William Janes, Matthew Foreman, Jack R. Engsberg, Matthew Smith, Jill Krampe; Fast-Pitch Softball Players Use Biomechanical Compensations to Maintain Pitch Speed When Fatigued. Am J Occup Ther 2017;71(4_Supplement_1):7111500037p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3147.
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Date Presented 3/31/2017
Fast-pitch softball pitchers are at increased risk for overuse injuries, possibly due to fatigue. This study measured kinematics, strength, fatigue, and pain over the course of a simulated game. Pitchers lost strength and reported fatigue, but they maintained pitch speed while altering their kinematics.
Primary Author and Speaker: William Janes
Additional Authors and Speakers: Matthew Foreman
Contributing Authors: Jack R. Engsberg, Matthew Smith, Jill Krampe
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