Dr. Jason Zaremski, co-director of the University of Florida Sports Medicine Outreach Program at the UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute, chats with WCJB-TV20 regarding the new Florida High School Pitch Counts Regulations and new research.
From the article:
“Within the last 20 years, overuse throwing injuries amongst young and professional baseball players has increased. Jason Zaremski, a Sports Medicine Physician at UF hopes data from his study will help prevent these potential career-ending injuries.
‘Most recently there’s been a change from innings restrictions to pitch restrictions, because we found innings restrictions aren’t a good marker of rest and use,’ Zaremski said.”
You can read the full article online via the WCBJ-20 website:
Other news outlets also spoke with Dr. Zaremski about this important research:
- WUFT: High School Pitchers Still At Overuse Risk, UF Researcher Says
- The Gainesville Sun: UF researcher studies risks for young pitchers
- The Independent Florida Alligator: UF physician, a former catcher, aims to limit baseball injuries through new study
- WGFL-CBS4: UF doctor studying baseball injuries among high school players