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Table 3 Values of functional parameters before and after the WBV protocol

From: Whole-body vibration improves the functional parameters of individuals with metabolic syndrome: an exploratory study

  Before WBV Mean ± SD After WBV Mean ± SD p-value Effect-size
HS (kgf) 20.02 ± 7.72 22.41 ± 6.53 0.04 d = 0.33
ATF (cm) 16.31 ± 10.31 13.34 ± 11.02 0.01 r = 0.60
GS (m/s) 0.73 ± 0.20 0.83 ± 0.27 0.02 d = 0.42
STS (s) 20.25 ± 7.74 16.24 ± 3.99 0.005 r = 0.65
  1. HS handgrip strength, ATF anterior trunk flexion – anterior trunk flexion test, GS gait speed, STS sit-to-stand test; p- significance at p ≤ 0.05, d- Cohen’s d, r- correlation coefficients