- The impact of pitch counts and days of rest on performance among major-league baseball pitchersJohn C Bradbury
Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
J Strength Cond Res 26:1181-7. 2012..This study supports the popular notion that high pitching loads can dampen future performance; however, because the effect is small, pitch-count benchmarks have limited use for maintaining performance and possibly preventing injury...
- Peak athletic performance and ageing: evidence from baseballJohn Charles Bradbury
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
J Sports Sci 27:599-610. 2009..Athletic skills such as hitting and running peak earlier than skills that rely heavily on experience and knowledge, such as issuing and drawing walks...