The inferior glenohumeral ligament (IGHL) of the shoulder has been recognized as an important static restraint with the arm in a position of clinical instability [6,10]. Recent studies [1,7,9] have reported different nonlinear viscoelastic behavior among the three anatomical regions of the IGHL (superior band, anterior axillary pouch and posterior axillary pouch) [10] as well as its response to repetitive loading.

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