“” Research Output - Driveline Baseball

Research Output

Driveline R&D is committed to disseminating our insights to the baseball and broader sport science communities through all avenues, including formal peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, and invited lectures. Below is a list of our department’s research output broken up by category.

If you are interested in contributing to our dissemination efforts, please visit our collaborations page to learn more.

Publications

Hugo Belisario, Dan Aucoin, Alex Caravan, and Michael O’Connell. “Effects of Grip and Finger Strength on Baseball Spin Rate”. In: OSF PrePrints (2022). doi: 10.31219/osf.io/hwcpx.

Tyler Dobos, Ryan Bench, Colin McKinnon, Anthony C Brady, Kyle J Boddy, Mike Holmes, and Michael Sonne. “Validation of PITCHAI Markerless Motion Capture Using Gold Standard 3D Motion Capture”. In: SportRxiv (2022). doi: 10.51224/SRXIV.101.

Michael E O’Connell, Kyle E Lindley, John O Scheffey, Alex Caravan, Joseph A Marsh, and Anthony C Brady. “Weighted Baseball Training Affects Arm Speed without Increasing Elbow and Shoulder Joint Kinetics”. In: Journal of Applied Biomechanics (2022). doi: 10.1123/jab.2021-0339.

Anne F M J de Swart, Bart van Trigt, Kyle W Wasserberger, Marco J M Hoozemans, DirkJan H E J Veeger, and Gretchen D Oliver. “Energy flow through the lower extremities in high school baseball pitching”. In: Sports Biomechanics (2022). doi: 10.1080/14763141.2022.2129430.

Kyle W Wasserberger. “The Effect of Intensity on Overhead Throwing Mechanics”. PhD thesis. Auburn University, 2021. doi: https://etd.auburn.edu/bitstream/handle/10415/8060/kww-diss.pdf?sequence=2.

Anthony C Brady, Sam J Briend, Alex Caravan, Michael E O’Connell, Griffin Gowdey, and Kyle J Boddy. “A Kinematic and Kinetic Comparison of Mound and Rocker Throws”. In: SportRxiv (2020). doi: https: //osf.io/preprints/sportrxiv/j2tvg/download.

Kyle J Boddy, Joseph A Marsh, Alex Caravan, Kyle E Lindley, John O Scheffey, and Michael E O’Connell. “Exploring wearable sensors as an alternative to marker-based motion capture in the pitching delivery”. In: PeerJ 7.e6365 (2019). doi: 10.7717/peerj.6365.

Erin Bristow, Alex Caravan, Kyle J Boddy, Michael E O’Connell, and Sam J Briend. “Arm Stress Compar isons Between Common Baseball Pitch Types”. In: OSF PrePrints (2019). doi: https://osf.io/jxu86.

Kyle L Rogers, Alex Caravan, John O Scheffey, and Kyle J Boddy. “Surface electromyographic analysis of the serratus anterior during bench press variations”. In: SportRxiv (2019). doi: 10.31236/osf.io/cgfwh.

Alex Caravan, Sam J Briend, and Kyle J Boddy. “Surface electromyographic analysis of differential effects in kettlebell carries for the serratus anterior muscles”. In: PeerJ 6.e5044 (2018). doi: 10.7717/peerj.5044.

Joseph A Marsh, Matthew Wagshol, Kyle J Boddy, Alex Caravan, Kyle E Lindley, John O Scheffey, and Michael E O’Connell. “Effect of a six-week weighted implement throwing program on pitching velocity, arm kinematics, arm stress, and arm laxity”. In: PeerJ 6.e6003 (2018). doi: 10.7717/peerj.6003.

Conference Abstracts

John Asel. “Meta-Pitch Tracking: Measuring Ballpark Tracking Error by Release Point Variance”. In: Society for American Baseball Research Annual Conference. 2022.

Kevin Covarrubias, Michael Pohl, Ben Jones, and Anthony C Brady. “Torso and Pelvis Biomechanics Asso ciated with Pitch Velocity in Baseball”. In: University of Pudget Sound Summer Quest 2022. 2022.

Dan Aucoin. “Using Paired Inertial Measurement Unit Data for Improved Player Development”. In: American Baseball Biomechanics Society Annual Conference. 2020.

Alex Caravan and David Besky. “Swing Adjustments”. In: Society for American Baseball Research Annual Conference. 2020. doi: https://sabr.org/latest/2020-sabr-analytics-conference-research-presentations/.

Invited Presentations

Dan Aucoin. “The Technical Side of Being an Analyst”. In: Society for American Baseball Research Annual Conference. 2022. doi: https://sabr.org/latest/2022-sabr-virtual-analytics-conference-the-technical-side-of being-an-analyst/.

Kyle J Boddy. “Baseball and Golf: Data-Driven Overlap and Insights”. In: World Scientific Congress of Golf. 2022.

Kyle J Boddy, Joseph A Marsh, and Anthony C Brady. “Applied Biomechanics for Skill Development”. In: Wake Forest Annual Bridge Seminar. 2022.

Anthony C Brady. “Application of Baseball Biomechanics to Individual Athlete Development”. In: Interna tional Socienty of Biomechanics in Sport Annual Conference. 2022.

Anthony C Brady. “Leveraging Biomechanics for Player Development”. In: World Pitching Congress Annual Conference. 2022.

Anthony C Brady. “What’s Wrong with Pitching Mechanics: Challenges for the Next 25 Years”. In: American Sports Medicine Institute Injuries in Baseball Annual Conference. 2022.

Kyle W Wasserberger. “Leveraging Biomechanics for Player Development”. In: British Association for Sport and Exercise Science Annual Conference. 2022.

Anthony C Brady. “Baseball Biomechanics in Industry”. In: American Baseball Biomechanics Society Annual Conference. 2020.

Anthony C Brady. “Weighted Balls Round Table”. In: Conte Sport Performance Therapy Baseball Injuries Annual Conference. 2020.

Popular Books

Deven Morgan, Ben Harley, and Michael O’Connell. Youth Practice Games: Skills that Scale. 2021.

Kyle J Boddy and Matt Daniels. Hacking the Kinetic Chain. 2014.

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