Blogs >'s The Batter's Box

The Batter's Box provides the latest baseball news coverage of the area's top teams, prospects and happenings from around Connecticut's diamond.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Overuse syndrome in young pitchers

I recently received this press release via e-mail about overuse syndrome in young baseball players.
A study by Dr. Ken Schiffman of Hinsdale Orthopedics in Hinsdale, Ill., followed 481 pitchers for 10 years. The study found that young players, who pitched more than 100 innings in a year were 3.5 times more likely to be injured than pitchers who pitch less.
For more, click here.


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home