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Chapter 17: Vibration Therapy

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Vibratory amplitude is the primary determinant of effective vibratory stimuli.

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a. True

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b. False

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b. False

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Vibratory stimuli have no effect on bone healing in humans.

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a. True

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b. False

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b. False

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Whole body vibration and local muscle vibration both induce gravitational loading.

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a. True

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b. False

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b. False

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Vibration therapy can have adverse effects if a patient is exposed for too long or at higher frequencies.

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a. True

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b. False

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a. True

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Greater improvements in clinical outcomes are typically noted in healthy subjects compared to injured or diseased individuals.

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a. True

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b. False

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b. False

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Vibration therapy, in conjunction with traditional rehabilitation, may be effective for treating _____.

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a. bone loss in older individuals

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b. balance deficits following injury

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c. muscle dysfunction

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d. all the above

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e. none of the above

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d. all the above

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The range of vibration frequencies necessary to elicit gains in muscle strength is ______.

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a. 5–10 Hz

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b. 80–100 Hz

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c. 20–45Hz

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d. 100–120 Hz

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c. 20–45Hz

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Vibration has been demonstrated to improve dynamic postural control in individuals with _____.

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a. anterior cruciate ligament injury

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b. functional ankle instability

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c. multiple sclerosis

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d. all the above

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e. none of the above

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e. none of the above

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