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Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Healio

Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently unaware of safety guidelines recommended for young baseball pitchers.

Hip Fracture Patients: Nearly half have delirium, study suggests

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Science Daily

48 percent of hip fracture patients, age 65 and older, had delirium, or acute confusion, before, during and after surgery (perioperative), resulting in significantly longer hospital stays and higher costs for care, a new study concludes.

A hip and trunk training program for athletes reduces ACL injuries

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Medical Xpress

With the help of the Hockeyroos UWA researchers have developed a hip and trunk training program that could reduce the high rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in all levels of sport.

An Injury Curveball for Young Pitchers

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: DailyRx

The love of America’s pastime might lead many young players to play as often and as hard as they can, sometimes for multiple teams. However, that might increase these players’ risk of getting hurt.

Year-round baseball in the South could lead to more injuries, according to UF Health research

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Medical News Today

Baseball pitchers are prone to elbow injuries, but pitchers who live or play in the South are at even more risk, a new University of Florida Health study finds.

Year-round baseball leads to more youth injuries, study says

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Medical Xpress

Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing arm, a new study finds.

Elbow muscle strength plays key role in injury risk, prevention

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Healio

The elbow muscle strength of baseball pitchers could play a bigger role in injury risk and prevention than previously thought, according to biomedical researchers at Northwestern University.

One ACL Injury Might Mean More Down the Road

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: DailyRx

Injuries are a potential risk athletic kids face. Concussions may be getting a lot of press lately, but injuries to the knee may be just as important.

A new study found that young athletes who needed ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery were likely to re-injure their knees over a 15-year period.

Exercise science study shows no increased risk of injury from uphill/downhill running

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Medical Xpress

Like many runners, former BYU track star Katy Andrews Neves has had her share of injuries. Unlike most runners, one of those injuries has been witnessed by millions of people around the world.

Common hip issue in teens misdiagnosed as pulled muscle

Date: 05 May 2015
Category: Sports

Source: Science Daily

An athlete felt pain in his groin after a collision at the plate with an opposing player. He thought he had pulled a muscle, but it turns out he was suffering from a common condition seen in teens and young adults known as hip impingement.

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