, compared with the dynamic leg press exercise with extra load. It was, however, thought that the application of the vibration might be helpful to elderly individuals because the reduced maximum muscle strength appeared by the effect of the vibration may avoid a muscular spasm, which can be driven from a high muscle strength sometimes produced during the leg-press exercise with extra load.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1076592Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF
 Blair S. N., Kampert J. P., Kohl H. W., et al, "Influences of cardiorespiratory fitness and other precursors on cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in men and women," JAMA, vol. 276, pp. 205-210, 1996.
 Sorensen M., Anderssen S., Hierman I., et al, "Exercise and diet interventions improve perceptions of self in middle-aged adults," Scand. J. Med. Sci. Sports, vol. 16, pp. 312-320, 1997.
 Tsutsumi T., Don B. M., Zaichkowsky L. D., et al, "Physical fitness and psychological benefits of strength training in community dwelling older adults," Appl. Jum. Sci., vol. 16, pp. 256-266, 1997.
 Norvell N., Belles D., "Psychological and physical benefits of circuit weight training in law enforcement personnel," J. Consult. Clin. Psychol., vol. 61, pp. 520-527, 1993.
 Kostka T., "Resistance (strength) training in health promotion and rehabilitation," Polski merkuriusz lekarski, vol. 13, no. 78, pp. 520-523, 2002.
 Manini T., Marko M., VanArnam T., Cook S., Fernhall B., Burke J., Ploutz-Snyder L., "Efficacy of resistance and task-specific exercise in older adults who modify tasks of everyday life," J. Gerontol. A. Biol. Sci. Med. Sci., vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 616-623, June 2007.
 Orr R., de Vos N. J., Singh N. A., Ross D. A., Stavrinos T. M., Fiatarone-Singh M. A., "Power training improves balance in healthy older adults," J. Gerontol. A. Biol. Sci. Med. Sci., vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 78-85, Jan. 2006.
 Dodd K. J., Taylor N. F., Denisenko S., Prasad D., "A qualitative analysis of a progressive resistance exercise programme for people with multiple sclerosis," Disabil Rehabil., vol. 30, no. 28, pp. 1127-1134, Sep. 2006.
 Annino G., Padua E., Castagna C., Salvo V. D., Minichella S., Tsarpela O., Manzi V., D'Ottavio S., "Effect of whole body vibration training on lower limb performance in selected high-level ballet students," J. Strength Cond. Res., vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 1072-1076, 2007.
 Gabbett T. J., Domrow N., "Relationships between training load, injury, and fitness in sub-elite collision sport athletes," J. Sports Sci., vol. 25, no. 13, pp. 1507-1519, 2007.
 Rees S., Murphy A., Watsford M., "Effects of vibration exercise on muscle performance and mobility in an older population," J. Aging Phys. Act., vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 367-381, 2007.
 Torvinen S., Siev├ñnen H., J├ñrvinen T. A., Pasanen M., Kontulainen S., Kannus P.," Effect of 4-min vertical whole body vibration on muscle performance and body balance: a randomized cross-over study," Int. J. Sports Med., vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 374-379, 2002.
 Orr R., Raymond J., Fiatarone Singh M., "Efficacy of progressive resistance training on balance performance in older adults : a systematic review of randomized controlled trials," Sports Med.,vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 317-343, 2008.
 Damiano D. L. Kelly Le. E., Vaughan C. L., "Effects of quadriceps femoris muscle strengthening on crouch gait in children with spastic diplegia," Phys. Ther., vol. 75, pp. 658-667, 1995.