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Top 5 Reasons Tennis May be a Great Sport to Pair with Baseball and Softball  baseball softball training Sep 06, 2022

To reduce arm injuries, researchers tell us clearly that we should take 3-4 months off of pitching every year. One of the best off-season sports (besides rock climbing), might be tennis. Here are a few reasons that I think it is great for baseball and softball:

5) Developing spin and reading spin...

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Differentiating soreness, fatigue, and pain in baseball pitchers. arm care baseball May 09, 2022

One of the more challenging questions in baseball is how to determine when a pitcher is having pain, soreness, or fatigue.  As a physical therapist, athletic trainer and strength coach, I have the fortune of working at all levels of baseball, from youth to professional.  And this...

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Should our pitchers indoor rock climb in the off-season?  baseball pitching Jan 26, 2022

While I am early in forming my opinion on indoor climbing during the off-season, I’m starting to come to some conclusions. There isn’t specific research on the topic, but there is some evidence to support it.  Here are some of my thoughts so far: 

1) Great scapular and upper...

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Baseball Power Position arm care baseball performance Jan 01, 2022

This is an essential position to perform all arm care exercises in.

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Overhead athlete warm up and recovery baseball overhead athlete recovery Nov 12, 2021

 

 Exercise Club Circles

 This is one of the best exercises for warm-up for the overhead athlete. I also particularly like it for recovery after pitching

 

6 Position Carry for Training and Recovery

This 6 position carry is an excellent way to restore the shoulder and...

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Maximizing Arm Health and Recovery in Baseball Players arm health baseball ceu injury risk Nov 03, 2021
Looking to improve the performance and durability of your baseball players? Injury prevention efforts have fallen short in baseball, and players are still getting injured at alarming rates. Whether you are rehabilitating a pitcher or helping a team with their arm care system, there are certain...
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Does testing balance matter in baseball? baseball Jul 02, 2021
It is pretty well accepted that being able to stand on one leg under control is foundational for sport performance. As a matter of fact, it is essential for the most basic human performance — walking and not falling. In every sport, baseball in particular, a controlled weight shift is...
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