Journal article

The Relationship Between Baseball Participation and Health: A Systematic Scoping Review

Garrett S Bullock, Jerneja Uhan, Elinor K Harriss, Nigel K Arden, Stephanie R Filbay

Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy | J O S P T | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between baseball participation and health (musculoskeletal, general, and psychological health) and to identify research gaps in the existing literature. DESIGN: Systematic scoping review. LITERATURE SEARCH: Medical databases and gray literature were systematically searched from inception to November 2018. STUDY SELECTION CRITERIA: All studies that investigated constructs related to the health of current or former baseball players were included. DATA SYNTHESIS: Data were extracted for thematic summaries. RESULTS: Ten thousand five hundred seventy-four titles/abstracts were screened, and 678 studies were included. Ninety percent of articles included o..

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University of Melbourne Researchers

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Awarded by Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis


Funding Acknowledgements

1 Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis, Oxford, United Kingdom. 2Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. 3Bodleian Health Care Libraries, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. This study was funded by the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis (grant 21595). The authors certify that they have no affiliations with or financial involvement in any organization or entity with a direct financial interest in the subject matter or materials discussed in the article. Address correspondence to Dr Garrett S. Bullock, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, B4495, Oxford, UK OX3 7LD. E-mail:garrett.bullock@ndorms.ox.ac.uk t Copyright (c) 2020 Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (R)