Lower body predictors of glenohumeral compressive force in high school baseball pitchers.

  title={Lower body predictors of glenohumeral compressive force in high school baseball pitchers.},
  author={David W. Keeley and Gretchen D. Oliver and Christopher P. Dougherty and Michael R. Torry},
  journal={Journal of applied biomechanics},
  volume={31 3},
The purpose of this study was to better understand how lower body kinematics relate to peak glenohumeral compressive force and develop a regression model accounting for variability in peak glenohumeral compressive force. Data were collected for 34 pitchers. Average peak glenohumeral compressive force was 1.72% ± 33% body weight (1334.9 N ± 257.5). Correlation coefficients revealed 5 kinematic variables correlated to peak glenohumeral compressive force (P < .01, α = .025). Regression models… 

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