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Title: The effectiveness of needling of myofascial trigger points on internal- external muscle peak torque and total work ratios of the shoulder rotator myoatatic unit in overhead throwing athletes suffering from myofascial pain and dysfunction syndrome
Authors: Royce, Nicholas
Keywords: Chiropractic;Chiropractic--Dissertations, Academic;Myofascial pain syndromes;Shoulder pain;Sports medicine
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: To assess and quantify the number, severity and specific location of myofascial trigger points within the shoulder rotator muscle group. To assess the internal/external ratio of the dominant shoulder in throwing athletes using a Cybex 700 dynamometer, after intervention and to establish a comparable clinical profile of the participants.
Description: Thesis (M.Tech.: Chiropractic)-Dept. of Chiropractic,Durban Institute of Technology, 2005 xxi, 132, 34 leaves ; ill. ; 30 cm
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