Effects of eight months of whole body vibration training on hip bone mass in older women
Resumen: Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the effect of 8 months of whole-body vibration training on bone mass in octogenarian women.
Method: Thirty-seven women (aged 82.4 [SD=5.7] years) voluntarily participated in this study. The vibration group (n=19) trained on a vibration platform twice a week (20 Hz and 2 mm) whereas controls (n=18) did not participate in any training program. Bone mass was measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry at the hip region. General linear repeated measures ANOVA (group by time) was used to examine the effect of whole body vibration on bone mass changes.
Results: After the intervention, in all the hip regions (total hip, femoral neck, trochanter, intertrochanter, Ward’s area), no statistically significant changes in bone mass were found.
Conclusion: Eight months of whole body vibration training (twice a week) in elderly women do not produce osteogenic effects.

Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.3305/nh.2015.31.4.8441
Año: 2015
Publicado en: Nutricion Hospitalaria 31, 4 (2015), 1654-1659
ISSN: 0212-1611

Factor impacto JCR: 1.497 (2015)
Categ. JCR: NUTRITION & DIETETICS rank: 60 / 80 = 0.75 (2015) - Q3 - T3
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Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Educación Física y Deportiva (Departamento de Fisiatría y Enfermería)

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