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Effects of Lower Trapezius Muscle Strengthening Exercises

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dc.contributor.author Haag, Rachel en_US
dc.contributor.author Voegele, Barbara en_US
dc.contributor.author Cook, Staci en_US
dc.contributor.author Carlgren, Jennie en_US
dc.contributor.author Manske, Robert C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Reiman, Michael P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-19T21:48:25Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-19T21:48:25Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Haag, Rachel, Voegele, Barbara, Cook, Staci, Carlgren, Jennie, Manske, Robert and Michael Reiman(2009). Effects of Lower Trapezius Muscle Strengthening Exercises. In Proceedings: 5th Annual Symposium: Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects. Wichita, KS: Wichita State University, p. 82-83 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/2301
dc.description Paper presented to the 5th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) held at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Wichita State University, May 1, 2009. en_US
dc.description Research completed at Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Professions en_US
dc.description.abstract The lower trapezius (LT) muscle is important for normal shoulder function. Evidence for optimal strengthening exercises and dosage for a weak LT muscle does not exists. Our goal was to determine if purported LT strengthening exercises are effective. Shoulder external rotation, prone elevation in the scapular plane, and scapular retraction were used in this study. Fifty-five healthy participants (33 experimental; 22 control) between the ages of 20-30 participated. Strength was assessed with hand held dynamometer pre-training and post-training at 4, 8, and 12 weeks. A mixed 2-way ANOVA assessed differences between experimental and control LT strength at the various time frames. Results found no difference between experimental and control groups LT strength pre-training and post-training 4, 8, and 12 weeks. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Wichita State University. Graduate School en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries GRASP en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries v.5 en_US
dc.title Effects of Lower Trapezius Muscle Strengthening Exercises en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US

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