Isokinetic scapular muscle performance in young elite gymnasts.

@article{Cools2007IsokineticSM,
  title={Isokinetic scapular muscle performance in young elite gymnasts.},
  author={Ann M Cools and Ellen Geerooms and Dorien F M Van den Berghe and Dirk C. Cambier and Erik E. Witvrouw},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          458-63
        }
}
CONTEXT During gymnastic exercises, considerable force output is required in the shoulder girdle muscles. Isokinetic performance of the scapular muscles in young, elite gymnasts has not been examined. OBJECTIVE To compare the isokinetic muscle performance of the scapular muscles between elite adolescent gymnasts and nonathletic adolescents to identify differences in strength, endurance, and muscle balance based on high-level sport participation. DESIGN Single-session, repeated-measures… CONTINUE READING

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