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This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on building effective working relationships between strength and conditioning coaches and other members of the medical staff.   Speakers: David Meyer Johnny Larson   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General discussion on the working relationship these...

Supplementing Velocity Development with Med Ball Training  By Mike Lidge, MS, RSCC, Philadelphia Phillies   One of the ways the body is able to generate considerable torque during the hitting or pitching motion is through the elastic energy created through the stretch shortening cycle (SSC) of the anterior oblique...

Field Test for Aerobic Capacity By Joe Kessler, CSCS, RSCC*D, FMS There are a number of treadmill and bike tests that can be used to assess aerobic capacity in a laboratory setting when you have a few players to test and unlimited time to perform the assessments. When you have a one-week pre-season developmental camp...

Improving Running Mechanics in 10U Baseball By Eric Telly, Landow Performance 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 and performance at these levels. Topics are...

 Chris Giacchino is a certified strength and conditioning coach, certified athletic trainer and holds his USAW certification.   Chris is in his third season with the Cleveland Indians and in his second season as the Minor League S&C Coordinator. Chris spent his first year with the organization as a strength coach in...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on working Winter Ball.   Speakers: Ben Chadwick (Boston Red Sox organization) Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Tanner Miracle (New York Mets organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General discussion on working Winter Ball...

MLB Strength and Conditioning: What We Do and How We Do It By Nate Shaw, ATC, RSCC Because the gates at Chase Field and most other MLB ball parks open 1.5 hours before each game Sunday through Thursday and 2 hours before Friday and Saturday games, some fans think that players and coaches get to the ball park between...