How Parents Can Stop Overuse Injuries From Becoming A Problem
Dave St. Peter (@TwinsPrez) is the President of the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball. He oversees the team’s day-to-day operations, strategic planning, and interaction with Major League Baseball. In addition to his role with the team, St. Peter oversees the franchise’s sister company -- Northern Lights Broadcasting – which includes 96.3 KTWN-FM, the Twins flagship radio affiliate commencing in 2013.
Playing baseball as much as possible is the best way to get exposure when it comes to recruitment to the next level, but if parents continue to encourage their kids to overuse their arms they may get injuries that could take them away from the game entirely. In this video, St. Peter calls on parents to make sure their kids' coaches aren't overlooking the potential overuse of their arms so that the kids can continue to have long, healthy careers in baseball.