The role of the scapula in athletic shoulder function.

@article{Kibler1998TheRO,
  title={The role of the scapula in athletic shoulder function.},
  author={William Ben Kibler},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          325-37
        }
}
  • W. Kibler
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The American journal of sports medicine
The exact role and the function of the scapula are misunderstood in many clinical situations. This lack of awareness often translates into incomplete evaluation and diagnosis of shoulder problems. In addition, scapular rehabilitation is often ignored. Recent research, however, has demonstrated a pivotal role for the scapula in shoulder function, shoulder injury, and shoulder rehabilitation. This knowledge will help the physician to provide more comprehensive care for the athlete. This "Current… 

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