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27
2016

Does Arm Speed in Pitchers Matter?

A common criticism of training using overload/underload implements is that training using weighted balls only trains arm speed, and that such a training method either: Increases the chance of an arm-related injury Doesn’t improve velocity as arm speed is similar across all ages despite differi...

08
27
2016

Examining Stress Injuries In The Lower Back

This is a guest post by Terry Phillips (DPT). Terry specializes in manual therapy, orthopedics, sports medicine, and post-surgical rehabilitation. Terry works full time at ATI physical therapy as well as helping out our guys part-time. I’ve always loved the game of baseball, from when I was very you...

03
28
2016

Discussing “The Arm” by Jeff Passan

On Monday, March 28th, 2016, Jeff Passan released an excerpt from his upcoming book, The Arm (Amazon link), on Yahoo Sports. Jeff’s work is a culmination of four years of original research, of which we played a small part. Our chapter was chosen to be discussed in Jeff’s official Yahoo e...

03
08
2016

Weighted Baseballs, Safety, and Consequences

The larger and larger support that weighted baseball training is gaining not only on the Internet but in professional baseball is something that I could not have predicted years ago when I started this journey. That being said, there are serious risks when training with weighted implements, and Mike...