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2014-03-31 08:26:20

Columbia Business School Professor Reviews Data of Nearly 800k MLB Pitches and Finds 'Star-Struck' Umpires Show Bias in Favor of All-Star Pitchers NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a historic year for Major League Baseball (MLB) as the organization introduces its expanded use of instant replay, allowing umpires to review home run calls, forced plays, foul balls and more. But the one decision still left fully in the hands of umpires is the calling of the strike zone. Should the...

2014-02-11 23:01:53

Disability insurance helps protect against the unexpected. Players should meet with their insurance agents to discuss their disability insurance options, now. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Now that spring training has arrived, teams can assess themselves as a whole to figure out why so many injuries are occurring. Pitching injuries have been particularly cruel this past year causing most MLB teams to have at least one pitcher on the disabled list. Tommy John surgery has been a...

2013-10-03 23:36:12

Pitchers Power Drive and Cardinals professional pitcher Lance Lynn teach proper pitching mechanics with Educational Training Series showing how pitchers train to use their stronger lower body muscles in pitch delivery. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 "We are excited to launch the Educational Training Series with the St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn. The goal is to build awareness on importance of learning to pitch using the stronger lower body muscles,” said John Miller,...

2013-06-17 12:12:32

Beaumont-led, national study seeks answers After three years of research, a multicenter, national research study led by Beaumont orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Joseph Guettler, M.D., may have some answers as to why youth baseball pitching injuries continue to rise despite the implementation of nationally recommended pitching limits. In fact, serious pitching injuries requiring surgery have skyrocketed with one estimate reporting serious throwing injuries are occurring...

2013-06-14 23:03:16

After three years of research, a multicenter, national research study led by Beaumont orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Joseph Guettler, M.D., may have some answers as to why youth baseball pitching injuries continue to rise despite the implementation of nationally recommended pitching limits. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Beaumont-led, national study seeks answers After three years of research, a multicenter, national research study led by Beaumont orthopedic surgeon...

2013-05-09 16:26:03

--Download injury prevention tips brochure at www.acceleratedrehab.com-- CHICAGO, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers has launched a program to evaluate young baseball players' throwing technique to help improve their pitching form and mechanics, which could help keep them injury free.   The Accelerated Video Throwing Analysis identifies deficiencies that could put them at risk of shoulder and arm injuries later in their playing careers.  Using...

2013-04-26 16:21:31

Young athletes may be at risk for throwing injuries during summer baseball season CHICAGO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As summer draws near, little league baseball and softball teams are starting to form all across the country. Overuse injuries are increasingly common in young athletes, particularly those involved in throwing sports, including baseball.  To help young athletes minimize injury this summer, Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine experts offer their...

2013-04-23 14:56:16

A new 3-D motion detection system could help identify baseball pitchers who are at risk for shoulder injuries, according to a new study. The system can be used on the field and requires only a laptop computer. Other systems that evaluate pitchers´ throwing motions require cameras and other equipment and generally are confined to indoor use. Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine surgeon Pietro Tonino, MD, is a co-author of the study, published in the journal...

2012-06-11 18:20:07

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, JUNE 12: BASEBALL'S FIRST PERFECT GAME Profile America -- Tuesday, June 12th. This is a big day for fans of baseball history. On this day in 1880, the sport saw its first perfect game. Lee Richmond, pitching for the Worcester Ruby Legs of the National League, did not allow a single...

2012-02-13 12:07:27

New study investigates trunk positioning on performance as well Elbow position alone appeared to not affect injury rates and performance in college-level, male pitchers say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Francisco, CA. "The elbow's position in relation to an injury and enhanced performance in baseball pitchers is highly dependent upon the trunk's position," said lead researcher, Carl W. Nissen, MD of Elite Sports...