University of Florida Health researchers warn about pitcher injuries after a survey shows a lack of knowledge of overuse guidelines

Published: Jul. 16, 2021 at 6:11 AM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A warning about sports injuries in underage baseball players from University of Florida Health researchers.

This comes after a survey found most caregivers don’t know about overuse guidelines for pitchers.

Of the North Central Florida parents quizzed, 83% didn’t know about good pitching techniques, rest periods, and pitch counts.

These guidelines reduce the risk of arm injuries that could cause permanent damage.

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