Injuries continue to be an issue across many youth sports. What can we do about it?
Previous research on youth softball & baseball tells us known risk factors for injury: (not limited to) single sport specialization, throwing tired or with pain, excessive pitch counts & innings, year round play, and higher velocity throwers to name a few.
Several guidelines exist from MLB’s Pitch Smart program and Andrews Sports Medicine Institute to combat youth injuries: https://www.mlb.com/pitch-smart
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