Baseball Pitching: The Fix
About This Show
Baseball pitching motion analysis, troubleshooting, and performance using science, featuring pitching motion troubleshooter Angel Borrelli and hosted by Joe Janish. Joe interviews Angel -- a kinesiologist with a Master's Degree in Exercise Science -- on a regular basis, discussing recent pitching injuries in MLB, how they can be prevented and treated, as well as tips for baseball pitchers, coaches, and parents of all ages. More information on Angel's background can be found at http://gymscience.com.
Most Recent Episode
Baseball Pitching Velocity Programs and Products Reviewed - What You Need To Know
Are you a baseball pitcher looking for an edge through a velocity program or product? Then this is the episode for you. Trending Topics Wei-Yin Chen - dead arm, tired arm, or elbow injury? Angel explains why there may have been confusion about Chen's injury, as well as the warning signs to heed in pitchers with similar symptoms. Cole Hamels' oblique injury. Angel talks about how and why a pitcher injures the oblique -- either side -- as well as the associated risks involved. She also explains how the obliques work in trunk rotation, acceleration, and deceleration. Noah Syndergaard's lat injury, which leads into ... Teaching Moment How and why do pitchers injure their lat muscle? Angel goes into detail explaining what the lat muscle is, where it is located, what it is connected to, and its role in the pitching motion. Further, she explains how pitchers can strain and injure the lat -- as well as, how to prevent injury to it and what to do when it does get injured. Getting It Done (with Science) There are dozens, if not hundreds, of programs, devices, gadgets, contraptions, and other products that are designed with the intention to improve baseball pitching velocity and performance. Which, if any, should you invest in, and why or why not?