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MEMBERS, USA BASEBALL MEDICAL/SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

Name Category / Expertise
Glenn Fleisig, Ph. D., Chairman Research / ASMI
Elliot Hopkins USA Baseball / NFHS
Sandy Jones USA Baseball / Dixie Baseball
John Sadler, JD, CIC Insurance / Law
Jim Ronai Strength & Conditioning
Josh Bloom, MD Medicine - Team Physician
Daryl Osbahr, MD Medicine - Orthopedic Surgeon
Johna Register-Mihalik, Ph. D. Research - UNC Chapel Hill
Linda North Player Advocate / LLB
Malaika Underwood Recent Athlete
John Gall Recent Athlete
Paul Seiler USA Baseball Executive Director
Mike Gaski USA Baseball President

REPORTS:

Concussions in Baseball
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Committee

Bioterrorism and Youth Baseball
Clarke, Kenneth (Casey), Ph.D. SLE Worldwide, Inc.

Patterns of Injury in Youth Baseball
Clarke, Kenneth (Casey), Ph.D. SLE Worldwide, Inc.

The Why and Hows of Bat and Ball Regulation
Crisco, J.J. Trey, Ph.D. & Rick Greenwald, Ph.D., National Institute for Sports Science and Safety

A Perspective on the Mental Approach to Baseball
Harding, Jr., Herndon P., M.D. Medical Director, Florida Hospital Center for Behavioral Health

Coaches and the Injured Athlete
Harding, Jr., Herndon P., M.D. Medical Director, Florida Hospital Center for Behavioral Health

How Aggressive Should a Player Be?
Harding, Jr., Herndon P., M.D. Medical Director, Florida Hospital Center for Behavioral Health

Safety Equipment Used in Little League Baseball
Mueller, Frederick O. & Stephen W. Marshall

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

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

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

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

15 Passenger & 12 Passenger Vans
Sadler, John M., JD, CIC

Type of Background Checks on Volunteers
Sadler, John M., JD, CIC

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

AEDs at the Ball Park
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Banned Substances
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Facility Risk Management
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Lightning at the Ball Park
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Terrorism and Youth Baseball
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Wood & Metal Bats
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Youth Baseball Pitching Injuries
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

National Amateur Baseball Catastrophic Injury Surveillance Program
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee & the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research (UNC Chapel Hill)

Sexual Abuse in Youth Baseball (2008)
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

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

The Dangers of Chewing Tobacco
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

The Use of Creatine by Baseball Players - What is it?
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

Use of the Reduced Impact Ball in Youth Baseball, Ages 5-12
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee

What is Commotio Cortis in Baseball?
USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee