What is Vibration?

by Scott Hopson |  Date Released : 14 Nov 2007

  • Introduction
  • Exercise intervention
  • Vibrating platform
  • Unconscious Spinal reflexes in kinetic chain
  • Unconscious muscle action
  • Background of vibration
  • Balance between overloading and overtraining
  • Efforts to consciously control
  • Consciously working with the body to tap into the unconscious wisdom of the body
  • Scientific research
  • Strength and power improvements in athletes
  • Postural balance and stability in special populations/elderly
  • Bone mineral density in post menopausal women
  • Anabolic outcomes – training effects without stress effects
  • Passive and active applications
  • Mobility, flexibility, stability and coordination
  • 25-50 x / sec, multiple planes
  • Dynamic isometrics
  • Exercise Variables – frequency, amplitude, magnitude (g-force)
  • F = M x A
  • Opposing research
  • Adding gravity to the body
  • Mechanoreceptors
  • Switching off pain
  • Keys of conscious use
  • Conclusion

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Scott Hopson

About the author: Scott Hopson

Degree: Sport and Exercise Science

Certifications: PTA Global, NASM, NSCA, ACSM, CHEK, FMS, TPI, API, RTS and USA Rugby.

Scott is a co-founder of PTA Global, an educational company for the fitness industry. He is also an Associate Director for Personal Training on The Net. As a global coach and educator in the fitness and performance industries, he specializes in the areas of performance enhancement, youth conditioning, and is a renowned leader in the area of Vibration Training. His work has been accepted and integrated into leading universities, performance organizations such as the US and Chinese Olympic Associations, the NFL and world soccer, as well as global health club chains and public school systems.

Scott has created and authored multiple accredited programs including certifications, workshops, study manuals and DVDs. He is a respected industry presenter, published author, and regularly contributes to journals and industry publications.

He currently performs educational, consultative and advisory board work for:

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