The American Sports Medicine Institute is Recruiting Youth Baseball Pitchers
To participate in a research study, sponsored by Major League Baseball, to determine how different mound heights affect the pitching biomechanics of youth baseball pitchers.
Who may participate?
Youth Baseball Pitchers 12-13 years of age
Must have played during the past 12 months
No injuries during the past 12 months
What is required?
- A one time, one hour visit to the ASMI Biomechanics Lab located on the campus of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama
- A biomechanical evaluation during which you will throw 5 pitches from each of the following:
- 46 feet from a 10” mound
- 54 feet from the flat ground
- 54 feet from a 6” mound
- 54 feet from a 10” mound
- 60.5 feet from a 10” mound“
There is no cost to your participation. Participants will receive a copy of their high speed video and a copy of their biomechanical evaluation.