Mercè Sitjà-Rabert

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a whole body vibration (WBV) exercise intervention for institutionalized older people: a randomized, multicentre, parallel, clinical trial
    Mercè Sitjà-Rabert
    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 16:125-31. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of whole body vibration exercise in older people: a systematic review
    Mercè Sitjà-Rabert
    Blanquerna School of Health Science, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
    Disabil Rehabil 34:883-93. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Whole-body vibration training for patients with neurodegenerative disease
    Mercè Sitjà Rabert
    Physiotherapy Department, Blanquerna School of Health Science, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD009097. 2012
  4. pmc Whole body vibration for older persons: an open randomized, multicentre, parallel, clinical trial
    Mercè Sitjà-Rabert
    Physiotherapy Research Group GReFis, Blanquerna School of Health Science Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 11:89. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Physical exercise interventions for improving performance-based measures of physical function in community-dwelling, frail older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Maria Giné-Garriga
    Department of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, FPCEE Blanquerna, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Department of Physical Therapy, FCS Blanquerna, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:753-769.e3. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Neuromuscular asymmetries in the lower limbs of elite female youth basketball players and the application of the skillful limb model of comparison
    Azahara Fort-Vanmeerhaeghe
    School of Health and Sport Sciences EUSES, Universitat de Girona, Salt, Catalonia, Spain Blanquerna Faculty of Psychology, Education Sciences and Sport FPCEE, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Phys Ther Sport 16:317-23. 2015

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  1. doi request reprint Effects of a whole body vibration (WBV) exercise intervention for institutionalized older people: a randomized, multicentre, parallel, clinical trial
    Mercè Sitjà-Rabert
    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 16:125-31. 2015
    ..To assess the efficacy of an exercise program on a whole-body vibration platform (WBV) in improving body balance and muscle performance and preventing falls in institutionalized elderly people...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of whole body vibration exercise in older people: a systematic review
    Mercè Sitjà-Rabert
    Blanquerna School of Health Science, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
    Disabil Rehabil 34:883-93. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review of the literature on whole body vibration programs in older population and a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials...
  3. doi request reprint Whole-body vibration training for patients with neurodegenerative disease
    Mercè Sitjà Rabert
    Physiotherapy Department, Blanquerna School of Health Science, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD009097. 2012
    ..Whole-body vibration (WBV) may be a complementary training to standard physical rehabilitation programmes and appears to have potential benefits in the sensorimotor system performance of patients with neurodegenerative diseases...
  4. pmc Whole body vibration for older persons: an open randomized, multicentre, parallel, clinical trial
    Mercè Sitjà-Rabert
    Physiotherapy Research Group GReFis, Blanquerna School of Health Science Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 11:89. 2011
    ..This trial will compare the results of exercise with WBV and exercise without WBV in improving body balance, muscle performance and fall prevention in institutionalized older persons...
  5. doi request reprint Physical exercise interventions for improving performance-based measures of physical function in community-dwelling, frail older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Maria Giné-Garriga
    Department of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, FPCEE Blanquerna, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Department of Physical Therapy, FCS Blanquerna, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:753-769.e3. 2014
    ..To conduct a systematic review to determine the efficacy of exercise-based interventions on improving performance-based measures of physical function and markers of physical frailty in community-dwelling, frail older people...
  6. doi request reprint Neuromuscular asymmetries in the lower limbs of elite female youth basketball players and the application of the skillful limb model of comparison
    Azahara Fort-Vanmeerhaeghe
    School of Health and Sport Sciences EUSES, Universitat de Girona, Salt, Catalonia, Spain Blanquerna Faculty of Psychology, Education Sciences and Sport FPCEE, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Phys Ther Sport 16:317-23. 2015
    ..A secondary purpose was to determine which neuromuscular task(s) has the greatest sensitivity to identify asymmetries based on the ASI (asymmetry index) calculation...