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The shoulder in sport, with Ben Kibler

The shoulder in sport, with Ben Kibler

Babette Pluim (BJSM’s deputy editor) talks to Ben Kibler (medical director of the Lexington Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Lexington, Kentucky) about his varied and prolific career in tennis and baseball sports medicine. Dr Kibler discusses his research on the shoulder and also the tennis serve, the importance of considering biomechanics in injury prevention and recovery, and the role of surgery.0.43 Founding the society for tennis medicine and science2.34 The increasing focus on the shoulder in sports medicine research3.45 Dr Kibler interest in the scapula6.09 The tennis serve as a weapon9.03 The importance of biomechanics in sports medicine11.14 The Kibler rehabilitation programme13.46 The role of surgery15.02 Basics of the throwing motion conference16.28 Do we need guidelines on how many serves young tennis players should hit?19.11 The importance of the rotation of the shoulder and position of the scapula in preventing injurySee also:Basics of the throwing motion conference