Provides interested baseball/softball parties with new recommendations,guidelines, and suggestions on how baseball and softball programs, equipment, and facilities can be made safer. Whether you are concerned with the scientific intricacies of bat and ball research or how to best manage baseball/softball programs, this publication offers the most diverse collection of baseball/softball safety related data and information available.
10 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers from a wide range of experts cover state of the art products, materials, technology, epidemiology and program operations critical to baseball and softball. Specific topics addressed include:
The physics of baseball/softball equipment
The latest advances in protective equipment
Innovative baseball/softball field design
Improved operations and maintenance systems
Spectator safety management
The causes of baseball/softball injuries.
Youth Baseball Deaths And Injuries
Adler P., Kyle S.
A Comparative Test Method for Dynamic Response of Baseballs and Softballs
Carlson L., Chauvin D.
Dynamic Hardness (SDH) of Baseballs and Softballs
Giacobbe P., Lee Y., Scarton H.
Deceleration Distance Estimation using a Kinematic Model and Elapsed Time Measurements: An Application to Baseball
Davis N., Koenig K., Randle R., Slavings R., Wilson T.
The Mechanism of Ball Throwers’ Fractures and Their Prevention.
Kokubun S., Miyasaka Y., Ohyama M., Yokobori T.
Constructing and Maintaining Safe Playing Surfaces
Landschoot P., McNitt A., Waddington D.
Paper ID: STP1313-EB