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Study Suggests Simple 2-Out Exercise Protocol to Maintain ROM During An Outing

by Randy Sullivan
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I was recently reading through my favorite research journal, the American Journal of Sports Medicine, and  I came across an interesting article entitled “Effects of a Short-Duration Stretching Drill After Pitching on Elbow and Shoulder Range of Motion in Professional Baseball Pitchers.“ The study, authored by Rafael Escamilla,PhD, PT, CSCS, and his colleagues at the ASMI offers evidence that a short-duration, low intensity stretching program conducted between innings could help a pitcher maintain shoulder  range of motion during an outing and might reduce his risk of injury. Loss of ROM during pitching episodes has been well documented and its cumulative […]