Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Relationship Between Grip, Pinch Strengths and Anthropometric Variables, Types of Pitch Throwing Among Japanese High School Baseball Pitchers

Tsuyoshi Tajika 1 , * , Tsutomu Kobayashi 2 , Atsushi Yamamoto 1 , Hitoshi Shitara 1 , Tsuyoshi Ichinose 1 , Daisuke Shimoyama 1 , Chisa Okura 1 , Saeko Kanazawa 1 , Ayako Nagai 1 and Kenji Takagishi 1
Authors Information
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan
2 Department of Physical therapy, Takasaki University of Health and Welfare, Gunma, Japan
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: March 01, 2015, 6 (1); e25330
  • Published Online: March 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 19, 2014
  • Revised: January 2, 2015
  • Accepted: January 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.25330

To Cite: Tajika T, Kobayashi T, Yamamoto A, Shitara H, Ichinose T, et al. Relationship Between Grip, Pinch Strengths and Anthropometric Variables, Types of Pitch Throwing Among Japanese High School Baseball Pitchers, Asian J Sports Med. 2015 ; 6(1):e25330. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.25330.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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