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Chapter 17: Vibration Therapy

Vibratory amplitude is the primary determinant of effective vibratory stimuli.

a. True

b. False

b. False

Vibratory stimuli have no effect on bone healing in humans.

a. True

b. False

b. False

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

a. True

b. False

b. False

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

a. True

b. False

a. True

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

a. True

b. False

b. False

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

a. bone loss in older individuals

b. balance deficits following injury

c. muscle dysfunction

d. all the above

e. none of the above

d. all the above

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

a. 5–10 Hz

b. 80–100 Hz

c. 20–45Hz

d. 100–120 Hz

c. 20–45Hz

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

a. anterior cruciate ligament injury

b. functional ankle instability

c. multiple sclerosis

d. all the above

e. none of the above

e. none of the above

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