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Effect of Fatigue on Medial Elbow Torque in Baseball Pitchers: A Simulated Game Analysis

BACKGROUND: The incidence of overuse injury to the elbow among baseball pitchers continues to rise, despite extensive efforts at pitch count regulations and emphasis on proper throwing mechanics.
PURPOSE: To determine if the medial elbow experiences increased torque levels as a baseball pitcher fatigues through the course of a simulated game.

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