I have some great articles for you this week!
1st up is an in-depth analysis of the recent trend regarding lat injuries in baseball pitchers. How to evaluate, diagnose and ideally, prevent them.
Lat Injuries in Baseball Pitchers: Mike Reinold
2nd article discusses a lot of the same concepts we utilize with all our baseball and softball athletes regarding stability. No, we aren’t talking about balance, rather providing stability through the core and shoulder to allow for high level throwing mechanics.
Stability and Pitching Mechanics: Driveline Baseball
The last article is probably my favorite. There are so many good concepts to take from this. Yes it’s more specific to pitching, but I think it’s crucial for anyone that trains/coaches youth (middle and HS) athletes to read.