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A revolutionary analysis of pitching injuries and how to prevent them, addressing all aspects of pitcher injuries, workload, mechanics, abuse, and, most important, injury prevention. Information from doctors, trainers, coaches, pitchers, biomechanical experts, and researchers make this the first complete book on pitcher health. Saving the Pitcher is a must read for anyone who wants solidly researched data from an impartial baseball thinker....It is the right book, by the right guy, for the right reason, at the right time. Dr. Tom House, National Pitching Association.
|Publisher:||Dee, Ivan R. Publisher|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.85(d)|
Table of Contents
|1||Saving the Pitcher||13|
|2||Taking the Mound||17|
|3||From Coliseum to Arena: A Historical Note on Sports Medicine||32|
|4||The Functional Anatomy of Pitching||39|
|5||The Functional Mechanics of Pitching||65|
|8||Conditioning the Pitcher||92|
|9||The Pitching Workload||133|
|10||Practical Matters: A Trainer's Day||176|
|11||Icing It Down||184|
|A Pitcher's Education: Suggested Reading||189|
What People are Saying About This
Will Carroll has brought to the average baseball fan the medical information and analysis that was once reserved for trainers, coaches, and front office personnel.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS
...This book...will improve the game of baseball for all who play and watch.... Saving the Pitcher is a wonderful combination of entertainment and education.
PH.D., AMERICAN SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE
Will Carroll has invaluable inside medical information you cannot get anywhere else.
Innovative and useful.... Will nails it in this book, as he always does.
THE NEWBERG MINOR LEAGUE REPORT
Here's a useful book for Little Leaguers and their parents...
Saving the Pitcher is a must read for anyone who wants solidly researched data from an impartial baseball thinker.... It is the right book, by the right guy, for the right reason, at the right time.
NATIONAL PITCHING ASSOCIATION
This illuminating study...[is] invaluable to fathers and coaches who are preparing young pitchers for professional careers...
It is an essential reading for all those interested in this game.
Journal of Sports Science & Medicine
It's about time someone codified all the ways a pitcher's arm can fall off, and more importantly, all the ways that those injuries might be prevented.
AUTHOR OF PINSTRIPED BIBLE AND FORGING GENIUS: THE MAKING OF CASEY STENGEL