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R. Kirby Baloy

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, United States


  • Short Communication   

    Author(s): R. Kirby Baloy*

    Background Strength training of the lower extremity has been shown to improve overall leg musculature strength. The combination of vibration training (VT) and strength training (ST) has been increasing in popularity among various populations. Evidence, however, is scant on how this combined training regimen influences lower extremity muscle strength. Data Sources Systematic literature searches for randomized controlled trials between 2000-2020 were performed in the databases of PubMed, PEDro Database, Ovid, Cochrane Library, EBSCO (Medline) between April 30 to July 26, 2020. Study Selection and Data Extraction Nineteen randomized controlled trials (full text available, PEDro score > 6, and conducted in the past 10 years) with a total of 987 subjects met methodological quality guidelines using the PEDro scale. Results A total of forty (40) articles were screened, and ninete.. View More»

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