Prevention and Wellness

Pitch Kinetics

Key factors in youth throwing injuries include fatigue, overuse and improper mechanics. Individuals are at a greater risk for injury when they throw too many innings over the course of a year. Check out the pitch count limits, required rest recommendations and biomechanical factors for athletes of all ages.

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Source: Chris Glanz, PT, Atrium Medical Center; American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI); Pitch Smart: USA Baseball,, 5/26/2016

Content Updated: November 17, 2016

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