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|Tools of the Trade: July 13, 2016 - Issue 922|
NFHS to Require Pitch Counts
High school baseball rules will now require a pitching restriction policy based on the number of pitches thrown in a game. Each NFHS member state association will be charged with developing its own specific policy.
Flywheel Training: A versatile approach
For any athlete throwing a ball, the shoulder and joint muscles receive a tremendous amount of mechanical stress. With that being said, the coach should have a pre-hab program in place to reduce the imbalances that lead to injury and increase focus on muscle groups responsible for deceleration.
Health & Safety
Debating Helmet Ownership
For most high schools, purchasing the proper football helmets is an important aspect of keeping players safe. But one school district in Washington state is putting that power in the hands of parents.
Pep Rally Suit Settled
A former Bakersfield (Calif.) High School student who was injured at a pep rally has been awarded a $10.5-million settlement.
Olympian Changes Routine
After going through two surgeries in 2013, U.S. national women's volleyball team captain Christa Dietzen has changed her training strategies.
From Our Pages
The Sky's the Limit
After a year of trial and error, the University of Arkansas has discovered an answer to the question of how to engage student fans at football games.