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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181966b46
COLUMNS: Flexibility and Rehab Tips

The Empty Can Exercise: Considerations for Strengthening the Supraspinatus

Kolber, Morey J PT, PhD, CSCS; Beekhuizen, Kristina S PT, PhD, CSCS

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Abstract

TRAINING PROGRAMS OFTEN INCLUDE PREVENTIVE EXERCISES DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN THE ROTATOR CUFF MUSCULATURE. THE “EMPTY CAN” IS ONE OF THE MORE COMMON ROTATOR CUFF EXERCISES ADVOCATED TO STRENGTHEN THE SUPRASPINATUS MUSCLE. IMPLICATIONS SPECIFIC TO THE EMPTY CAN EXERCISE ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS COLUMN.

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