Youth Baseball & Softball Injuries

Youth Baseball & Softball Injuries

January 31, 2022


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:

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