Women's work--shoulders & knees

Henderson, Roderick
January 1998
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan98, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p186
Reports that physical active women are susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders in the shoulders and knees. Attributing the lack of joint stability in a woman; Types of injury the joints are susceptible to; Weakness in the shoulder-girdle muscles; Information on the patellar tracking disorder; Incorporating injury prevention in workouts.


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