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UCL Internal Brace, GIRD, and Baseball Nutrition

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dr. Jeff Dugas, Dr. Andrews and Rafael Escamilla, and Nick Esposito.


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Assessing Overhead Arm Elevation - Video Case Study

Assessing Overhead Arm Elevation – Video Case Study

One of the many things I look at during my movement assessment process is overhead arm elevation. The information you gather on the person’s ability to perform such a basic task is often invaluable when designing someone’s performance therapy or training program.

My Latest Inner Circle Update

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5 Keys to Returning to Sport After a Knee Surgery

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on 5 Keys to Returning to Sport After a Knee Surgery is now available.

This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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PTs Getting ATC Degrees and Serratus Exercises

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about physical therapists also getting an athletic training degree, and some of our favorite exercises for the serratus anterior.

Latest Articles on Elite Baseball Performance

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  • Hotel Workouts for Baseball Tournaments
    by Nick Esposito on July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Summer and travel baseball are in full swing, but how can you maintain your workouts on the road? Hotel gyms can be hit or miss, trust me, as a player and coach, I’ve seen a lot of hotel gyms. In this article, I will give you a dumbbell workout and a bodyweight workout you can perform on the road to maintain your strength and performance at your next tournament. The post Hotel Workouts for Baseball Tournaments appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]

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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web

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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair with Internal Brace

The internal brace procedure to repair the ulnar collateral ligament is becoming a viable alternative to traditional Tommy John reconstruction.  It’s still not the gold standard, but it’s an option for the right person, at the right time.  Here’s a great review of the technique and outcomes from Dr. Jeff Dugas.

Glenohumeral rotation deficits in high school, college, and professional baseball pitchers with and without a medial ulnar collateral ligament injury

Nice new study from Dr. Andrews and Rafael Escamilla looking at ROM and UCL injuries. Nice to see that too much total rotational motion has a higher injury risk. I still don’t think it’s GIRD that’s the problem, it’s ER and total motion.

Free Baseball Nutrition Guide

As an athlete, you have the power to improve your game through food. This free course from Champion strength coach Nick Esposito will help guide you in making smart nutritional choices to impact performance.