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dc.contributor.authorKosar, Angela
dc.contributor.authorCandow, Darren
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-21T21:23:15Z
dc.date.available2011-04-21T21:23:15Z
dc.date.issued2011-04-02
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10294/3321
dc.description.abstractDelayed-onset of muscle soreness (DOMS), which occurs after heavy resistance-exercise, may inhibit muscle performance if adequate muscle recovery is not achieved. Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a new emerging strategy which may decrease muscle soreness following exercise. However, the effects of WBV vs. traditional aerobic exercise prior to and following resistance-exercise are unknown. Purpose: To investigate the effects of WBV prior to and following resistance-exercise on body composition, muscle strength, muscle endurance, and muscle soreness. Methods: Young exercising adults (N=40; 18-25 yrs) will be matched for age and body mass and then be randomly assigned to one of two groups: Whole-body vibration (N=20; 2.5 mins before and after resistance-exercise; 3x/week, 10 weeks; 3 sets of 8-10 eccentric reps/set, 9 exercises) or Aerobic exercise (N=20; 2.5 mins before and after resistance-exercise; 3x/week, 10 weeks; 3 sets of 8-10 eccentric reps/set, 9 exercises). The primary dependent variables to be assessed prior to and following the study will include body composition (muscle, bone, fat; dual energy x-ray absorptiometry), muscle thickness (ultrasound), strength (1-repetition maximum leg press and chest press), and muscle endurance (total number of reps performed over 3 sets at 70% baseline 1-RM for leg press and chest press). Daily muscle soreness (questionnaire) will be assessed prior to each training session.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Regina Graduate Students' Associationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSession 5.2en_US
dc.subjectDelayed onset muscle sorenessen_US
dc.subjectResistance-exerciseen_US
dc.subjectWhole-body vibrationen_US
dc.titleThe Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Muscle Performance and Muscle Recoveryen_US
dc.typePresentationen_US
dc.description.authorstatusStudenten_US
dc.description.peerreviewyesen_US


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