Kinematic Analysis of the Wrist and Forearm During Baseball Pitching

  title={Kinematic Analysis of the Wrist and Forearm During Baseball Pitching},
  author={Steven W. Barrentine and Tomoyuki Matsuo and Rafael F. Escamilla and Glenn S. Fleisig and James R. Andrews},
  journal={Journal of Applied Biomechanics},
Previous researchers studying baseball pitching have compared kinematic and kinetic parameters among different types of pitches, focusing on the trunk, shoulder, and elbow. The lack of data on the wrist and forearm limits the understanding of clinicians, coaches, and researchers regarding the mechanics of baseball pitching and the differences among types of pitches. The purpose of this study was to expand existing knowledge of baseball pitching by quantifying and comparing kinematic data of the… 

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