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Joint mobility changes due to low frequency vibration and stretching exercise
  1. J. Atha,
  2. D. W. Wheatley


    It has been shown that fifteen minutes of locally applied cycloid vibration of low amplitude and frequency is equally as effective as a fifteen minute programme of flexibility exercises in increasing short term mobility of the hip flexors. It is suggested that this mobility change may occur as a result of improved muscle relaxation.

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