Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2020 Ultrasound-Guided Microinvasive Trigger Finger Release Technique Combined with Three Tests to Confirm a Complete ReleaseAmerican Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  99:1150-1156. 2020
2020 Outcomes After Ulnar Collateral Ligament Revision Reconstruction in Baseball PlayersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  48:3359-3364. 2020
2020 Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Plantar Fasciotomy Using Microdebrider Coblation WandFoot and Ankle International.  41:187-192. 2020
2020 Biomechanical comparison of plantar-to-dorsal and dorsal-to-plantar screw fixation strength for subtalar arthrodesisEinstein.  18. 2020
2019 Portal Placement and Biomechanical Performance of Endoscopic Proximal Hamstring RepairAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  47:2985-2992. 2019
2019 Longevity among Major League Baseball Players - Play Ball!JAMA Internal Medicine.  179:1301-1302. 2019
2019 Baseball Pitchers’ Perceived Effort Does Not Match Actual Measured Effort During a Structured Long-Toss Throwing ProgramAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  47:1949-1954. 2019
2019 Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair With Collagen-Dipped FiberTape Augmentation in Overhead-Throwing AthletesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  47:1096-1102. 2019
2019 Fastball velocity and elbow-varus torque in professional baseball pitchersJournal of Athletic Training.  54:296-301. 2019
2019 The Relationship of Throwing Arm Mechanics and Elbow Varus Torque: ResponseAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  47:NP4-NP5. 2019
2018 Differences among overhand, 3-quarter, and sidearm pitching biomechanics in professional baseball playersJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  34:377-385. 2018
2018 Do Mound Height and Pitching Distance Affect Youth Baseball Pitching Biomechanics?American Journal of Sports Medicine.  46:2996-3001. 2018
2018 Editorial Commentary: Changing Times in Sports Biomechanics: Baseball Pitching Injuries and Emerging Wearable TechnologyArthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  34:823-824. 2018
2018 Changes in Youth Baseball Pitching Biomechanics: A 7-Year Longitudinal StudyAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  46:44-51. 2018
2018 Return to Play and Outcomes in Baseball Players After Superior Labral Anterior-Posterior RepairsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  46:109-115. 2018
2017 Biomechanical Comparisons Among Fastball, Slider, Curveball, and Changeup Pitch Types and Between Balls and Strikes in Professional Baseball PitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:3358-3367. 2017
2017 The Relationship of Throwing Arm Mechanics and Elbow Varus Torque: Within-Subject Variation for Professional Baseball Pitchers Across 82,000 ThrowsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:3030-3035. 2017
2017 Finger forces in fastball baseball pitchingHuman Movement Science.  54:172-181. 2017
2017 Return to play and decreased performance after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in national football league defensive playersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  45:1815-1821. 2017
2016 Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Baseball PlayersArthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  32:2278-2284. 2016
2016 Biomechanical Comparison of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair with Internal Bracing Versus Modified Jobe ReconstructionAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  44:735-741. 2016
2015 Return to play after chondroplasty of the knee in national football league athletesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  43:663-668. 2015
2015 Tibiofemoral contact biomechanics following meniscocapsular separation and repairInternational Journal of Sports Medicine.  36:498-502. 2015
2015 Biomechanical Performance of Baseball Pitchers with a History of Ulnar Collateral Ligament ReconstructionAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  43:1045-1050. 2015
2015 Deficits in Glenohumeral Passive Range of Motion Increase Risk of Shoulder Injury in Professional Baseball PitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  43:2379-2385. 2015
2015 Prevalence of ulnar collateral ligament surgery in professional baseball playersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  43:1764-1769. 2015
2015 Torsional Fracture of the Humerus after Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis with an Interference Screw: A Biomechanical Cadaveric StudyClinical Biomechanics.  30:915-920. 2015
2014 Visualization and reduction of a mensical capsular junction tear in the knee: an arthroscopic surgical technique 2014
2014 Deficiencies in pitching biomechanics in baseball players with a history of superior labrum anterior-posterior repairAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  42:2837-2841. 2014
2014 Deficits in glenohumeral passive range of motion increase risk of elbow injury in professional baseball pitchers: A prospective studyAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  42:2075-2081. 2014
2014 Risk-prone pitching activities and injuries in youth baseball: Findings from a national sampleAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  42:1456-1463. 2014
2013 Return to athletic activity after plate fixation of displaced midshaft clavicle fracturesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:2632-2636. 2013
2013 Biomechanical insights into the aetiology of infraspinatus syndromeBritish Journal of Sports Medicine.  47:239-244. 2013
2013 Associations between timing in the baseball pitch and shoulder kinetics, elbow kinetics, and ball speedAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:336-342. 2013
2013 Cannulated screw fixation of refractory olecranon stress fractures with and without associated injuries allows a return to baseballAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:306-312. 2013
2012 The feasibility of randomized controlled trials for early arthritis therapies (EARTH) involving acute anterior cruciate ligament tear cohortsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  40:2648-2652. 2012
2012 Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction with gracilis tendon in athletes with intraligamentous bony excision: Technique and resultsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  40:1578-1582. 2012
2011 Correlation of glenohumeral internal rotation deficit and total rotational motion to shoulder injuries in professional baseball pitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  39:329-335. 2011
2011 Risk of serious injury for young baseball pitchers: A 10-year prospective studyAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  39:253-257. 2011
2010 Passive ranges of motion of the hips and their relationship with pitching biomechanics and ball velocity in professional baseball pitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  38:2487-2493. 2010
2010 Return to play after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in national football league athletesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  38:2233-2239. 2010
2010 Cruciate ligament tensile forces during the forward and side lungeClinical Biomechanics.  25:213-221. 2010
2009 Prevention of elbow injuries in youth baseball pitchersCurrent Sports Medicine Reports.  8:250-254. 2009
2009 A comparison of age level on baseball hitting kinematicsJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  25:210-218. 2009
2009 Biomechanical comparison between elite female and male baseball pitchersJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  25:22-31. 2009
2009 Effects of bat grip on baseball hitting kinematicsJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  25:203-209. 2009
2008 Swing kinematics for male and female pro golfers.International Journal of Sports Medicine.  29:965-970. 2008
2008 Patellofemoral compressive force and stress during the forward and side lunges with and without a strideClinical Biomechanics.  23:1026-1037. 2008
2008 Kinematic analysis of swing in pro and amateur golfers.International Journal of Sports Medicine.  29:487-493. 2008
2008 A biomechanical comparison of youth baseball pitches: Is the curveball potentially harmful?American Journal of Sports Medicine.  36:686-692. 2008
2008 Changes in shoulder and elbow passive range of motion after pitching in professional baseball playersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  36:523-527. 2008
2008 Biomechanical comparison of the fastball from wind-up and the fastball from stretch in professional baseball pitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  36:137-141. 2008
2007 Electromyographic analysis of the supraspinatus and deltoid muscles during 3 common rehabilitation exercisesJournal of Athletic Training.  42:464-469. 2007
2007 Outcome analysis of agility total ankle replacement with prior adjunctive procedures: Two to six year followupFoot and Ankle International.  28:308-312. 2007
2007 Pitching biomechanics as a pitcher approaches muscular fatigue during a simulated baseball gameAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  35:23-33. 2007
2007 The relationship between age and baseball pitching kinematics in professional baseball pitchersJournal of Biomechanics.  40:265-270. 2007
2006 Risk factors for shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent baseball pitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  34:905-912. 2006
2006 Kinetic comparison among the fastball, curveball, change-up, and slider in collegiate baseball pitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  34:423-430. 2006
2006 Influence of shoulder abduction and lateral trunk tilt on peak elbow varus torque for college baseball pitchers during simulated pitchingJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  22:93-102. 2006
2006 Technique and results of achilles tendon detachment and reconstruction for insertional achilles tendinosisFoot and Ankle International.  27:677-684. 2006
2005 Relationship of biomechanical factors to baseball pitching velocity: Within pitcher variationJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  21:44-56. 2005
2004 Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in high school baseball players: Clinical results and injury risk factorsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  32:1158-1164. 2004
2004 Biomechanics of the elbow in sportsClinics in Sports Medicine.  23:519-530. 2004
2004 Change in plantarflexion strength after complete detachment and reconstruction of the Achilles tendonFoot and Ankle International.  25:800-804. 2004
2003 Anchor enhanced capsulorraphy in bunionectomies using an L-shaped capsulotomyFoot and Ankle International.  24:61-66. 2003
2002 Effect of pitch type, pitch count, and pitching mechanics on risk of elbow and shoulder pain in youth baseball pitchersAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  30:463-468. 2002
2001 Comparison of kinematic and temporal parameters between different pitch velocity groupsJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  17:1-13. 2001
2001 Relationship of pelvis and upper torso kinematics to pitched baseball velocityJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  17:164-172. 2001
2001 Relationship of ulnar collateral ligament strain to amount of medial olecranon osteotomyAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  29:716-721. 2001
2000 Biomechanics and rehabilitation of elbow injuries during throwingInternational Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training.  5:12-18. 2000
1999 Kinematic and kinetic comparison of baseball pitching among various levels of developmentJournal of Biomechanics.  32:1371-1375. 1999
1999 Biomechanics and injuries of the shoulder during throwingInternational Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training.  4:6-10. 1999
1998 Kinematic analysis of the wrist and forearm during baseball pitchingJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  14:24-39. 1998
1998 Kinematic comparisons of throwing different types of baseball pitchesJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  14:1-23. 1998
1996 A comparison of tibiofemoral joint forces and electromyographic activity during open and closed kinetic chain exercisesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  24:518-527. 1996
1996 Kinematic and kinetic comparison between baseball pitching and football passingJournal of Applied Biomechanics.  12:207-224. 1996
1995 Kinetics of Baseball Pitching with Implications About Injury MechanismsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  23:233-239. 1995

Book

Year Title Altmetric
2005 Baseball injuries.  Ed. 49.  2005

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2009 Biomechanics of the Shoulder During Sports.  365-384. 2009
2009 Baseball.  59-77. 2009

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical / Medical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1994
  • Full Name

  • Glenn Fleisig