Relationships between ball velocity and throwing mechanics in collegiate baseball pitchers.

@article{Werner2008RelationshipsBB,
  title={Relationships between ball velocity and throwing mechanics in collegiate baseball pitchers.},
  author={Sherry L. Werner and Misty Suri and John A Guido and Keith Meister and Deryk G. Jones},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={905-8}
}
Although ball speed is considered a measure of success in baseball pitching, little is known about the relationship between ball velocity and pitching mechanics. Investigation of this relationship has been limited, and the studies carried out have varied in methodology. Three-dimensional, high-speed (240 Hz) video data were collected on fastballs from 54 collegiate baseball pitchers. Kinematic parameters related to pitching mechanics and resultant kinetics on the throwing shoulder and elbow… CONTINUE READING

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