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The Effect of Auditory and Vibration Stimulation on Proprioception of the Lower Extremity

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  • Department Physical Therapy, Sun Moon University, Asan-si, Chungnam, Korea, Republic of
  • Department Physical Therapy, Sun Moon University, Asan-si, Chungnam

Abstract


Objectives: The purpose of this study was to vibration and auditory stimuli affected the sense of ankle, knee, and hip joint position. Methods/Statistical Analysis: 40 healthy male and female adults who did not undergo an operation for diseases relevant to ankle, knee and hip joints were recruited for this test. By dividing experiment group into auditory stimulus group, vibration stimulus group, auditory, vibration stimulus group, sense of position for ankle, knee and hip joints was measured and for control group, sense of position for ankle, knee and hip joints was measured without any intervention. In order to give excitation arousal to auditory stimulus group and vibration stimulus group, cheerful music was played to them and to give vibration stimulus to vibration stimulus group and auditory, vibration stimulus group, vibration stimulus was given to them. Test subjects were directed to remember target angle through exercise of 5 times including ankle joint 20o, knee joint 30o and hip joint 95o and then stop exercise when they thought to arrive at the first remembered angle after taking a rest. As measurement tool, isokinetic muscular strength test equipment was used. Findings: In auditory stimulus group, significant difference was represented in ankle joint and in vibration stimulus group (p<.05), such difference was represented in ankle, knee and hip joints (p<.05). However, its mean value did not show any significant difference (p>.05). Improvements/Applications: As a result, this research has proved that vibration stimulates the ankle, knee, hip joint position sense and auditory stimulation of the senses is the effect on the position of the ankle stimulation.


Keywords

Ankle Position Sense, Auditory Stimulation, Hip Position Sense, Proprioception, Vibration Stimulation.

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