Slow-pitch softball injuries.

  title={Slow-pitch softball injuries.},
  author={Basil R. Wheeler},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={12 3},
A prospective investigation of slow-pitch softball injuries incurred in Hawaii was undertaken to study the nature of these injuries and analyze their causes. The injured players were involved in league softball with referees. There were 83 athletes and 93 injuries. A retrospective review of all Army softball-related admissions was also done. Thirty-five athletes or 42% were injured while sliding, 29 "foot first" and the remainder "hand first". Twenty-five of 27 ankle injuries caused by sliding… CONTINUE READING