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doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31828348af
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Eccentric Training for the Shoulder External Rotators Part 2: Practical Applications

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

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

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: 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. AS PART 2 OF A SERIES, THIS COLUMN PRESENTS ECCENTRIC SHOULDER EXTERNAL ROTATOR EXERCISES APPLICABLE TO BOTH THE ASYMPTOMATIC AND INJURED POPULATION.

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