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Jeffrey G. Williams, Lauryn Darnall and Conrad Schumann

in the posterior shoulder and enables the pitcher to experience a full deceleration and follow-through of the pitch. 5 The speculation is rooted in previous evidence supporting pitchers typically having tightness in the tissues of the posterior shoulder which can lead to deficient glenohumeral

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Corbin A. Hedt, S. Brett Holland, Bradley S. Lambert, Joshua D. Harris and Patrick C. McCulloch

. Biomechanical comparison of baseball pitching and long-toss: implications for training and rehabilitation . J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2011 ; 41 ( 5 ): 296 – 303 . PubMed ID: 21212502 doi:10.2519/jospt.2011.3568 10.2519/jospt.2011.3568 21212502 19. Slenker NR , Limpisvasti O , Mohr K , Aguinaldo

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Stewart Cotterill, Richard Cheetham and Katrien Fransen

that the core aspects of the captain’s position in the team included on-pitch decision-making, acting as a player representative, being a motivator, media liaison, embodying the team culture, mentoring young players, and providing feedback to the coach. Finally, Camiré ( 2016 ) explored the benefits

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Ming Fung Godfrey Lui, Hung Kay Daniel Chow, Wai Ming Kenny Wong and Wai Nam William Tsang

with either a high or a low pitch, producing four combinations of words and pitches. The participants were asked to respond as quickly as possible to a word’s pronunciation rather than its meaning by pressing a right-hand thumb switch when hearing a high pitch or a left thumb switch when hearing a low-pitch

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Kai Yan Lui, Patricia Hewston and Nandini Deshpande

two feet. For all of these outcome measures, peak-to-peak was calculated as the difference between maximum and minimum values and confirmed by visually inspecting the data. AP control Peak braking force, peak-to-peak trunk pitch angle, and peak AP COM velocity were calculated in the AP direction. Peak

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Emma S. Ariyo

—indoor and outdoor with a total of nine teams. Whereas the United Women's Lacrosse League started in 2016 and has four teams. The National Pro Fastpitch league started in 2016, has six teams and currently played a total of 25 games. This league currently lacks funding for fast-pitch softball as a

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Louis M. Ferreira, Graham J.W. King and James A. Johnson

be due to differences in specimen size, age, or the method of load application. Additionally, it has been reported that the MCL is able to withstand a maximum torque of 32 N?m 31 ; however, baseball pitchers could experience up to 120 N?m of elbow valgus torque during the pitching motion. 20 Since

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N. David Pifer

all players on the pitch in the form of X – Y coordinates, at best, in real time. The authors rightfully prided themselves on having partnered with the German Football League (DFL) and The Institute of Training and Computer Science in Sport of the German Sport University to obtain an exclusive data

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Michael S. Guss, John P. Begly, Austin J. Ramme, David P. Taormina, Michael E. Rettig and John T. Capo

Major League Baseball (MLB) players are highly skilled athletes that require full function of their hands to perform at the highest level, and are at risk for hook of hamate fractures while swinging the bat, or from direct blunt trauma, such as a fall on an outstretched hand or an errant pitch. 1

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Jill Alexander and David Rhodes

neuromuscular deficits. 4 However, methodological differences reduce the strength of consensus across current studies in this area. Within sporting situations, cryotherapeutic application is often associated with pitch-side or half-time management of injuries to induce analgesic responses. 2 Other known