Computers help determine cause of young pitchers' injuries

10/22/2004 | USA Today

Conventional wisdom has it that young pitchers are injuring their arms by playing too many innings and throwing too many demanding pitches, such as curve balls and sliders. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Carl Nissen and other researchers at the Center for Motion Analysis in Hartford, Conn., are using imaging technology to amass much-needed scientific data on young pitchers' throwing techniques and their effect on the human body.

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