Biopitch - "The Science of Pitching"
 
PITCHER SURVEY*********PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AS ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE. THIS SURVEY IS COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS AND IS BEING USED FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE TO COLLECT VITAL DATA FOR OUR RESEARCH AND WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR HONESTY IN YOUR INPUT
HOW OLD ARE YOU
AT WHAT AGE DID YOU START PITCHING
DO YOU HAVE A DESIGNATED "PITCHING COACH" ON YOUR TEAM
WHEN DO YOU START THROWING (FLAT GROUND/LONG TOSS) PRIOR TO THE SEASON
WHEN ARE YOU FINISHED PITCHING FOR THE YEAR
DO YOU THROW A CURVEBALL, SLIDER, OR BOTH
HOW MANY TEAMS DID YOU PLAY FOR LAST SEASON
HOW MANY INNINGS DID YOU ACCUMULATE LAST YEAR
DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY PITCHES YOU THREW LAST YEAR (YES OR NO)
HAVE YOU EVER THROWN MORE THAN 85+ PITCHES IN A SINGLE GAME
HAVE YOU EVER THROWN MORE THAN 100+ PITCHES IN A GAME
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN RE-INSERTED TO PITCH IN A GAME IN WHICH YOU HAD ALREADY PITCHED
HAVE YOU ATTENDED ANY SHOWCASES IN THE LAST 3 YEARS? IF SO LIST THE MONTH(S) ATTENDED
WOULD YOU BE IN FAVOR OF A REVISION TO THE NJSIAA PITCHING RULES THAT WOULD UTILIZE PITCH COUNTS RATHER THAN INNINGS PITCHED IN ORDER TO DETERMINE ALLOCATED REST PERIODS FOR PITCHERS
YES
NO
HAVE YOU EVER COMPLAINED/SUFFERED FROM ELBOW OR SHOULDER PAIN DURING ANY SEASON
YES
NO
HAVE YOU MISSED COMPETITION (ANY AMOUNT OF TIME) DUE TO ARM INJURY, MINOR OR MAJOR
YES
NO
HAVE YOU EVER NEEDED TO VISIT AN ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALIST
YES
NO
WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF INJURY IN YOUTH PITCHERS (LITTLE LEAGUE THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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