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Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
Fitness for seniors
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  • 1. <ul><li>ADVANCED THERAPY &amp; FITNESS FOR SENIOR POPULATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>Optimal Vertical Vibration </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Non-Weight Bearing Muscle Conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Passive Rehabilitation </li></ul>
  • 2. <ul><li>WHOLE BODY VIBRATION/OSCILLATION TRAINING creates a fast twitch muscle response to the involuntary muscle contractions created by the vibration, and another simultaneous muscle response to the continuous instability that is being forced upon the body by the vertically shifting plane. This muscle response is called Tonic Reflex Vibration (TVR). While it is virtually impossible to produce a vibration machine with 100 % ‘Lineal Motion’, the patented design of the Health Mark units is as close as achievable. This design allows the body to work more directly against gravity, essentially allowing you to use your own body weight to work out with, while limiting side-ways stresses to the joints. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as ‘Hyper Gravity’ or ‘Increased Gravity’. The movement exerted onto and into your body by the vertical oscillation will help to optimize muscle performance in regards to strength, power, flexibility, and tone while improving reflex strength and balance. This same technology can also be used to relax and rehabilitate tired muscles, temporarily improve blood, lactic acid and lymphatic fluid circulation, and research has indicated that these techniques can also help increase bone mass density. </li></ul><ul><li>Training and therapy programs utilizing these advanced techniques allow muscle conditioning in a passive environment, thereby limiting the possibility of muscle, ligament and tendon strain that may otherwise become prevalent in senior populations. </li></ul><ul><li>The muscle strength, conditioning and balance gained through this type of advanced training is required to improve balance and gate in senior populations; and the agility that is enhanced is what is required in many instances to prevent near fall situations. The concept of improved mobility is not only a fitness concern for our senior populations, it more importantly an issue of independence and quality of life. This can be seen by the yearly statistics regarding injuries and convalescence resulting from falls amongst older populations. </li></ul><ul><li>Optimal Vertical Vibration is of primary importance in this arena of fitness and treatment, as by limiting tri-planar or sideways vibration stress will not be applied to the joints from and unnatural angle. </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>FREQUENCY </li></ul><ul><li>Impulses or cycles per second delivered into the body </li></ul><ul><li>By adjusting the frequency the user has the ability to alter the rate of the involuntary reactive contractions that the body exhibits in response to the external stimuli. </li></ul><ul><li>Higher frequencies will effect fast twitch muscle fibers to a higher degree; and are therefore beneficial for agility, balance, strength, muscle endurance, and all of the associated health benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Lower frequencies will effect fast twitch muscle fibers at a slower rate, and incorporate more of the slow twitch muscle fibers; and are therefore beneficial for muscle strength, tone, power, and all of the associated health benefits. </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>AMPLITUDE </li></ul><ul><li>The measurable amount of vertical lift, travel or vibration </li></ul><ul><li>By adjusting the amplitude the user has the ability to alter the effect of ‘Hyper Gravity’, or force being exerted onto the body through a combination of gravity and the user’s own body weight. </li></ul><ul><li>Higher amplitudes will exert increased forces; and are therefore beneficial for power, strength, muscle endurance, and all of the associated health benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Lower amplitudes will exert a reduced amount of force; and are therefore beneficial for muscle tone, massage &amp; relaxation, limiting external force on damaged ligaments/tendons/joints during rehab, and all of the associated health benefits. </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Allows for upper body muscle training in a non-weight bearing application </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for increased force to be applied to the lower body in a non-weight bearing application without increasing the frequency or amplitude </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for the strengthening and rehabilitation of joints, ligaments and tendons safely, without risking further injury due over exertion or rotation when performing similar movements with free weights or hydraulic units </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Postmenopausal Risk-Factors in Elderly Women ; Study started in April 2008; Estimated study completion by August 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of Whole Body Vibration in People With Chronic Stroke ; Study started in July 2009; Estimated study completion by June 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Effect of Whole Body Vibration Therapy in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (WBV-JIA) ; Study started in February 2009; Estimated study completion by August 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Effects of Whole Body Vibration in Elderly Patients Requiring Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study ; Study started in October 2001; Estimated study completion by December 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Body Vibration Therapy in Participants With MS Related Balance Deficits ; Study started in October 2006; study is ongoing. </li></ul><ul><li>Effect of Bone on Alpha Motor Neuron Excitability (EBAMNE) ; Study started in August 2009; Estimated study completion by February 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>The Influence of Vibration on Bone Mineral Density in Women Who Have Weak Bones After Menopause ; Study started in November 2006; Estimated study completion by October 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance Exercise Training For Radically Treated Respiratory Cancer (REINFORCE) ; Study started in January 2009; Estimated study completion by December 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Bone Health in Pediatric Crohn&apos;s Disease: A Low Magnitude Mechanical Stimulus Trial ; Study started in February 2007; Estimated study completion by February 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>&amp;quot;VIBES&amp;quot; - Low Magnitude Mechanical Stimulation to Improve Bone Mineral Density ; Study started in February 2007; Estimated study completion by March 2010. </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>Ness LL, Field-Fote EC. &amp;quot;Effect of whole-body vibration on quadriceps spasticity in individuals with spastic hypertonia due to spinal cord injury.&amp;quot; Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2009;27(6):621-31. </li></ul><ul><li>Hand J, Verscheure S, Osternig L. &amp;quot;A comparison of whole-body vibration and resistance training on total work in the rotator cuff.&amp;quot; J Athl Train. 2009 Sep-Oct;44(5):469-74. </li></ul><ul><li>Ness L.L., Field-Fote E.C. &amp;quot;Whole-body vibration improves walking function in individuals with spinal cord injury: A pilot study.&amp;quot; Gait Posture . Jul 31, 2009. [Epub ahead of print] </li></ul><ul><li>Bakker EW, Verhagen AP, van Trijffel E, Lucas C, Koes BW. &amp;quot;Spinal mechanical load as a risk factor for low back pain: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies.&amp;quot; Spine . Apr 15, 2009;34(8):E281-93. </li></ul><ul><li>Trans T, Aaboe J, Henriksen M, Christensen R, Bliddal H, Lund H. &amp;quot;Effect of whole body vibration exercise on muscle strength and proprioception in females with knee osteoarthritis.&amp;quot; Knee . Jan 13, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Moezy, Azar; Gholamreza Olyaei, Mohammadreza Hadian, Mohammad Razi, and Soghrat Faghihzadeh. &amp;quot;A Comparative Study of Whole Body Vibration Training and Conventional Training on Knee Proprioception and Postural Stability after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction&amp;quot; British Journal of Sports Medicine. Online: 2008 Jan. 8. </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>Liphardt AM, Mündermann A, Koo S, Bäcker N, Andriacchi TP, Zange J, Mester J, Heer M. &amp;quot;Vibration training intervention to maintain cartilage thickness and serum concentrations of cartilage oligometric matrix protein (COMP) during immobilization.&amp;quot; Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 Sep 1; Epub ahead of print. </li></ul><ul><li>Christiansen BA. &amp;quot;Whole-body vibration and weight loss: truth or consequence?&amp;quot; Int J Obes (Lond). 2009 Mar;33(3):384; author reply 382-3. Epub Jan 20, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Maddalozzo GF, Iwaniec UT, Turner RT, Rosen CJ, Widrick JJ. &amp;quot;Whole-body vibration slows the acquisition of fat in mature female rats.&amp;quot; Int J Obes (Lond). Sep 2008;32(9):1348-54. Epub Jul 29, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Otsuki T, Takanami Y, Aoi W, Kawai Y, Ichikawa H, Yoshikawa T. &amp;quot;Arterial stiffness acutely decreases after whole-body vibration in humans.&amp;quot; Acta Physiol (Oxf). Epub May 29, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Goto K, Takamatsu K. &amp;quot;Hormone and lipolytic responses to whole body vibration in young men.&amp;quot; Jpn J Physiol . Oct 2005;55(5):279-84. Epub Nov 8, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Cardinale, M. &amp;quot;The Effects of Vibration on Human Performance and Hormonal Profile.&amp;quot; Doctoral thesis, Semmelweis University, 2002. [PDF] </li></ul><ul><li>Kalu, D.N., et al. &amp;quot;How Cancellous and Cortical Bones Adapt to Loading and Growth Hormone.&amp;quot; Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions , 2000, Vol. 1, No. 1, pg. 19-23. </li></ul><ul><li>Bosco, C., et al. &amp;quot;Hormonal Responses to Whole-Body Vibration in Men.&amp;quot; European Journal of Applied Physiology , 2000, pg. 449-454. </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>Soiza RL. &amp;quot;Optimising whole body vibration training for use in older people.&amp;quot; Age Ageing. 2009 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] </li></ul><ul><li>&amp;quot;Vibration physical exercises as the rehabilitation in gerontology.&amp;quot;[Article in Russian] Adv Gerontol. 2009;22(2):337-42. </li></ul><ul><li>Kemmler W, V Stengel S, Mayer S, Niedermayer M, Hentschke C, Kalender WA. Z Gerontol Geriatr. &amp;quot;Effect of whole body vibration on the neuromuscular performance of females 65 years and older : One-year results of the controlled randomized ELVIS study.&amp;quot; [Article in German] 2009 Oct 1; Epub ahead of print. </li></ul><ul><li>Furness T.P., Maschette W.E. &amp;quot;Influence of whole body vibration platform frequency on neuromuscular performance of community-dwelling older adults.&amp;quot; J Strength Cond Res. , Aug 2009, 23(5):1508-13. </li></ul><ul><li>Kaeding TS. &amp;quot;Sarcopenia and whole body vibration training: An overview.&amp;quot; Z Gerontol Geriatr . Epub 2008 Aug 29. [Article in German] </li></ul><ul><li>Rees SS, Murphy AJ, Watsford ML. &amp;quot;Effects of whole body vibration on postural steadiness in an older population.&amp;quot; J Sci Med Sport . Epub Jun 10, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Kawanabe K, Kawashima A, Sashimoto I, Takeda T, Sato Y, Iwamoto J. &amp;quot;Effect of whole-body vibration exercise and muscle strengthening, balance, and walking exercises on walking ability in the elderly.&amp;quot; Keio J Med . Mar 2007;56(1):28-33. </li></ul><ul><li>Bruyere, O., et al. &amp;quot;Controlled Whole Body Vibrations Improve Health Related Quality of Life in Elderly Patients.&amp;quot; Research article abstract. </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Belavý DL, Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D. &amp;quot;Resistive vibration exercise reduces lower limb muscle atrophy during 56-day bed-rest.&amp;quot; J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2009 Oct-Dec;9(4):225-35. </li></ul><ul><li>Thompson, Sylvia. &amp;quot;Green light for exercise.&amp;quot; The Irish Times . 2009, Nov 24. </li></ul><ul><li>Schyns F, Paul L, Finlay K, Ferguson C, Noble E. Vibration therapy in multiple sclerosis: a pilot study exploring its effects on tone, muscle force, sensation and functional performance. Clin Rehabil . Sep 2009;23(9):771-81. Epub Jun 26, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Alentorn-Geli E, Padilla J, Moras G, Lázaro Haro C, Fernández-Solà J. &amp;quot;Six weeks of whole-body vibration exercise improves pain and fatigue in women with fibromyalgia.&amp;quot; J Altern Complement Med . Oct 2008;14(8):975-81. </li></ul><ul><li>Rietschel E, van Koningsbruggen S, Fricke O, Semler O, Schoenau E. &amp;quot;Whole body vibration: a new therapeutic approach to improve muscle function in cystic fibrosis?&amp;quot; Int J Rehabil Res. 2008 Sep;31(3):253-6. </li></ul><ul><li>Semler, O.; O. Fricke, K. Vezyroglou, C. Stark, A. Stabrey, E. Schoenau. &amp;quot;Results of a prospective pilot trial on mobility after whole body vibration in children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta.&amp;quot; Clinical Rehabilitation. May 2008; 22(5):387-94. </li></ul><ul><li>Reichardt, Christian. &amp;quot;Whole Body Vibration and Scoliosis Treatment.&amp;quot; The American Chiropractor . April 2008:48-50. </li></ul><ul><li>Semler, O., O. Fricke, K. Vezyroglou, C. Stark, E. Schoenau. &amp;quot;Preliminary results on the mobility after whole body vibration in immobilized children and adolescents.&amp;quot; J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 2007; 7(1):77-81. </li></ul><ul><li>Tihanyi, T.K., M. Horváth, G. Fazekas, T. Hortobágyi and J. Tihanyi. &amp;quot;One session of whole body vibration increases voluntary muscle strength transiently in patients with stroke.&amp;quot; Clinical Rehabilitation 2007. Vol. 21: 782–793. </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>Haas, Christian T., Stephan Turbanski, Kirn Kessler and Dietmar Schmidtbleicher. &amp;quot;The effects of random whole-body-vibration on motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease.&amp;quot; NeuroRehabilitation 21, 2006: 29–36. </li></ul><ul><li>Price, Kelly. Article in the Nashville Medical News . &amp;quot;MS and WBV: A Promising Combination.&amp;quot; October 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Schuhfried, Othmar, C. Mittermaier, T. Jovanovic, K. Pieber and T. Paternostro-Sluga. &amp;quot;Effects of whole-body vibration in patients with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study.&amp;quot; Clinical Rehabilitation 2005. Vol. 19: 834-842. </li></ul><ul><li>Fontana, Tania L., Carolyn A. Richardson, and Warren R. Stanton. &amp;quot;The effect of weightbearing exercise with low frequency, whole body vibration on lumbosacral proprioception: A pilot study on normal subjects.&amp;quot; Australian Journal of Physiotherapy . 2005: Vol. 51. </li></ul><ul><li>Turbanski S, Haas CT, Schmidtbleicher D, Friedrich A, Duisberg P. &amp;quot;Effects of random whole-body vibration on postural control in Parkinson&apos;s disease.&amp;quot; Research in Sports Medicine , 2005, Jul - Sep, Vol. 13, No. 3, pg. 243-56. </li></ul><ul><li>van Nes, Ilse J.W., et al. &amp;quot;Short-Term Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Postural Control in Unilateral Chronic Stroke Patients: Preliminary Evidence.&amp;quot; Abstract from the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , Vol. 83, No. 11, Nov. 2004, pg. 867-873. </li></ul><ul><li>Verschueren, S., M. Roelants, C. Delecluse, S. Swinnen, D. Vanderschueren and S. Boonen. &amp;quot;Effect of 6-Month Whole Body Vibration Training on Hip Density, Muscle Strength, and Postural Control in Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study.&amp;quot; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research , Vol. 19, March 2004, pg. 352-359. </li></ul><ul><li>Lenhardt, M.L., et al. &amp;quot;Use of High-Frequency and Muscle Vibration in the Treatment of Tinnitus.&amp;quot; International Tinnitus Journal , 2003, Vol. 9, No. 1, pg. 32-36. </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>Humphries B, Fenning A, Dugan E, Guinane J, MacRae K. &amp;quot;Whole-body vibration effects on bone mineral density in women with or without resistance training.&amp;quot; Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1025-31. </li></ul><ul><li>de Zepetnek JO, Giangregorio LM, Craven BC. &amp;quot;Whole-body vibration as potential intervention for people with low bone mineral density and osteoporosis: a review.&amp;quot; J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009;46(4):529-42. </li></ul><ul><li>Rittweger J, Beller G, Armbrecht G, Mulder E, Buehring B, Gast U, Dimeo F, Schubert H, de Haan A, Stegeman DF, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D. &amp;quot;Prevention of bone loss during 56 days of strict bed rest by side-alternating resistive vibration exercise.&amp;quot; Bone 2009 Sep 2; Epub ahead of print. </li></ul><ul><li>von Stengel S, Kemmler W, Mayer S, Engelke K, Klarner A, Kalender WA. &amp;quot;Effect of whole body vibration exercise on osteoporotic risk factors.&amp;quot; Dtsch Med Wochenschr [article in German]. Jul 2009;134(30):1511-6. Epub Jul 14, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Sehmisch S, Galal R, Kolios L, Tezval M, Dullin C, Zimmer S, Stuermer KM, Stuermer EK. &amp;quot;Effects of low-magnitude, high-frequency mechanical stimulation in the rat osteopenia model.&amp;quot; Osteoporos Int . Mar 13, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Ezenwa B, Burns E, Wilson C. &amp;quot;Multiple vibration intensities and frequencies for bone mineral density improvement.&amp;quot; Conference Proceedings, IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2008;1:4186-9. </li></ul><ul><li>Rubin, Clinton T. &amp;quot;Contraindications and Potential Dangers of the Use of Vibration as a Treatment for Osteoporosis and other Musculoskeletal Diseases.&amp;quot; Published April 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Gilsanz, Vicente, Tishya AL Wren, Monique Sanchez, Frederick Dorey, Stefan Judex, and Clinton Rubin. &amp;quot;Low-Level, High-Frequency Mechanical Signals Enhance Musculoskeletal Development of Young Women With Low BMD.&amp;quot; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research . Vol. 21, No. 9, 2006. </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>Rubin, Clinton, Stefan Judex, Yi-Xian Qin. &amp;quot;Low-level mechanical signals and their potential as a non-pharmacological intervention for osteoporosis.&amp;quot; Age and Ageing . 2006; 35-S2: ii32–ii36. </li></ul><ul><li>Rubin, Janet; Clinton Rubin, Christopher Rae Jacobs. &amp;quot;Molecular pathways mediating mechanical signaling in bone.&amp;quot; Gene . 2006 Feb 15. 367: 1-16. </li></ul><ul><li>Verschueren, S., M. Roelants, C. Delecluse, S. Swinnen, D. Vanderschueren and S. Boonen. &amp;quot;Effect of 6-Month Whole Body Vibration Training on Hip Density, Muscle Strength, and Postural Control in Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study.&amp;quot; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research , Vol. 19, March 2004, pg. 352-359. </li></ul><ul><li>Barry, Patrick L. quot;Good Vibrations: A New Treatment Under Study by NASA-funded Doctors Could Reverse Bone Loss Experienced by Astronauts in Space.&amp;quot; Science @ NASA Web site , Nov. 2, 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Bosco, C., R. Colli, E. Introini, M. Cardinale, M. Iacovelli&apos;, J. Tihanyi, S.P. von Duvillard, A. Viru. &amp;quot;Adaptive Responses of Human Skeletal Muscle to Vibration Exposure.&amp;quot; Clinical Physiology , Vol. 19, No. 2, Feb. 1999, pg. 183.[PDF] </li></ul><ul><li>Schießl, H., J. Willnecker. &amp;quot;New Insights about the Relationship between Bone Strength and Muscle Strength.&amp;quot; Paper abstract.[PDF] </li></ul>
  • 14. <ul><li>&amp;quot;Vibration and the Neuromuscular System.&amp;quot; Educational article from the Perth Integrated Health Clinic. </li></ul><ul><li>Rittweger J. &amp;quot;Vibration as an exercise modality: how it may work, and what its potential might be.&amp;quot; Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Dec. 12. [Epub ahead of print] </li></ul><ul><li>Rauch F. &amp;quot;Vibration therapy.&amp;quot; Dev Med Child Neurol. 2009 Oct;51. Suppl 4:166-8. </li></ul><ul><li>Belav, D.L.; J.A. Hides, S.J. Wilson, W. Stanton, F.C. Dimeo, J. Rittweger, D. Felsenberg, C.A. Richardson. &amp;quot;Resistive simulated weightbearing exercise with whole body vibration reduces lumbar spine deconditioning in bed-rest.&amp;quot; Spine. 2008 Mar. 1. 33,(5): E121-31. </li></ul><ul><li>Hazell, T.J., J.M. Jakobi, K.A. Kenno. &amp;quot;The effects of whole-body vibration on upper- and lower-body EMG during static and dynamic contractions.&amp;quot; Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism . 2007 Dec. 32(6): 1156-63. </li></ul><ul><li>Reichardt, Christian H. &amp;quot;Vibrational Therapy: How does it work for exercise?&amp;quot; The American Chiropractor July 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce, Robert Douglas, III. &amp;quot; The Problem of Bone Loss During Space Flight and the Need for More Effective Treatments to Make a Mission to Mars Safer. &amp;quot; May 28, 2002. Literature Review. </li></ul><ul><li>Raloff, Janet. &amp;quot;Medicinal EMFs: Harnessing Electric and Magnetic Fields for Healing and Health.&amp;quot; Science News , Vol. 156, No. 20, 1999, pg. 316. </li></ul><ul><li>Griffin, M.J. &amp;quot;Biodynamic Response To Whole-Body Vibration.&amp;quot; The Shock and Vibration Digest 1981. Vol. 13; 3-12 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  • 15. <ul><li>Patented Linkage Technology ensures that the Health Mark machines have the ‘Purest Vertical Amplitude’ possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Limiting Tri-Planar vibration is increasingly important when utilizing these techniques with Senior Populations </li></ul><ul><li>Health Mark manufactures machines with the broadest range of fixed amplitudes and platform dimensions in order to satisfy all performance and options. </li></ul><ul><li>Health Mark manufactures the only cabled stack machines for sale in the United States with ‘DIRECT’ vibrating and oscillating stacks. This is particularly important for upper body conditioning when dealing with Senior Populations, Wheel Chair Populations, Stroke and Paraplegic Populations. </li></ul><ul><li>Health Mark manufactures low profile (ground height measurements) units which limit hip strain while stepping onto the unit. </li></ul><ul><li>Health Mark provides workout/therapy guides and charts customized to the clients/members needs and requirements </li></ul>DIRECT VIBRATION AND OSCILLATION STACKS VERTICAL VIBRATION PLATFORMS VERTICAL UPRIGHT PLATFORMS
  • 16. APPLICATION: Commercial NET WEIGHT: 176 lbs. WEIGHT CAPACITY: 990 lbs Hz RANGE: 5 - 30 AMPLITUDE: 1 mm Fixed PROGRAMMING: 8 Manual/7 Auto <ul><li>The operating frequency parameters are within the ranges utilized for all case studies regarding fitness, health and wellness as outlined in this presentation. The low fixed amplitude of this unit is well suited for therapy or training sessions where existing lower or upper body joint discomfort or trauma may be prevalent. The net weight of this unit is also well suited for body movements where a stable based is required. </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Medical Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Conditioning and Toning in Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>with Callisthenic Movements </li></ul><ul><li>Massage Stimulation and Relaxation </li></ul>
  • 17. APPLICATION: Commercial NET WEIGHT: 176 lbs. WEIGHT CAPACITY: 660 lbs Hz RANGE: 4 - 12 AMPLITUDE: 4 mm Fixed PROGRAMMING: 8 Manual/7 Auto <ul><li>The operating frequency parameters are within the ranges utilized for all case studies regarding fitness, health and wellness as outlined in this presentation. The medium-high fixed amplitude of this unit is well suited for therapy or training sessions where an emphasis may be place upon building or re-building strength and power, particularly in the lower extremities. The net weight of this unit is also well suited for body movements where a stable based is required. </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Medical Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Toning and Power in Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>with Callisthenic Movements </li></ul>
  • 18. APPLICATION: Commercial NET WEIGHT: 242 lbs. WEIGHT CAPACITY: 484 lbs Hz RANGE: 4 - 12 AMPLITUDE: 30 mm Fixed PROGRAMMING: 7 Manual/3 Auto <ul><li>The operating frequency parameters are within the ranges utilized for all case studies regarding fitness, health and wellness as outlined in this presentation. The high fixed amplitude of this unit is well suited for training sessions where an emphasis may be place upon building muscle strength, mass, endurance and power, particularly in individuals of existing good physical health. This is the perfect option for physically fit members who want to maintain or improve their physical stature without weight bearing exercises. The net weight of this unit is also well suited for body movements where a stable based is required. </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Medical Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Building, Endurance, Strength and Power in </li></ul><ul><li>Conjunction with Callisthenic Movements </li></ul>
  • 19. APPLICATION: Commercial NET WEIGHT: 192 lbs. WEIGHT CAPACITY 1,320lbs Hz RANGE: 5 - 30 AMPLITUDE: 1 mm Fixed PROGRAMMING: 7 Manual/3 Auto <ul><li>The operating frequency parameters are within the ranges utilized for all case studies regarding fitness, health and wellness as outlined in this presentation. The low fixed amplitude of this unit is well suited for therapy or training sessions where existing lower or upper body joint discomfort or trauma may be prevalent. The net weight, weight capacity and platform dimensions of this unit are also well suited for body movements where a stable based is required, additional space is required for more complex movements, additional space is required for prone body positioning, additional space is required for assisted workout movements with a trainer/therapist, or additional space is required for partnered workouts . </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Medical Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Conditioning and Toning in Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>with Callisthenic Movements </li></ul><ul><li>Massage Stimulation and Relaxation </li></ul>
  • 20. APPLICATION: Commercial NET WEIGHT: 192 lbs. WEIGHT CAPACITY 1,320lbs Hz RANGE: 5 - 30 AMPLITUDE: 1 mm Fixed PROGRAMMING: 7 Manual/3 Auto STACK WEIGHT: 200 lbs. Combined <ul><li>The operating frequency parameters are within the ranges utilized for all case studies regarding fitness, health and wellness as outlined in this presentation; while the weight stacks provide the option of weight bearing exercises for those individuals who are physically fit, or looking to improve upon their existing muscle mass and tone. The low fixed amplitude of this unit is well suited for therapy or training sessions where existing lower or upper body joint discomfort or trauma may be prevalent. The net weight, weight capacity and platform dimensions of this unit are also well suited for body movements where a stable based is required, additional space is required for more complex movements, additional space is required for prone body positioning, additional space is required for assisted workout movements with a trainer/therapist, or additional space is required for partnered workouts . </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Medical Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Conditioning and Toning in Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>with Callisthenic Movements </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Building, Strength Improvements and Muscle Toning in Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>with Weight Bearing Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Massage Stimulation and Relaxation </li></ul>
  • 21. APPLICATION: Commercial Hz RANGE: 4 - 30 AMPLITUDE: 2 - 8 mm PROGRAMMING: 9 Manual/3 Auto PULLEY STATIONS: 6 STACK WEIGHT: 200 lbs. Combined <ul><li>The operating frequency parameters are within the ranges utilized for all case studies regarding fitness, health and wellness as outlined in this presentation; while the weight stacks provide the option of weight bearing exercises for those individuals who are otherwise physically fit, or looking to improve upon their existing muscle mass and tone. The direct amplitude and frequency injection to the weights allows for stimulation directly into the muscle belly for the upper body. This this unit is well suited for therapy or training sessions where an emphasis is placed on direct vibration to the muscles of the upper torso, where advanced muscle development is desired in otherwise physically fit individuals, where an increase in upper body muscle strength is desired in wheel chair bound individuals, where muscle tension release is required in individuals with muscle tightening conditions such as MS, or where muscle conditioning is required in individuals with a partial loss of muscle function such as in stroke patients or paraplegics. </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Wellness and Medical Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Building, Strength Improvements and Muscle Toning in Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>with Weight Bearing Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Massage Stimulation and Relaxation </li></ul>
  • 22. <ul><li>Access to cutting edge fitness and therapy technology utilized by high end institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Cuts training times exponentially with safer and more effective sessions, thereby making the workout experience more pleasurable and convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces the recovery times between sessions thereby increasing the visible, health and wellness benefits seen by the member </li></ul><ul><li>Member satisfaction in knowing that they have the opportunity to maximize their health potential and improve their quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>Safer workout experience since improved performance and strength &amp; toning gains can be achieved while performing non-weight bearing exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Greater health benefits realized than when performing standard weight bearing and cardio exercises alone </li></ul>
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