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July 5, 2018

Doctors concerned over number of Tommy John surgeries in teenage athletes

Doctors are increasingly concerned over the number of Tommy John surgeries in young athletes, and to combat the problem they say athletes need to quit specializing. Southern California chiropractor and wellness coach Dr. Tommy John — the son of ...


June 28, 2018

Hydrotherapy Provides Benefits for Injured (and Uninjured) Players

{Sponsored} In the world of rehab, the options for promoting healing after injury are vast. The Chicago Cubs organization uses hydrotherapy for injured players as well as to condition uninjured players. Chuck Baughman, an athletic trainer at the C...


June 1, 2018

Study: Half of all HS pitchers report pain in throwing arm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical ...


May 21, 2018

Raising the Bar: Branding for Baseball

{Sponsored} La Roche College Baseball was in the Division 3 College World Series in 2016. Their program was obviously top-notch, but their field and weight room didn’t scream “La Roche.” In fact, they didn’t scream anything. Walls and fences ...


May 16, 2018

New Mexico parents allege ’emotional, mental abuse’ in lawsuit against baseball coaches

The parents of a New Mexico high school baseball player have filed a lawsuit against the team's coaches for alleged emotional and mental abuse that they say forced their son out of the sport. Allegations include the Highland High School coaches "c...


May 3, 2018

N.J. high school baseball player sues coach for telling him to slide

A New Jersey judge is being asked to consider whether a high school baseball coach was "negligent" when he signaled for one of his players to slide during a game, resulting in injury. A judge had already dismissed the case, but the appellate court...


April 30, 2018

Coach certification is vital to schools

In most professions, individuals must meet high standards and earn a certification or license. This includes lawyers, medical doctors, plumbers and truck drivers. In education, teachers have to earn an instructional certificate in their subject ma...


April 11, 2018

Study: More baseball players afflicted by ulnar neuritis

First it was Tommy John; now another elbow condition is throwing a curve ball at young baseball players. With more kids playing baseball year-round and throwing at record velocities, ulnar neuritis, also known as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a condit...


April 6, 2018

Father sues Maine school for keeping son off baseball team

The father of a Portland (Maine) high school baseball player is suing the district for not allowing his son to play for the team this season. A judge is expected to hear the case next week and determine whether to force the district to allow Howa...


March 23, 2018

How Professional-Level Strength and Conditioning Can Work for Your High School Baseball Team

{Sponsored} The majority of high school baseball players won’t become professionals. Some may play in college and a few might continue further and struggle to make it to the big leagues for years. If high school baseball coaches aren’t there to p...