Every sport comes with its own sets of risks and baseball is no exception. For being a sport that has continuous repetitive movements and motions, using the same joints, tendons, and ligaments over and over again, there are bound to be strains, tears, and deterioration.
If you are an athlete who is dedicated to your sport, we are sure that you always want to give 100 percent effort to your training and that you want to work out as often as you can. However, this is not healthy for your body, and it can actually have a detrimental effect on your athletic performance.
Baseball is one of the most popular sports in the U.S., with an estimated number of about 4.5 million participants in a year. According to a journal published in NCBI, it is considered one of the lowest overall injury sports, although players risk losing time out on the field if they do become injured.