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Softball Injury Causes

Causes

Acute

  • Being hit with the ball or a bat, resulting in soft tissue injuries
  • Sliding or diving into a base
  • Using improper equipment and playing techniques or mechanics

Overuse

  • Throwing too much or too hard, also the windmill pitch can result in overuse injuries like tendonitis.
  • Catching can result in overuse injuries based on positioning and mechanics
  • Players in the field or on the bases are prone to overuse injuries from incorrect throwing or sliding