Episode 85: How can we prevent youth pitching injuries?

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How can parents and coaches prevent youth pitching injuries?

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2 Responses to Episode 85: How can we prevent youth pitching injuries?

  1. Dr. Geier, I’d like to address both comments about cheerleading. #1 As you said, the distinction of being a sport or not should not be accounted when considering injuries. Cheerleading is a real risk for injuries and every cheerleader should have access to an athletic trainer. Every Athlete Deserves an Athletic Trainer. #AT4ALL

    As for the second comment, I cannot agree about cheerleading being a year-round sport and everything else is not. The commenter needs to look around and see the number of club sports, AAU teams, etc exist out there. I see a lot of athletes for injuries in “out of season” sports.

    • Thanks Mike! I actually wanted to make the same point about year-round sports as well but I was running out of time. It is true that a large percentage of high school athletes play their sports for other teams in the “offseason” – club, travel, etc.

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