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Acta Physiol Pol. 1976 Jul-Aug;27(4):347-54.

Studies on the transmission of vibrations in human organism exposed to low-frequency whole-body vibration.


Investigations were carried out in a group of 20 males with a definite morpho-physiological type, at two selected ranges of acceleration values chosen according to ISO criteria in the range of 2-20 Hz. In the subjects exposed to vibration the values of vibration acceleration were measured in different points along the spine at the levels of S3, L3, Th7, C3 and at the vertex. The investigations demonstrated that the frequency is the parameter of crucial significance for the propagation of vibrations in the human organism. Vibration within the frequency range up to 12 Hz affects the whole human organism, while the vibrations above 12 Hz have only a local effect.

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