RESISTANCE TRAINING HELPS SWIMMERS' SHOULDER PAIN
Diakoumis, K., Flauto, R., Yaroch, J., & Romano, F. (1994). Effects of a resistance training program on the report of shoulder pain in adolescent swimmers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26(5), Supplement abstract 77.
The resistance training exercises used were lat pull, bench press, seated row, deltoid flies, biceps curls, and triceps extensions. There was a negative correlation (r = -.61) between internal rotation and supraspinatus pain. After training (5 months), internal rotation increased and pain decreased.
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