Mechanisms of slow-pitch softball injuries reported to the HQ Air Force Safety Center a 10-year descriptive study, 1993-2002.

@article{Burnham2010MechanismsOS,
  title={Mechanisms of slow-pitch softball injuries reported to the HQ Air Force Safety Center a 10-year descriptive study, 1993-2002.},
  author={Bruce R. Burnham and G. Bruce Copley and Matthew J. Shim and Philip A Kemp and Bruce H. Jones},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 1 Suppl},
  pages={S126-33}
}
BACKGROUND Softball is a popular sport in civilian and military populations and results in a large number of lost-workday injuries. The purpose of this study is to describe the mechanisms associated with softball injuries occurring among active duty U.S. Air Force (USAF) personnel to better identify potentially effective countermeasures. METHODS Data derived from safety reports were obtained from the USAF Ground Safety Automated System in 2003. Softball injuries for the years 1993-2002 that… CONTINUE READING