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Exercise Modification Strategies to Prevent and Train Around Shoulder Pain

Escalante, Guillermo DSc, ATC, CSCS, CISSN

Strength and Conditioning Journal: June 2017 - Volume 39 - Issue 3 - p 74–86
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000259
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ABSTRACT THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF THE LITERATURE RELATED TO SHOULDER PAIN IN STRENGTH ATHLETES. THE PREVALENCE OF SHOULDER INJURIES AND TYPES OF SHOULDER INJURIES SUSTAINED WILL BE REVIEWED. EXERCISES THAT MAY PREDISPOSE STRENGTH ATHLETES TO SHOULDER INJURIES AND SUGGESTIONS OF SPECIFIC EXERCISE MODIFICATIONS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY WILL BE DISCUSSED. FINALLY, PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF SHOULDER INJURIES WILL BE ADDRESSED. FOR A VIDEO ABSTRACT DESCRIBING THIS ISSUE, SEE VIDEO, SUPPLEMENTAL DIGITAL CONTENT 1, http://links.lww.com/SCJ/A199.

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Department of Kinesiology, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California

Address correspondence to Guillermo Escalante, gescalan@csusb.edu

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Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The author reports no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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Guillermo Escalante is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at California State University San Bernardino.

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