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UCL Internal Brace, GIRD, and Baseball Nutrition

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Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dr. Jeff Dugas, Dr. Andrews and Rafael Escamilla, and Nick Esposito.


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One of the many things I look at during my movement assessment process is overhead arm elevation. The information you gather on the person’s ability to perform such a basic task is often invaluable when designing someone’s performance therapy or training program.


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  • The Four Myths of Youth Baseball Injury Prevention
    by John LaRue on July 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Today in youth baseball, there are so many myths that are perpetuated by coaches and parents. While there may be good intentions, these myths can put the athlete at risk of injury. This article details four of the biggest myths that I see with youth baseball players that can be modified for improved safety and overall health. The post The Four Myths of Youth Baseball Injury Prevention appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]


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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair with Internal Brace

The internal brace procedure to repair the ulnar collateral ligament is becoming a viable alternative to traditional Tommy John reconstruction.  It’s still not the gold standard, but it’s an option for the right person, at the right time.  Here’s a great review of the technique and outcomes from Dr. Jeff Dugas.

Glenohumeral rotation deficits in high school, college, and professional baseball pitchers with and without a medial ulnar collateral ligament injury

Nice new study from Dr. Andrews and Rafael Escamilla looking at ROM and UCL injuries. Nice to see that too much total rotational motion has a higher injury risk. I still don’t think it’s GIRD that’s the problem, it’s ER and total motion.

Free Baseball Nutrition Guide

As an athlete, you have the power to improve your game through food. This free course from Champion strength coach Nick Esposito will help guide you in making smart nutritional choices to impact performance.

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