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  Kyle Lindsey is in his third year with the Atlanta Braves organization, having served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Danville Braves in 2018 and the Gulf Coast League Braves in 2019. Before joining the Braves, Lindsey was an intern for Texas Christian University (2017-2018) and the University of...

Inertial Flywheel Training By Daniel Cobian MS, CSCS, RSCC*D, CES, Chicago White Sox   Eccentric resistance training is an effective means of preventing muscle damage and enhancing performance through inertial flywheel training devices.  Meta-analysis data indicates that inertial flywheel training produced...

A Summary of Analysis of Non-Game Injuries in MLB By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E A study published in The Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine in December of 2019 examined the MLB Health and Injury Tracking System (HITS) medical record database from 2011-2016 to determine how many injuries occur in both MLB and MiLB...

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...

Analyzing MLB player’s performance based on age and experience. J Sport Economics & Management, 7(2): 78-100, 2017. Abstract: This study models player performance as a function of age, experience, and talent. The unbalanced panel includes 5,754 seasons spread among 562 batters and 4,767 seasons spread among 489...

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...