Dr. Fleisig and Coach Caliendo discuss the arm injury epidemic on this episode of Baseball Outside the Box!
On this episode of Baseball Outside the Box, Coach Caliendo welcomes the Research Director for the American Sports Medicine Institute, Glenn Fleisig, Ph.D.
Today, Dr. Fleisig and the Coach discuss the reasons as to why we are experiencing such an epidemic of arm injuries at the younger levels of baseball, as well as in the big leagues. Plus, the two discuss what they can teach coaches, parents, and players in order to help decrease the odds of incurring such catastrophic injuries.
Glenn Fleisig bio courtesy of the American Sports Medicine Institute:
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Washington University, 1987
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellow, International Society for Biomechanics in Sports Medicine
Chair, USA Baseball Medical & Safety Committee
Pitching Safety Consultant, Little League Baseball & Softball
Injury Research Advisor, Major League Baseball
Board Member, Motus Global
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