Risk of serious injury for young baseball pitchers: A 10-year prospective study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Athletic Injuries
  • Baseball
  • Elbow
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Trauma Severity Indices

abstract

  • The risk of a youth pitcher sustaining a serious throwing injury within 10 years is 5%. Limiting the number of innings pitched per year may reduce the risk of injury. Young baseball pitchers are encouraged to play other positions as well but might avoid playing catcher.

publication date

  • February 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/0363546510384224

PubMed ID

  • 21098816

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 253

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 39

number

  • 2