Effect of Hand Position on EMG Activity of the Posterior Shoulder Musculature During a Horizontal Abduction Exercise

  title={Effect of Hand Position on EMG Activity of the Posterior Shoulder Musculature During a Horizontal Abduction Exercise},
  author={Brad Jon Schoenfeld and R Gul Tiryaki Sonmez and Morey Kolber and Bret Contreras and Robert Harris and Serife Ozen},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
Abstract Schoenfeld, B, Sonmez, RGT, Kolber, MJ, Contreras, B, Harris, R, and Ozen, S. Effect of hand position on EMG activity of the posterior shoulder musculature during a horizontal abduction exercise. J Strength Cond Res 27(10): 2644–2649, 2013—The reverse fly machine is a popular exercise for strengthening the horizontal shoulder abductors including the posterior deltoid. There seems to be little consensus as to which hand position most effectively targets the posterior deltoid despite… 

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