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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Study protocol: the effect of whole body vibration on acute unilateral unstable lateral ankle sprain- a biphasic randomized controlled trial

  • Sebastian Felix Baumbach1,
  • Mariette Fasser2,
  • Hans Polzer1,
  • Michael Sieb2,
  • Markus Regauer1,
  • Wolf Mutschler1,
  • Matthias Schieker1Email author and
  • Michael Blauth2
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:22

Received: 29 October 2012

Accepted: 3 January 2013

Published: 14 January 2013

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29 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sebastian Baumbach
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
14 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-22

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Surgery, Campus Innenstadt, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
Department of Trauma Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria