The effect of 8 weeks of whole body vibration training on static balance and explosive strength of lower limbs in physical education students
George Dallas, Alexandros Mavvidis, Paschalis Kirialanis, Sotiris Papouliakos
Acta Gymnica X:X | 10.5507/ag.2017.018
Background: It has been shown that whole body vibration training has an effect on strength and balance in athletes of various sports.Objective: The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of 8 weeks of Whole Body Vibration (WBV) training on static balance and explosive strength of the lower limbs, using two different training intensities vibration protocols.Methods: Eighty-three physical education students (age 19.39 ± 2.35 years) volunteered to participate in an 8-week WBV training. They were randomly divided into two groups with 30 sec and 60 sec duration of vibration exposure per exercise, total volume of...