Medicine Ball Rotation - Supine

The medicine ball rotation strengthens the rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder.


  • To improve the strength of the rotator cuff muscles.


  • The athlete lies on their back with the arm raised to 90 degrees, elbow bent and resting the arm on the couch.
  • The therapist drops the ball from shoulder height and the athlete catches it.
  • This can quickly be progressed so that the ball is immediately thrown back to the therapist.

Muscles worked: