Effects of whole body vibration training on postural control in older individuals: A 1 year randomized controlled trial


Gait & Posture. Vol. 26, pp: 309-316, 2007


This trial investigated the effects of a 12 month Whole Body Vibration training program on postural control in healthy older adults. Two hundred and twenty people were randomly assigned to a Whole Body Vibration group, a fitness group or a control group. Whole Body Vibration training may improve some aspects of postural control in community dwelling older individuals.