Medical & Safety

USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee
NAME COMMITTEE ROLE
Glenn Fleisig, PhD Chairman
Malaika Underwood Recent Athlete
John Gall Recent Athlete
Tyler Pastornicky Recent Athlete
Elliot Hopkins USA Baseball NMO (NFHS)
Sandy Jones USA Baseball NMO (Dixie Baseball)
Linda North USA Baseball NMO (Little League)
LaGwyn Durden, ATC USA Baseball NMO (NCAA)
Josh Bloom, MD Member
Daryl Osbahr, MD Member
John Sadler, JD, CIC Member
Jim Ronai, PT, ATC, CSCS Member
Paul Seiler Ex-Officio (USA Baseball)
Mike Gaski Ex-Officio (USA Baseball)
Medical & Safety Reports

USA Baseball Athlete Safety Policy

Pure Baseball
Zero tolerance for abuse in baseball

Pitch Smart
Avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers

HEADS UP: Concussion Prevention in Youth Sports
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Coaches and the Injured Athlete
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Athleticism Before Skills
Ronai, Jim, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS

Giving Kids the Competitive Edge
Ronai, Jim, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS

Banned Substances and Youth Baseball
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Commotio Cordis
Sudden cardiac arrest from hit to chest

Lightning Safety
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Passenger Vans
Sadler, John M., JD, CIC

Facility Risk Management
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Strength & Endurance Training in Young Baseball Players
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Recovery: The Key to Your Next Great Performance
Ronai, Jim, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS

Eight Essentials of Post-Pitching Recovery
Ronai, Jim, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS

The Use of Ice and Heat in the Management of Injuries
Ronai, Jim, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS

USABAT Certification
Standards for youth bat safety and performance