vibration platform

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A training aid consisting of a platform that produces repetitive vibratory waves designed to stimulate the musculoskeletal system and improve strength. Typically, a subject stands on the platform and experiences the vibratory waves, the frequency, duration and amplitude of which can be modified. Although several high-profile sports teams incorporate vibration platforms into their training programmes, scientific evidence of benefits in terms of strength training gains is mixed.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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