Home Articles & Issues Columns Topics Podcast Videos News For Authors Journal Info
Skip Navigation LinksHome > February 2013 - Volume 35 - Issue 1 > Eccentric Training for the Shoulder External Rotators Part 1...
Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182820576
Flexibility and Rehab Tips

Eccentric Training for the Shoulder External Rotators Part 1: Efficacy and Biophysiological Evidence

Chaconas, Eric J. PT, DPT, CSCS1; Kolber, Morey J. PT, PhD, CSCS2,3

Section Editor(s): Reuter, Ben PhD, CSCS*D, ATC

Collapse Box

Abstract

SUMMARY: EXERCISES DESIGNED TO TARGET ECCENTRIC MUSCLE ACTIONS MAY BE USED BY REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS TO IMPROVE MUSCLE PERFORMANCE, DECREASE PAIN, INCREASE FUNCTION, ATTENUATE TENDON DEGENERATION, AND RESOLVE MUSCLE ATROPHY. THIS COLUMN PRESENTS THE CLINICAL EFFICACY AND BIOPHYSIOLOGICAL EVIDENCE FOR PERFORMING ECCENTRIC SHOULDER EXERCISES.

© 2013 National Strength and Conditioning Association

Login

Article Tools

Share