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ERIC Number: EJ1179642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
The Effects of Whole Body Vibration Training on Some Biochemical Values in Terms of Osteoporosis Risk in Premenopausal Women
Demirel, Nurcan; Kaya, Faith; Pinar, Salih
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v6 n4a p9-12 Apr 2018
The main purpose of the present study is to comparatively examine the effects of Whole body vibration (WBV) trainings on some biochemical bone-turnover markers (Beta-CTx, Osteocalcin) in terms of osteoporosis. Twenty-four sedentary women (mean age = 37.12 ± 1.84 years) participated in the study. The participants were randomly divided to 3 groups: whole body vibration exercise group (WBV, n = 8), classical resistance exercise group (CR, n = 8), and control group (CO, n = 8). Vibration trainings and classical resistance trainings were applied in similar exercise models for major muscle groups three days a week for eight weeks, not on consecutive days but in the same contexts. Of biochemical values, Beta-CTx and Osteocalcin were analysed by using Cobas e 411 ECLIA (Electro Chem. Luminance Immune Assay) method before and after the eight-week exercise period. For intra-group comparisons paired-samples t-test, for inter-group comparisons one way ANOVA, and for multi-comparisons Tukey test were used. While a statistically significant difference was found between pretest posttest of Beta-CTx and Osteocalcin values of CR (p<0.05), there was not a significant difference in WBV and CO groups (p>0.05). A statistically significant difference was found between the groups in terms of pretest posttest biochemical value changes (Beta-CTx, Osteocalsin) of the participants (p<0.05). As a result, eight-week WBV training in premenopausal women can be considered as safe in terms of biochemical values' (Beta-CTx, Osteocalcin) remaining unchanged. On the other hand, CR training made significant changes on the values in question. Whether this change is an acute effect or not has become a raising question. This case can be studied in premenopausal women in further research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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