tonic vibration reflex


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tonic vibration reflex

Abbreviation: TVR
A polysynaptic reflex believed to depend on spinal and supraspinal pathways.
See also: reflex
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One of the proposed mechanisms of improvement in performance is an increase in muscle activation via neurogenic potentiation based on the tonic vibration reflex (Rittweger et al.
In addition, another possible explanation for the superiority of the loaded WBV (50 Hz and 4 mm) maybe related to increased tonic vibration reflex (TVR) conditions that led to better muscle capabilities; dampening external perturbations and reducing resonance effects.
The most frequently cited mechanism by which WBV increases muscle activity is the tonic vibration reflex (TVR) (Cardinale and Bosco, 2003; Torvinen et al.
1980) The tonic vibration reflex and the paradox in limb and jaw muscle in man.