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The Full Can Exercise as the Recommended Exercise for Strengthening the Supraspinatus While Minimizing Impingement

Tino, Dustin ATC, CSCS; Hillis, Cameron ATC, CSCS

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181d54721
Columns: Flexibility and Rehab Tips
Abstract

THE PURPOSE OF THIS COLUMN IS TO SHOW THAT CURRENT RESEARCH SUPPORTS THE USE OF THE FULL CAN EXERCISE OVER THE EMPTY CAN IN STRENGTHENING THE SUPRASPINATUS EFFECTIVELY WITHOUT INCREASING IMPINGEMENT BY LIMITING REDUCTION OF THE SUBACROMIAL SPACE.

Author Information

Pine Crest School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Helen M. Binkley, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D; NSCA-CPT,*D

Column Editor

Dustin Tino

is the assistant athletic trainer at Pine Crest High School.

Cameron Hillis

is the head athletic trainer at Pine Crest High School.

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