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Using Whole Body Vibration in Physical Therapy and Sport E-Book
Author : Alfio Albasini,Martin Krause,Ingo Volker Rembitzki
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2010-01-11
ISBN 10 : 070205061X
Pages : 216 pages

This innovative new manual demonstrates the application of vibration technology to the treatment of pathologies such as osteoporosis, osteopenia, stroke and different musculoskeletal disorders. It covers pathology on the upper and lower extremities as well as the whole spine. New treatment strategies are practically and logically presented with recommended exercises and accompanying instructions that can be applied using the vibration platforms. Rationale is given for selected vibration frequencies, amplitudes and modes for the duration and frequency of the exercise session. The manual is grounded in evidence underpinned by a thorough literature review (including a balanced view of both pros and cons) and clinical cases. The authors present clinical treatment parameters that are evidence-based and have supportive physiological rationale that is consistent with the nature of the pathology being treated. First book of its kind applying evidence-based vibration technology to physical (physiotherapy) and sport therapy practice Exercise recommendations accompanied by over 70 four-colour illustrations Indications and contra-indications in clinical practice Comprehensive literature review of evidence base and principles Written and supported by experts actively applying this technology to their practice

Whole Body Vibration. Professional vibration training with 250 Exercises.
Author : Siegfried Schmidt
Publisher : verlag4you
Release Date : 2019-03-01
ISBN 10 : 393661265X
Pages : 350 pages

Vibration Training the Professional Course has been written from the experiences gained by one of Germany's leading exponents of vibration training, who has successfully used it not just for his own recovery from injury, but also from the many students who train regularly in his studio. Use this book to enhance training for muscle building, body toning, skin tightening, strengthening bones, back pain, cellulite, stretch marks and much more. This professional course is intended for everybody regardless of sex and age, who wish to achieve peak physical and mental performance in the shortest time and with low training costs. The course includes both theoretical and practical applications; with over 250 vibration exercises clearly demonstrated (including pictures and instructions) and is therefore suitable for normal users as well as therapists and sport trainers. Since each exercise is clearly demonstrated and explained, this book will become an indispensable guide. All 250 VIBRATION EXERCISES are demonstrated with PHOTOS and clear instructions. The chosen exercises have been developed carefully by the author Siegfried Schmidt; sports therapist and personal trainer. Siegfried Schmidt was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2012. He is an expert in vibration training and acts as a personal trainer for professional vibration training. Siegfried Schmidt helps everyday people with back pain, accident victims in rebuilding damaged muscles, and directs the Powrx Academy for the training of medically certified personal trainers in vibration plate technology. 3 x 30 minutes of vibration training per week is sufficient to achieve fast results with the same perceived physical benefits that time-intensive strength training via traditional fitness methods need. With vibration training, you can achieve top physical performance, while enjoying the FITNESS, HEALTH and fantastic TONED BODY that you have always wanted.

Manual of Vibration Exercise and Vibration Therapy
Author : Jörn Rittweger
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2020-05-23
ISBN 10 : 3030439852
Pages : 396 pages

This book addresses the practical aspects of vibration exercise and vibration therapy. In addition, it describes the technical and physiological background, providing applied scientists and doctors with a deeper understanding of the therapeutic potential that vibration exercise holds. Having first emerged two decades ago, vibration exercise has since established itself as a widespread form of physical exercise, used in all rehabilitation areas. The goal of this book is to close the gap between scientific knowledge and practice. Given that occupational exposure to vibration leads to well-known unfavorable effects, the book is also dedicated to potential risks, hazards and contra-indications and of course, the application of vibration therapy in a number of specific conditions is presented in a clinically usable fashion. Given its breadth of coverage, this book will be of interest to physiotherapists and exercise scientists, but also to a wider range of physicians working in the field of rehabilitation.

The Mechanical Vibration: Therapeutic Effects and Applications
Author : Raoul Saggini
Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
Release Date : 2017-07-07
ISBN 10 : 1681085089
Pages : 280 pages

In rehabilitation medicine, the therapeutic application of vibration energy in specific clinical treatments and in sport rehabilitation is being affirmed by a growing number of medical professionals. Clinical applications of mechanical vibrations exist in a variety of forms: mechanical vibrations, ultrasound therapy, extracorporeal shock waves therapy and Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) magnetic field therapy, for example. Each mode of therapy has a specific mechanism of action, dose and indication. However, the enormous potential of vibrations as therapy (understood as ESWT, mechanical vibration, ultrasounds, ELF) have yet to be explored in depth in both the experimental and in the clinical setting. The Mechanical Vibration: Therapeutic Effects and Applications is a monograph that presents basic information about vibrational therapy and its clinical applications. Readers will find information about the mathematical, physical and biomolecular models that make the foundation of vibrational therapy, applied mechanical vibrations in different form (whole body, ultrasound and extracorporeal shock waves) as well as an update on vibrational therapy in general. This monograph is a useful resource for medical professionals and researchers seeking information about the basics of vibrational therapy.

Whole Body Vibrations
Author : Redha Taiar,Christiano Bittencourt Machado,Xavier Chiementin,Mario Bernardo-Filho
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2018-12-07
ISBN 10 : 1351013610
Pages : 252 pages

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools to provide the reader with a clear knowledge of the impact of vibration on human tissues and physiological processes. The text considers physical, mechanical and biomechanical aspects and it is illustrated by key application domains such as sports and medicine. Consisting of 11 chapters in total, the first three chapters provide useful tools for measuring, generating, simulating and processing vibration signals. The following seven chapters are applications in different fields of expertise, from performance to health, with localized or global effects. Since unfortunately there are undesirable effects from the exposure to mechanical vibrations, a final chapter is dedicated to this issue. Engineers, researchers and students from biomedical engineering and health sciences, as well as industrial professionals can profit from this compendium of knowledge about mechanical vibration applied to the human body. Provides biomechanical and medical perspectives to understanding the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body Offers a range of principles, methods, techniques, and tools to evaluate the impact of vibration on human tissues and physiological processes Explores mechanical vibration techniques used to improve human performance Discusses the strong association between health and human well-being Explores physical, mechanical, and biomechanical aspects of vibration exposure in domains such as sports and medicine

Therapeutic Exercise for Lumbopelvic Stabilization
Author : Carolyn Richardson,Paul W. Hodges,Julie Hides
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2004
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 271 pages

"Therapeutic Exercise for Lumbopelvic Stabilization presents the latest information on the muscle systems involved in the prevention and management of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, and introduces a unique approach to clinical management and prevention based on that research. It is an important book in that it not only presents the evidence but also gives practical guidance on how the findings may be applied in everyday practice. The first edition was widely welcomed and acclaimed by researchers and clinicians alike. This new edition will continue to provide an indispensable practical reference source for all those working in the field of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction."--BOOK JACKET.

Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition
Author : William E. Prentice
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date : 2011-04-02
ISBN 10 : 9780071739306
Pages : 598 pages

Comprehensive Coverage of Therapeutic Modalities Used in a Clinical Setting A Doody's Core Title for 2011! Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation is a theoretically based but practically oriented guide to the use of therapeutic modalities for practicing clinicians and their students. It clearly presents the basis for use of each different type of modality and allows clinicians to make their own decision as to which will be the most effective in a given situation. Presented in full color, the text describes various concepts, principles, and theories that are supported by scientific research, factual evidence, and experience of the authors in dealing with various conditions. The chapters in this text are divided into six parts: Part I––Foundations of Therapeutic Modalities begins with a chapter that discusses the scientific basis for using therapeutic modalities and classifies the modalities according to the type of energy each uses.. Guidelines for selecting the most appropriate modalities for use in different phases of the healing process are presented. Part II––Electrical Energy Modalities includes detailed discussions of the principles of electricity, and electrical stimulating currents, iontophoresis, and biofeedback. Part III––Thermal Energy Modalities discusses those modalities which produce a change in tissue temperatures through conduction including thermotherapy and cryotherapy. Part IV-Sound Energy Modalities discusses those modalities that utilize acoustic energy to produce a therapeutic effect. These include therapeutic ultrasound and a lesser known modality-extracorporal shockwave therapy. Part V––Electromagnetic Energy Modalities includes chapters on both the diathermies and low-level laser therapy. Part VI––Mechanical Energy Modalities includes chapters on traction, intermittent compression and therapeutic massage. Each chapter ins Parts II-IV discuss: the physiologic basis for use, clinical applications, specific techniques of application through the use of related laboratory activities, and relevant individual case studies for each therapeutic modality.

Whole Body Vibration
Author : Becky Chambers
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2013-04
ISBN 10 : 9780989066204
Pages : 130 pages

The benefits of whole body vibration, and how to best use it to improve health.

Exercise for Better Bones
Author : Margaret Martin
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2015-07-27
ISBN 10 : 9780991912544
Pages : 220 pages

Exercise for Better Bones is the most comprehensive and current exercise program for people with osteoporosis, osteopenia and low bone density. Written by Physical Therapist Margaret Martin, Exercise for Better Bones has been used by thousands of individuals around the world to improve their bone health and reduce their risk of a fall and fracture. Exercise for Better Bones is designed for any individual with osteoporosis and in need of a safe and effective osteoporosis exercise program. The book offers four program levels: Beginner, Active, Athletic and Elite.

Physical Therapy Effectiveness
Author : Mario Bernardo-Filho,Danúbia Sá-Caputo,Redha Taiar
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2020-04-01
ISBN 10 : 1838800751
Pages : 310 pages

Physical therapy involves non-pharmacological interventions in the management of various clinical conditions. It is important to highlight the physical therapy procedures that are suitable, effective and, in general, do not have side effects or complications when properly performed. Physical therapy can be valuable in different situations along of the various steps of human development and in various clinical disorders. Indeed, topics on different approaches have been included in this book, which makes this book useful for readers to improve their professional performance.

Electro Physical Agents E-Book
Author : Tim Watson,Ethne Nussbaum
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2020-03-17
ISBN 10 : 0702076929
Pages : 432 pages

Electrophysical Modalities (formerly Electrotherapy: Evidence-Based Practice) is back in its 13th edition, continuing to uphold the standard of clinical research and evidence base for which it has become renowned. This popular textbook comprehensively covers the use of electrotherapy in clinical practice and includes the theory which underpins that practice. Over recent years the range of therapeutic agents involved and the scope for their use have greatly increased and the new edition includes and evaluates the latest evidence and most recent developments in this fast-growing field. Tim Watson is joined by co-editor Ethne Nussbaum and both bring years of clinical, research and teaching experience to the new edition, with a host of new contributors, all leaders in their specialty.

Oxygen Multistep Therapy
Author : Manfred Von Ardenne
Publisher : George Thieme Verlag
Release Date : 1990
ISBN 10 : 9780865773776
Pages : 416 pages

A wide variety of illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, circulatory disorders, and mental illness, are sometimes related to oxygen deficiencies. Although not a cure, oxidative therapies generate more oxygen in the body and can contribute to the recovery of disease, as well as help to achieve optimum overall health and longevity. Developed in the late 1960s by Professor von Ardenne, oxygen multistep therapy combines oxygen therapy, drugs that facilitate intracellular oxygen turnover, and physical exercise adapted to individual performance levels. This unique therapy has diversified into more than 20 different treatment variants and is now practiced in several hundred settings throughout Europe. This classic text walks you through each step of oxygen multistep therapy. The book describes in detail the physiological and technical foundations of the therapy, and provides effective, convenient, and safe patient care guidelines. You will find essential information on tissue reactions to local oxygen deficiencies, oxygen and blood supply increases in body tissues, effective methods to combat oxygen deficiency diseases, and much more! Your complete overview to oxygen multistep therapy, this landmark text belongs in the hands of anyone interested in oxygen therapies.