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Journal of Sports Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 612650, 6 pages
Shoulder Muscle Activation of Novice and Resistance Trained Women during Variations of Dumbbell Press Exercises
Biodynamics and Human Performance Center, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419, USA
Received 1 December 2012; Revised 12 April 2013; Accepted 19 April 2013
Academic Editor: Mark Willems
Copyright © 2013 Joshua Luczak et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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