Longitudinal study of elbow and shoulder pain in youth baseball pitchers.

  title={Longitudinal study of elbow and shoulder pain in youth baseball pitchers.},
  author={S. Lyman and G. Fleisig and J. Waterbor and E. Funkhouser and L. Pulley and J. Andrews and E. Osinski and J. Roseman},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={33 11},
  • S. Lyman, G. Fleisig, +5 authors J. Roseman
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
  • PURPOSE Previous studies among young pitchers have focused on the frequency and description of elbow injuries. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the frequency of elbow and shoulder complaints in young pitchers and to identify the associations between pitch types, pitch volume, and other risk factors for these conditions. METHODS A prospective cohort study of 298 youth pitchers was conducted over two seasons. Each participant was contacted via telephone after each game pitched to… CONTINUE READING
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