CAN POWER PLATE HELP WITH LONG COVID INFECTED INDIVIDUALS?
Research shows the potential application of Whole Body Vibration exercises improves the symptoms, the functional capacity and quality of life in COVID 19 infected individuals.
Power Plate is owned, licensed, and manufactured by Performance Health System LLC, Northbrook, Illinois, USA. Power Plates have been sold for 20 years and are sold worldwide.
Our vibration technology is engineered precisely. The medical certificated machines use a vibrating platform which gives the body’s muscles a high-speed workout by using Harmonic Precision Vibrations which are safe, consistent, and controlled levels of vibration, moving in 3 Dimensional directions (up and down, forwards and backwards and side to side) resulting in corresponding muscle activation, to stimulate them to contract and relax. Traditional exercising generally contracts the muscles once or twice per second, Power Plate vibrations cause an Automatic Reflex Muscle Contraction of 25-50 a second.
Just a few of the benefits researchers and vibration training users have reported include:
There are literally over a million Power Plate users across the world, who have been exercising on the device for twenty years. Such widespread use with no reported negative effects over an extended period demonstrates the safety of training on Power Plate. As with any form of exercise, there are certain preexisting medical conditions, which may make Power Plate an unsuitable option.
Each human organ vibrates, and that vibration is called natural vibration. Many frequencies of the natural vibration are said to be 5 Hz to 20 Hz. If the natural vibration and the vibration from the outside resonate, a problem will occur in the body. The vibration of the Power Plate is set from 25 Hz to 50 Hz to avoid physical problems caused by resonance vibration, and the structure is designed with consideration for human safety.
Power Plate’s 3D Harmonic Vibration stimulations ranges from 25Hz to 50Hz, chosen specifically because it is out of the range of the human body’s own resonance. Performance Health Systems is the only specialized company in its field to be a certified medical device manufacturer. On the other hand, there are many products of other companies that do not specify the vibration frequency or have a low frequency. In terms of amplitude, the Power Plate moves in millimeters, some machines move even more. Power Plate vs Copycats
Power Plate is considered the global market leader, with more than 20 years’ experience in whole body vibration training, products, and services. To help improve the health and vitality of people around the world, to ensure our products offer health, fitness and wellness benefits for a wide range of users, they have been developed by our research and product development team based on proven scientific findings regarding the effects of specific vibration exercise programs.
We advise everyone to contact their physician or specialist before using Power Plate and recommend they do not start training without first obtaining medical clearance to exercise. If you are currently active, cleared for exercise, and perform weight-bearing exercises, such as weight training or jogging, you are likely to be a good candidate for training on Power Plate. However, every person should be examined on an individual basis by a licensed medical practitioner. As with any form of exercise, if you feel faint, dizzy or ill while working out on Power Plate, you should cease your session immediately. Consult your doctor or specialist before restarting your training.
There are hundreds of independent, published research studies on different aspects of vibration training, using Power Plate, all carried out by universities around the world. These studies are published in highly respected, international academic journals, and you can read a selection of these studies on our Research page.
Characterizing for the Power Plate vibration training is that the warming up, stretching, exercise, systemic exercise of relaxation can be performed in a short period of time. All exercises performed traditionally on the floor can be performed on the Power Plate, static or dynamic.
Many people who use Power Plate with no other exercise are happy with their results. We do advise users to also engage in some form of cardiovascular exercise which can be performed on the Power Plate. It is important to remember that Power Plate can be used in conjunction with many other forms of training and pieces of exercise equipment.
3 Sessions. In general, we would suggest 3 vibration plate full body training sessions per week, each lasting between 10 and 30 minutes and leaving 48 hours for recovery between sessions. This is going to offer a wonderful set of advantages and is going to allow you to push hard at the same time. You need to keep the sessions short to ensure you can ramp up the intensity.
Athletes and coaches like it because Whole Body Vibration allows athletes to get in the same level of training they are used to, but in a much shorter time frame. Our whole body vibration can be integral part of the athlete’s daily workout routine. And after the workout is complete, the Power Plate can provide an effective cool-down.
Whole body vibration has helped improve the symptom of pain in the knee in people. It is low impact and stresses the bone tissue just enough to cause it to increase in mass and density. Power Plate’s Whole body vibration technology eliminates the trauma to sensitive joints and tendons that often makes conventional exercise intolerable.
Gradually the load of vibration exercise was increased by the frequency (30-40 Hz), the amplitude of motion, the number and exercise time (max. 30 minutes). The study showed an increase in bone density of the hip bone of 0.93% after 6 months of vibration exercise.
Vibration training on the Power Plate can bring success in treating pain resulting from osteoporosis and it increases physical fitness. Increasing muscle strength, neuromuscular coordination and balance, reducing the risk of falls, often resulting in fractures.
You can exercise your pelvic floor muscles, as studies have shown that vibration exercises on the Power Plate are beneficial for this particular group of muscles and for bladder control.
The level of stimulation Power Plate can cause is especially beneficial for those with neuromuscular degenerative impairments or conditions. The position and mechanoreceptors in the body (proprioceptors) are stimulated by the vibration and three-dimensional movement, leading to greater co-ordination and control, better balance, and reduced number of falls in those who are deconditioned or balance-compromised. We have seen truly remarkable outcomes among the elderly, stroke survivors, Cerebral Palsy, MS, Parkinson, Restless Leg Syndrome amongst many others.
(For more information, take a look at our Research page.)
Vibration machines enhance circulation and skin blood flow. Power Plate’s vibration training provides immediate increase in blood circulation, enhancing the delivery of nutrients and oxygen to cells and supporting their functioning. See our Research page.
One of the most popular vibration plate benefits is its ability to aid weight loss. As little as 10 minutes a day on a vibration plate can help you achieve your weight loss goals. As using a vibration plate turns up the intensity of your normal workout, it boosts your metabolism, so you’ll burn fat at a higher rate.
Significant weight loss is often reported by those who use Power Plate regularly in conjunction with a healthy, calorie-controlled diet. One of the reasons for this is increased lymphatic flow and associated removal of biological waste, and retained fluid. Research shows, when used as part of an active lifestyle, Power Plate® may have a significant impact upon the reduction of body fat. This may occur due to increases in metabolism both during and following exercise.
With studies, the vibration plate group lost the highest percentage of weight with an average loss of 11% of their body weight in the first six months and maintained a 10.5% loss after a year compared to a 7% initial body weight loss in the diet and conventional exercise group, which maintained a 6.9% loss.
190 calories. In one 10 minute whole body vibration session with our machine, you can burn up to 190 calories.
Vibration therapy itself doesn’t target cellulite, but our machine does help strengthen and model the fibers in that part of the collagen on your leg and buttocks. Power Plate’s deep tissue massage also improve the appearance of your skin by targeting the fluid that rests in our subcutaneous tissue.
2 to 6 weeks. Your present condition and your commitment to living a cleaner healthier lifestyle will determine when you will begin to see results. Typically 2 to 6 weeks is about the time when you will achieve significant results.
Power Plate can be found in health clubs as well as many independent gyms, spas, hotels, leisure centers, clinics and rehabilitation centers. There is also an ever-expanding selection of authorized Power Plate Centers across the globe. Please see the Power Plate Locator on our website to find a center near you. You can purchase Power Plate® products right here or from leading resellers in the region.
Power Plate creates product performance by generating 3 Dimensional vibration. Due to the characteristics of the product, the vibration and vibration noise will differ depending on the environment in which it is used. Before using the product, be sure to read the Instruction Manual. In general houses, especially apartments and condominiums, vibration and sound may be transmitted to downstairs and to the next room depending on the floor structure and materials.
In case you are concerned about the vibrations and the vibration noise, change the installation location. In addition, you may use a commercially mat with anti-vibration effect, avoid using the Power Plate in the middle of the night and very early in the morning.
There is a Power Shield (vibration isolation plate) for each Power Plate model available, so if you are concerned about the vibrations, we recommend that you use our Power Shield (sold separately).
Maximum volume of sound generated by the Personal Power Plate® is 52.7 dB (decibel) in High mode.
Standard value for washing machines used in general households is 65 dB or less and for vacuum cleaners 75 dB to 85 dB or less.
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