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Peak Athletic Performance and Aging: Evidence from Baseball. J Sport Sci. 27(6): 599–610, 2009. Abstract: Baseball players exhibit a pattern of improvement and decline in performance; however, differing lengths of careers and changes in rules and characteristics of the game complicate assessments of age-related...

Current Workload Recommendations in Baseball Pitchers: A Systematic Review. AM J Sport Med. 48(1): 229-241, 2020. Background: Several recommendations have been made regarding pitch counts and workload for baseball pitchers at different levels, including Little League, high school, collegiate, and professional...

Previous Seasons Workload and Injury Among MLB Starting Pitchers How many innings can we throw: does workload influence injury risk in Major League Baseball? An analysis of professional starting pitchers between 2010 and 2015. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 27: 1386-1392, 2018. Background: There has been increasing...

  This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on in-season recovery techniques.   Speakers: Logan Jones (Arizona Diamondbacks organization) Danny Escobar (LA Angels organization) Travis Roberson (Cleveland Indians organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: Overall thoughts on the importance...

Give your athletes that competitive edge with the 2020 Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coaches Society’s (PBSCCS) Virtual Clinic powered by the NSCA. Identify strength training, conditioning and wellness best practices for the baseball player. Learn from current and former Major League...

  Group episodes were the big addition to the podcast in year three. The feedback has been very positive thus far, and we will continue to have more group episodes in the future. We will also be working to add sponsors to our podcast this year (with potential discount codes for listeners). In terms of the PBSCCS, we...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) in professional baseball.   Speakers: Al Sandoval (Texas Rangers organization) Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization)   Questions/topics covered in the...

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Lower Extremity Body Weight Exercises By Nate Shaw, ATC, RSCC*D – Arizona Diamondbacks Every baseball season I receive a number of questions from young players and their parents asking – “What can I do to increase leg strength at the ball park without any equipment?” While there are a lot of exercises that...