athletic shoulder

athletic shoulder

A term of art referring to shoulders used regularly by a professional athlete, typically a so-called overhead athlete, whose shoulder contrasts to that of non-athlete’s by handling repetitive motions and producing higher energies with little time for inter-event repair and rest.
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Russell Athletic shoulder pad system made with same high-performance carbon fiber as 787 Dreamliner
It also proves that the new American look--wheels as a stable base, not a focal point, and an athletic shoulder line and stance--isn't limited to a rear-wheel-drive architecture.