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Strength, Conditioning and Prevention Training for the Thrower

I recently had the opportunity to attend a workshop at Inside Performance (IP) Baseball in North Vancouver on the topic of “Strength and Conditioning for the Baseball Player”.  The workshop was put on by two true professionals in Graeme Lehman

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“Coach, I think I just pulled my hammy!”

Baseball players deal with a lot of different injuries over a long season filled with ups and downs.  Most of the time, we focus nearly all of our energy on the elbow, shoulder and thoracic spine but a common and

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This tubing exercise will make me throw harder, right?

The most common exercise I see at the ballpark these days is one which players refer to as their “tubing exercise”.  It’s great to see maintenance and “prehab” exercises being involved in a player’s daily routine but there are still

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“It’s definitely my Rotator Cuff…”

Around the baseball world we commonly hear players, coaches, parents and spectators make reference to the ‘rotator cuff’.  Has anyone stopped and asked themselves: Do I really know what the ‘rotator cuff’ is and why it’s so important to the

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Arm Safety and Sport Science Contributors Introduced

Peter Francis Professional/Academic Peter is a physiotherapist and his primary practice is located at West 4th Physiotherapy clinic in Vancouver, BC.  He also covers locums at various clinics within the greater Vancouver area and serves as a casual physiotherapist for

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