Evaluation of general joint laxity, shoulder laxity and mobility in competitive swimmers during growth and in normal controls.

@article{Jansson2005EvaluationOG,
  title={Evaluation of general joint laxity, shoulder laxity and mobility in competitive swimmers during growth and in normal controls.},
  author={Anna M. Jansson and T{\"o}nu Saartok and Suzanne Werner and Per A. F. H. Renstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={169-76}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to evaluate differences between competitive swimmers and a reference group of school children concerning general joint laxity, laxity of the glenohumeral joint and range of motion in the shoulder. Materials and methods. Competitive swimmers (n = 120) were compared with references consisting of age and gender matched school children (n = 1277). General joint laxity was evaluated with the Beighton score. Anterior glenohumeral laxity was assessed according to… CONTINUE READING