Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Predictors of Throwing Velocity in Youth and Adolescent Pitchers Sgroi, T., et. al. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 24(9): 1339-1345, 2015 Purpose: To determine the demographic and biomechanical factors that predict throwing velocity in youth and adolescent pitchers. Subjects: 420 pitchers between the ages of 12.1 and 17.3...

Current trends and impact of early sports specialization in the throwing athlete.  Orthopedic Clinics in North America. 51: 517-525, 2020. Organized youth athletics in the United States has increased greatly in both participation and level of competition over the past several decades. This shift has morphed what was...

Youth and High School Baseball Player Development – Establish a Routine By Chris Joyner, CSCS, RSCC – Auburn University In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth and high school baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning...

YOUTH BASEBALL In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance in at this level. Topics are selected from questions submitted by participants, coaches and parents involved in...

Jim Malone, CSCS, RSSC*E Jim Malone is completing his 29th year working in strength and conditioning and 22nd year of work in professional baseball. A native of Buffalo, NY, Jim has had an extraordinary career as both a player and coach in both collegiate and professional sports. A graduate of St. Joseph’s...

Developing A Year-Round Strength & Conditioning Program for the Professional Baseball Player By Matt Krause The primary purposes of the New York Yankees strength and conditioning program are to 1) reduce the risk of injury and 2) increase potential performance. Strong and flexible muscles are able to produce more...