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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 747094, 8 pages
Systematically Controlling for the Influence of Age, Sex, Hertz and Time Post-Whole-Body Vibration Exposure on Four Measures of Physical Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Cross-Over Study
Physical Therapy Program, Department of Health & Sport Science, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469-2925, USA
Received 7 June 2011; Accepted 30 July 2011
Academic Editor: Fulvio Lauretani
Copyright © 2011 Harold L. Merriman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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