Marco Narici

Summary

Affiliation: Manchester Metropolitan University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive energy balance is associated with accelerated muscle atrophy and increased erythrocyte glutathione turnover during 5 wk of bed rest
    Gianni Biolo
    Department of Clinical, Morphological and Technological Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:950-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of the muscle-tendon complex with disuse and aging
    Marco V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, MMU Cheshire, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 35:126-34. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Disuse of the musculo-skeletal system in space and on earth
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:403-20. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Muscular adaptations to resistance exercise in the elderly
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 4:161-4. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Myotendinous alterations and effects of resistive loading in old age
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, MMU Cheshire, Alsager Campus, Alsager, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 15:392-401. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Skeletal muscle remodeling in response to alpine skiing training in older individuals
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement IRM, School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:23-8. 2011
  7. pmc Adaptability of elderly human muscles and tendons to increased loading
    Marco V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire, UK
    J Anat 208:433-43. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of 17-day spaceflight on electrically evoked torque and cross-sectional area of the human triceps surae
    Marco Narici
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:275-82. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of aging on human muscle architecture
    M V Narici
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement CRM Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Alsager, ST7 2HL, Cheshire, UK
    J Appl Physiol 95:2229-34. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Sarcopenia: characteristics, mechanisms and functional significance
    Marco V Narici
    Faculty of Science and Engineering, Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, UK
    Br Med Bull 95:139-59. 2010

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive energy balance is associated with accelerated muscle atrophy and increased erythrocyte glutathione turnover during 5 wk of bed rest
    Gianni Biolo
    Department of Clinical, Morphological and Technological Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:950-8. 2008
    ..Physical inactivity is often associated with positive energy balance and fat gain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of the muscle-tendon complex with disuse and aging
    Marco V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, MMU Cheshire, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 35:126-34. 2007
    ..This review discusses the possible mechanisms underlying these myotendinous changes and the influence thereof on the behavior of the muscle-tendon complex as a whole...
  3. doi request reprint Disuse of the musculo-skeletal system in space and on earth
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:403-20. 2011
    ..Emphasis has been given to the pioneering work of Pietro Enrico di Prampero in the development of artificial gravity systems and in the progress of knowledge on the limits of human muscular performance in space...
  4. ncbi request reprint Muscular adaptations to resistance exercise in the elderly
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 4:161-4. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Myotendinous alterations and effects of resistive loading in old age
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, MMU Cheshire, Alsager Campus, Alsager, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 15:392-401. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Skeletal muscle remodeling in response to alpine skiing training in older individuals
    M V Narici
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement IRM, School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:23-8. 2011
    ..Overall, the results show that alpine skiing is an effective intervention for combating sarcopenia and weakness in old age...
  7. pmc Adaptability of elderly human muscles and tendons to increased loading
    Marco V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire, UK
    J Anat 208:433-43. 2006
    ..It seems that natural strategies may be in place to ensure that the relative operating range of muscle remains unaltered by changes in physical activity, in old age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of 17-day spaceflight on electrically evoked torque and cross-sectional area of the human triceps surae
    Marco Narici
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:275-82. 2003
    ..The disproportionate loss of torque compared with that of muscle size suggests the presence of muscle damage due to reloading in 1 g...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of aging on human muscle architecture
    M V Narici
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement CRM Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Alsager, ST7 2HL, Cheshire, UK
    J Appl Physiol 95:2229-34. 2003
    ..2% (P < 0.05) smaller. In conclusion, this study demonstrates that aging significantly affects human skeletal muscle architecture. These structural alterations are expected to have implications for muscle function in old age...
  10. doi request reprint Sarcopenia: characteristics, mechanisms and functional significance
    Marco V Narici
    Faculty of Science and Engineering, Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, UK
    Br Med Bull 95:139-59. 2010
    ..The enhancement of muscle regeneration via satellite cell activation via the MAPK/notch molecular pathways seems particularly promising...
  11. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of dynamic muscle performance with strength training in elderly humans
    Neil D Reeves
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    Muscle Nerve 31:355-64. 2005
    ..These findings may have important implications for dynamic muscle performance in old age...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical training on locomotor function in older people
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Sports Med 37:683-701. 2007
    ..Based on current evidence, the optimal training modes or combination of training modes (strength, aerobic, balance, coordination, etc.) and the optimal frequency of training for improvement in locomotor function are unclear...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gastrocnemius muscle specific force in boys and men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Alsager Campus, Hassall Rd, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 104:469-74. 2008
    ..These observations warrant further investigation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in antagonist muscles' coactivation in response to strength training in older women
    Maarten D de Boer
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1022-7. 2007
    ..Twelve participants were assigned to a training (74.2 +/- 3.1 years) group and eight to a nontraining group (73.6 +/- 4.3 years)...
  15. doi request reprint Ageing of human muscles and tendons
    Marco V Narici
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1548-54. 2008
    ..It seems that natural strategies may be in place to ensure that the relative operating range of muscle remains unaltered by changes in physical activity, and perhaps age...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influence of muscle architecture on the torque and power-velocity characteristics of young and elderly men
    Jeanette M Thom
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:613-9. 2007
    ..It is noteworthy that the deficit in PP between OM and YM is far greater than that of muscle torque, even after normalisation of PP to muscle volume. This finding likely plays an important role in the loss of mobility in old age...
  17. pmc Bone loss from the human distal tibia epiphysis during 24 days of unilateral lower limb suspension
    Jörn Rittweger
    Manchester Metropolitan University, IRM, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    J Physiol 577:331-7. 2006
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Bone loss in the lower leg during 35 days of bed rest is predominantly from the cortical compartment
    Jörn Rittweger
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M1 5GD, UK
    Bone 44:612-8. 2009
    ..The latter will lead to cortical thinning, a factor that has been associated with the risk of fracture and with osteoarthritis...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of testosterone on skeletal muscle architecture in intermediate-frail and frail elderly men
    Ross A Atkinson
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1215-9. 2010
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effects of testosterone replacement therapy on skeletal muscle architecture in intermediate-frail and frail elderly men...
  20. doi request reprint Differential adaptations to eccentric versus conventional resistance training in older humans
    Neil D Reeves
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5GD, UK
    Exp Physiol 94:825-33. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the stimulus for adding sarcomeres in-series and in-parallel may be different, which implies that different myogenic responses were induced by the two different training methods...
  21. pmc Time course of muscular, neural and tendinous adaptations to 23 day unilateral lower-limb suspension in young men
    Maarten D de Boer
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    J Physiol 583:1079-91. 2007
    ..Significant deterioration in tendon mechanical properties also occurs within 2 weeks, exacerbating in the third week of ULLS. Rehabilitation to limit muscle and tendon deterioration should probably start within 2 weeks of unloading...
  22. doi request reprint Increased H-reflex excitability is not accompanied by changes in neural drive following 24 days of unilateral lower limb suspension
    Olivier R Seynnes
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, UK
    Muscle Nerve 42:749-55. 2010
    ..H-reflex and V-wave findings suggest that the spinal adaptations that underlie the unloading-induced increase in resting soleus H-reflex excitability did not significantly affect the efferent motor output to the plantar flexor muscles...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic assessment of human skeletal muscle size
    Neil D Reeves
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:116-8. 2004
    ..The present findings justify the application of the ULT method for the detection of changes throughout large muscles in response to training, disuse or as a consequence of sarcopenia...
  24. doi request reprint Effect of 5 weeks horizontal bed rest on human muscle thickness and architecture of weight bearing and non-weight bearing muscles
    Maarten D de Boer
    Instititute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:401-7. 2008
    ..The significant structural alterations of the GM and VL muscles highlight the rapid remodelling of muscle architecture occurring with disuse...
  25. doi request reprint Neuromuscular and balance responses to flywheel inertial versus weight training in older persons
    Gladys L Onambele
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    J Biomech 41:3133-8. 2008
    ..Postural sway is associated with muscle contractile capacity and to the ability of rapidly correcting ankle joint changes. Thus, resistance training would be expected to improve not only strength but also postural balance...
  26. pmc Sprint and endurance power and ageing: an analysis of master athletic world records
    Jörn Rittweger
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus, Manchester M15 6BH, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:683-9. 2009
    ..However, it is unclear as to which are the governing mechanisms that cause the different systems in our body, responsible for sprinting and for endurance performance, to be affected by ageing in a remarkably uniform way...
  27. doi request reprint Biomechanics of the Achilles tendon
    Constantinos N Maganaris
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1542-7. 2008
    ..Strain patterns in tendons may not be uniform, as tendons show stress-shielded areas and areas subjected to compressive loading at the enthesis. These areas correspond to the sites where tendinopathic characteristics are typically seen...
  28. ncbi request reprint Centre of mass motion during stair negotiation in young and older men
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 26:463-9. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength, volume and activation following 12-month resistance training in 70-year-old males
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:197-204. 2005
    ..This study has shown that the gain in muscle strength in response to long-term (12-month) training in older men is mostly accounted for by an increased muscle volume and activation...
  30. ncbi request reprint In vivo physiological cross-sectional area and specific force are reduced in the gastrocnemius of elderly men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 99:1050-5. 2005
    ..This phenomenon may possibly be due to a reduction in single-fiber specific tension...
  31. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics and pathophysiology of overuse tendon injuries: ideas on insertional tendinopathy
    Constantinos N Maganaris
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, UK
    Sports Med 34:1005-17. 2004
    ..Additional work is needed to prove whether such principles should be incorporated in current rehabilitation techniques...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tendon elongation influences the amplitude of interpolated doublets in the assessment of activation in elderly men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 98:221-6. 2005
    ..However, a greater TE in EM was found to significantly increase electromechanical delay, which is expected to influence the time needed for postural readjustments...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reduced plantarflexor specific torque in the elderly is associated with a lower activation capacity
    Christopher I Morse
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement CRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:219-26. 2004
    ..The hypothesis is put forward that reduced physical activity is partialy responsible for the reduced activation capacity in the elderly...
  34. ncbi request reprint Strength training alters the viscoelastic properties of tendons in elderly humans
    Neil D Reeves
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    Muscle Nerve 28:74-81. 2003
    ..01) and hysteresis decreased from 33 +/- 5 to 24 +/- 4% (P < 0.05), after training. These training-induced adaptations have implications for maximal muscle force, rate of force development, and metabolic cost of locomotion...
  35. ncbi request reprint Behavior of human muscle fascicles during shortening and lengthening contractions in vivo
    Neil D Reeves
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, UK ST7 2HL
    J Appl Physiol 95:1090-6. 2003
    ..The quasi-isometric behavior of fascicles during eccentric muscle actions suggests that the series elastic component acts as a mechanical buffer during active lengthening...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament with a patella-tendon-bone graft may lead to a permanent loss of bone mineral content due to decreased patellar tendon stiffness
    Joern Rittweger
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Rd, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    Med Hypotheses 64:1166-9. 2005
    ..This may be particularly important since there is accumulating evidence that a decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) preceedes, and hence may be a cause of, osteoarthritis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Triceps surae muscle power, volume, and quality in older versus younger healthy men
    Jeanette M Thom
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1111-7. 2005
    ..Hence, the present results showed that only approximately half of the loss in triceps surae peak power in old age is due to decreases in muscle VOL...
  38. ncbi request reprint Calf muscle-tendon properties and postural balance in old age
    Gladys L Onambele
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Rd, Stoke on Trent, ST7 2HL UK
    J Appl Physiol 100:2048-56. 2006
    ..69<r2<0.90) postures only, indicating that the age-related changes in muscle-tendon characteristics may explain the majority of the variance in balance performance during tasks more difficult than habitual bipedal stance...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 12-month physical conditioning programme on the metabolic cost of walking in healthy older adults
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, ST7 2HL, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:499-505. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this investigation has shown that a multi-component physical conditioning programme had a beneficial impact on functional capacity but did not lower C(W) in healthy community dwelling older adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Contribution of calf muscle-tendon properties to single-leg stance ability in the absence of visual feedback in relation to ageing
    Gladys L Onambele
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke on Trent ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 26:343-8. 2007
    ..36 versus R(2)=0.33). These results suggest that factors other than the ones that we examined become important when steadiness rather than stance duration is the object of single-leg stance in the absence of vision...
  41. ncbi request reprint Kinematics of stair descent in young and older adults and the impact of exercise training
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 25:9-17. 2007
    ..We found no evidence that these differences are reduced by generic exercise training, at least in non-frail older adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Gastrocnemius specific force is increased in elderly males following a 12-month physical training programme
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager Campus, Cheshire, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:563-70. 2007
    ..In conclusion, with the level of agonist and antagonist muscle activity accounted for a 12-month strength training programme resulted in an increase in both PCSA and specific force in elderly males...
  43. ncbi request reprint Scaling of maximal oxygen uptake by lower leg muscle volume in boys and men
    Keith Tolfrey
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, IRM, MMU Cheshire, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 100:1851-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that Vol, as an indicator of the involved muscle mass, is the most valid allometric denominator for the scaling of VO2 max in a sample of boys and men heterogeneous for body size and composition...
  44. pmc The temporal responses of protein synthesis, gene expression and cell signalling in human quadriceps muscle and patellar tendon to disuse
    Maarten D de Boer
    Instititute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    J Physiol 585:241-51. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Measurement of human muscle volume using ultrasonography
    Joseph I Esformes
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 87:90-2. 2002
    ..53 cm(3) were found when using the ULT method compared with the MRI method, which results in an error of -0.15% to 5.17%. We conclude that the ULT method is a reproducible and valid method for the estimation of human muscle volume...
  46. doi request reprint Whole muscle contractile parameters and thickness loss during 35-day bed rest
    Rado Pisot
    Institute of Kinesiology Research, University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre of Koper, 6000, Koper, Slovenia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:409-14. 2008
    ..The observed increase in Dm may be attributed to a decrease in muscle, as well as tendon stiffness, causing larger muscle fibre and non-contractile tissue oscillations following contraction...
  47. ncbi request reprint Muscles in microgravity: from fibres to human motion
    Pietro E di Prampero
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Udine, Piazzale M Kolbe 4, 33100, Udine, Italy
    J Biomech 36:403-12. 2003
    ..To counterbalance ac, the cyclist must lean inwards, so that the vectorial sum of ac plus the lunar gravity tends to the acceleration of gravity prevailing on Earth...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional resistance training and the fly-wheel ergometer for training the quadriceps muscle group in patients with unilateral knee injury
    Jim Greenwood
    Applied Biomedical Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:697-703. 2007
    ..The FWE appears to be as effective as standard resistance training equipment for improving knee extensor muscle group size and performance after knee injury...
  49. pmc Human tendon behaviour and adaptation, in vivo
    S Peter Magnusson
    Institute of Sports Medicine, Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Physiol 586:71-81. 2008
    ..Such adaptations seem advantageous for maintaining movement rapidity, reducing tendon stress and risk of injury, and possibly, for enabling muscles to operate closer to the optimum region of the length-tension relationship...
  50. doi request reprint A comparison of the physiologic effects of acute whole-body vibration exercise in young and older people
    Darryl J Cochrane
    Sport Management and Coaching, Department of Management, Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:815-21. 2008
    ..To examine the acute physiologic effects of acute whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise in young and older people...