Effects of Vibroacoustics on Elderly Nursing Home Residents

“A significant improvement in sadness and depression as
assessed by the DMAS was shown in the 15 elderly NH residents (p<0.05) after 2 weeks of VAT. Overall, these findings suggest that VAT induced relaxation in the elderly NH residents with symptoms of depression." "These reports suggest that VAT has an effect similar to aerobic exercise through activation of the p38MAPK pathway." "Falempin et al. suggested that tendon vibration (120 Hz) applied to rat soleus muscle can be used as a strategy to counteract the atrophic process observed after hindlimb unloading" https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jpts/24/3/24_291/_pdf