Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Organization: Houston Astros Baseball Club Job Title: Strength and Conditioning Complex Intern Job Description: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator as needed with departmental projects, Assist Gulf...

Several epidemiologic reports on injury rates in MLB have been published in recent years. Each of these has provided valuable information on specific injuries to MLB players, such as the frequency of injuries to the shoulder, elbow, knee, back, etc., but none have addressed specific injury rates among minor league...

Professional, collegiate, high school and youth league coaches and parents may know a lot about USA Baseball, but there is also a great deal of information that they may not know. Most may know, for example, that USA Baseball is the National Governing Body for amateur baseball in the United States. We represent the...

Ty Hill just completed his 21 st year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 21 st year in professional baseball including the last seven (2012-2018) as the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Miami Marlins. Hill’s career in professional baseball started in 1998 with his hometown...

On a baseball field, deep in the South American countryside, lies a place where MLB hopes to discover a new talent pool in its effort to expand the game. This is not the Dominican or Venezuelan power houses that initially come to mind, but Brazil, a country previously only thought of for its world-renowned soccer. It...

The number of annual hospital visits involving the drinks doubled from 2007 to 2011, the latest year for which data are available, according to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In 2011, there were 20,783 reported emergency room visits in which an energy drink was cited as the...

It seems in this day and age of keeping up with and surpassing the Jones’, people often believe doing more or having more makes you or the things around you better. That’s not always the case. Actually, more isn’t always better. Sometimes more is just more. Here are a couple of examples in a simplistic...

Check out the latest issue of Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball here.   Inside you’ll find topics such as technology in strength training, adaptations in current strength training, and a look back at some favorite exercises of the stars.   Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball Vol. 17 Issue 4

Company: Boras Sports Training Institute Position Open: Strength and Conditioning Coach Position Details:  Full-time The Boras Sports Training Institute (BSTI) is looking to hire a strength and conditioning coach to work with our professional baseball clients. This professional will be responsible for the...

Company: Boras Sports Training Institute Position Open: Strength and Conditioning Coach Position Details:  Full-time The Boras Sports Training Institute (BSTI) is looking to hire a strength and conditioning coach to work with our professional baseball clients. This professional will be responsible for the...