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Effect of whole body vibration on leg muscle strength after healed burns: a randomized controlled trial.
Burns. 2012 Nov; 38(7):1019-26.B

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To investigate the effects of eight weeks whole body vibration training program on leg muscle strength (force-producing capacity) in adults after healed burns.

DESIGN

Randomized controlled trial.

SETTING

Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University.

SUBJECTS

Thirty-one burned patients participated in the study and were randomized into whole body vibration group and control group. Non-burned healthy adults were assessed similarly to burned subjects and served as matched healthy controls.

METHODS

The whole body vibration group performed an eight weeks vibration program three times a week on a vibration platform; the control group received home based physical therapy program without vibration training.

MAIN MEASURES

Assessment of knee extensors and ankle planter flexor strength by isokinetic dynamometer at 150°/s were performed at the beginning of the study and at the end of the training period for both groups.

RESULTS

Subjects with burns more than 36% TBSA produced significantly less torque in the quadriceps and calf muscle than non-burned healthy subjects. Patients in whole body vibration group showed a significant improvement in knee extensor and ankle planter flexor strength as compared with those in the control group. Knee extensor strength and percent improvement was 233.40±5.74 (64.93±3.03 change score) and 38.54% for the vibration group and 190.07±3.99 (21.66±4.41 change score) and 12.86% for the control group, ankle plantar flexor strength and percent improvement was 156.27±5.95 (54.53±6.16 change score) and 53.70% for the vibration group and 116.13±3.24 (14.66±2.71 change score) and 14.52% for the control group.

CONCLUSIONS

Participation in whole body vibration program resulted in a greater improvement in quadriceps and calf muscle strength in adults with healed thermal burn compared to base line values; a WBV program is an effective for strength gain in rehabilitation of burned patients.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department for Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt. Aaebeed@uqu.edu.SaNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Randomized Controlled Trial

Language

eng

PubMed ID

22386977

Citation

Ebid, Anwar Abdelgayed, et al. "Effect of Whole Body Vibration On Leg Muscle Strength After Healed Burns: a Randomized Controlled Trial." Burns : Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries, vol. 38, no. 7, 2012, pp. 1019-26.
Ebid AA, Ahmed MT, Mahmoud Eid M, et al. Effect of whole body vibration on leg muscle strength after healed burns: a randomized controlled trial. Burns. 2012;38(7):1019-26.
Ebid, A. A., Ahmed, M. T., Mahmoud Eid, M., & Mohamed, M. S. (2012). Effect of whole body vibration on leg muscle strength after healed burns: a randomized controlled trial. Burns : Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 38(7), 1019-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2012.02.006
Ebid AA, et al. Effect of Whole Body Vibration On Leg Muscle Strength After Healed Burns: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Burns. 2012;38(7):1019-26. PubMed PMID: 22386977.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Effect of whole body vibration on leg muscle strength after healed burns: a randomized controlled trial. AU - Ebid,Anwar Abdelgayed, AU - Ahmed,Mohamed Taher, AU - Mahmoud Eid,Marwa, AU - Mohamed,Mohamed Salah Eldien, Y1 - 2012/03/03/ PY - 2011/09/15/received PY - 2012/01/16/revised PY - 2012/02/04/accepted PY - 2012/3/6/entrez PY - 2012/3/6/pubmed PY - 2013/2/28/medline SP - 1019 EP - 26 JF - Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries JO - Burns VL - 38 IS - 7 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of eight weeks whole body vibration training program on leg muscle strength (force-producing capacity) in adults after healed burns. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University. SUBJECTS: Thirty-one burned patients participated in the study and were randomized into whole body vibration group and control group. Non-burned healthy adults were assessed similarly to burned subjects and served as matched healthy controls. METHODS: The whole body vibration group performed an eight weeks vibration program three times a week on a vibration platform; the control group received home based physical therapy program without vibration training. MAIN MEASURES: Assessment of knee extensors and ankle planter flexor strength by isokinetic dynamometer at 150°/s were performed at the beginning of the study and at the end of the training period for both groups. RESULTS: Subjects with burns more than 36% TBSA produced significantly less torque in the quadriceps and calf muscle than non-burned healthy subjects. Patients in whole body vibration group showed a significant improvement in knee extensor and ankle planter flexor strength as compared with those in the control group. Knee extensor strength and percent improvement was 233.40±5.74 (64.93±3.03 change score) and 38.54% for the vibration group and 190.07±3.99 (21.66±4.41 change score) and 12.86% for the control group, ankle plantar flexor strength and percent improvement was 156.27±5.95 (54.53±6.16 change score) and 53.70% for the vibration group and 116.13±3.24 (14.66±2.71 change score) and 14.52% for the control group. CONCLUSIONS: Participation in whole body vibration program resulted in a greater improvement in quadriceps and calf muscle strength in adults with healed thermal burn compared to base line values; a WBV program is an effective for strength gain in rehabilitation of burned patients. SN - 1879-1409 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/22386977/Effect_of_whole_body_vibration_on_leg_muscle_strength_after_healed_burns:_a_randomized_controlled_trial_ L2 - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0305-4179(12)00048-4 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -