Effect of scapular protraction and retraction on isometric shoulder elevation strength.

@article{Smith2002EffectOS,
  title={Effect of scapular protraction and retraction on isometric shoulder elevation strength.},
  author={Jennifer J. Smith and Brian R. Kotajarvi and Denny J. Padgett and Joe J Eischen},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2002},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={
          367-70
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the effect of scapular protraction (SP) and scapular retraction (SR) on isometric shoulder elevation strength measured in the sagittal plane and to test the hypothesis that strength would be significantly reduced when tested in the SP position relative to the neutral resting scapular position (SN). DESIGN Prospective before-after trial. SETTING Multidisciplinary sports medicine center. PARTICIPANTS Ten healthy volunteers (5 men, 5 women) ages 26 to 43 years recruited… CONTINUE READING
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