EBP Best Articles of the Week

Best Baseball Articles – November 25th, 2018

Catch up on the latest EBP content and articles from around the web. Each week EBP publishes a list of the top baseball articles from around the web. We’ll include a variety of articles on baseball coaching, skill training, performance enhancement, injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and more.

Basically, if the information is excellent and can help advance the game of baseball for players, parents, coaches, rehab specialists, and strength professions, we’ll help spread the word.

Think your article is worth including? We scan the web, but if you’d like to submit your article for consideration, please do so via The EBP Articles of the Week Submission Form.

 


Latest Article on EBP

  • Four Mental Training Tips for Baseball Players
    by Dan Blewett on February 12, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Mental training for baseball players is a very overlooked performance-enhancer. Though many players, coaches and parents witness in-game meltdowns and struggles under pressure, few players train their minds to prepare for tough situations. In this article, you’ll learn four tips to help improve baseball performance by training the mind and preparing for high-pressure situations. The post Four Mental Training Tips for Baseball Players appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]

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Best Baseball Articles of the Week


EBP Best Articles of the Week

Rapsodo Hitting for Player Development

In this video, Rick Strickland discusses how his team uses the data from Rapsodo Hitting in pursuit of player development.

Hamstring Health in Baseball

One topic Jarad Vollkommer wants to bring up is hamstring health in baseball. How can we keep our hamstrings healthy?

Wood Bats or Aluminum Bats?

William Harris dives into the great mystery of which hits farther: wood or aluminum bats?

 

 

Brooks Klein

Brooks Klein

Brooks is a Sports Physical Therapy Resident at Texas Health Sports Medicine in Fort Worth, TX. He works with baseball players of all competitive levels, from youth to professionals. As a physical therapy student, he completed a clinical rotation at Champion PT and Performance in Boston, MA.

Brooks also played baseball at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he earned all-conference honors. He was named Capital One NCAA Division I Academic All-American his senior year in 2013.
Brooks Klein
2 replies
  1. Kevin Cope PT
    Kevin Cope PT says:

    Brooks I saw 3 excellent HS training techniques in videos. All 3 in Sagittal plane. Any suggestions for Transverse plane training?

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    • Brooks Klein
      Brooks Klein says:

      Hi Kevin! Thanks for the comment. Typically I stay in the sagittal plane if I’m programming specifically for hamstrings. Usually sagittal plane has the highest EMG activity — Nordics, leg curls, GHD hip extension, kettlebell swings, supine straight leg bridge, stiff-leg deadlift, etc. (Bourne et al. 2017). To add a transverse plane component, I would incorporate single leg work. Then movement is occurring in sagittal plane, but must be stable in frontal and transverse.

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