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Trapezius activity and intramuscular balance during isokinetic exercise in overhead athletes with impingement symptoms
We compared normalized trapezius muscle activity and intramuscular balance ratios between overhead athletes with impingement symptoms and non‐injured athletes during isokinetic abduction and externalExpand
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Scapular Muscle Recruitment Patterns: Trapezius Muscle Latency with and without Impingement Symptoms
Background Altered muscle activity in the scapular muscles is commonly believed to be a factor contributing to shoulder impingement syndrome. However, one important measure of the muscularExpand
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Rehabilitation of Scapular Muscle Balance
Background Strengthening exercises for the scapular muscles are used in the treatment of scapulothoracic dysfunction related to shoulder injury. In view of the intermuscular and intramuscularExpand
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Rehabilitation of shoulder impingement syndrome and rotator cuff injuries: an evidence-based review
Rehabilitation of the patient with glenohumeral impingement requires a complete understanding of the structures involved and the underlying mechanism creating the impingement response. A detailedExpand
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Measuring shoulder external and internal rotation strength and range of motion: comprehensive intra-rater and inter-rater reliability study of several testing protocols.
BACKGROUND Shoulder range of motion (ROM) and strength measurements are imperative in the clinical assessment of the patient's status and progression over time. The method and type of assessmentExpand
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Differences in isometric neck muscle strength between healthy controls and women with chronic neck pain: the use of a reliable measurement.
OBJECTIVES To determine the intra- and interrater reliability of the Biodex isokinetic dynamometer to measure the maximal isometric strength of the cervical flexors and extensors, to develop an age-Expand
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Scapulothoracic muscle activity and recruitment timing in patients with shoulder impingement symptoms and glenohumeral instability.
BACKGROUND Various studies have investigated scapulothoracic muscle activity and recruitment patterns in relation to shoulder complaints in different populations, but a consensus review is lacking.Expand
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Scapular muscle recruitment pattern: electromyographic response of the trapezius muscle to sudden shoulder movement before and after a fatiguing exercise.
STUDY DESIGN Test-retest reliability study and single-group repeated measures design. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the muscle latency times of the 3 portions of the trapezius muscle to a sudden armExpand
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Electromyographic analysis of knee push up plus variations: what is the influence of the kinetic chain on scapular muscle activity?
Objective First, to look for appropriate closed kinetic chain exercises to restore intramuscular imbalance between upper trapezius (UT) and serratus anterior (SA) in overhead athletes. Second, toExpand
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Does adding heavy load eccentric training to rehabilitation of patients with unilateral subacromial impingement result in better outcome? A randomized, clinical trial
PurposeTo investigate superior value of adding heavy load eccentric training to conservative treatment in patients with subacromial impingement.MethodsSixty-one patients with subacromial impingementExpand
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