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  1. Wasn't Sosa injured at the time? I remember reading Ramos was called up because we was the only 3B that was healthy.
  2. This could be true, hence they really aren't following the direction of the strength and conditioning team.
  3. They aren't with them in the off season. They can council, prescribe and advise but can't control everything, especially if it's something that is prohibited by MLB.
  4. Sometimes players add other things to their workouts in an attempt to be stronger that can increase the chances of injuries.
  5. You are talking two different measures. One is a players progress compared to another. The other is how hard an individual is working. What would Grifol say if moncada wasn't injured? The medical staff needs to know how soon robert can start playing games. That has nothing to do with moncadas progress from injuries. As someone else said you mist have never really had these types if injuries as your medical team would have discussed your progress in these terms. They need feedback from the patient so they can progress the rehab protocol. These decisions can't be made without feedback from the patient. Only they know how the injury feels.
  6. As said ad nauseum, it's his perceived rate of exertion of what he can do without pain. Should we go to the examples of smiley face and frowning face medical professionals use with children. That's another example of ways to use patient feedback on how they are doing. Another one is rating your pain on a scale from zero to ten with zero being no pain at all and ten being going to the emergency room.
  7. They didn't say he was 80% healed. They said he was running at 80%. That doesn't mean he is 80% healed. That means he is running at 80% effort. He could be 90% healed but the rehab protocol they set is protecting the muscle on a set time line. He is currently training at an 80% effort with no lasting soreness. The next step is to train at 90% effort and see if soreness lasts more than a day. If he can do that, he will return to games. If he is too sore after 90% effort they will back him down to 80% and try again. This is how rehab works. It's not linear.
  8. You are talking about 2 very different things healing cancer can be quantified by imaging such as MRI or VY scans. Trying to quantify how hard someone is running can only be determined by the athlete. Your 70% effort is different than someone else's 70%. The full quote would probably be, he can run 80% without pain. That is slightly more objective but pain is also subjective from one person to another.
  9. Athletes are asked to do it all the time for training. You don't train everyday at 100%. You need to adjust your effort each time to train properly. Even recreational runners learn their pace and effort to adjust daily workouts.
  10. Not a doctor but have worked with athletes for 30 some years. They can do it by watching the time and checking his time to first base when healthy. This is usually the final step though. Right now it's probably more the athletes reported level of exertion. There is only so much that the medical staff can do. As much as we try with research there is a reason they say practice of medicine. Everyone's anatomy and physiology can vary. We can talk about averages and likelihood of injury and healing but the athletes anatomy, genetics and their own effort/work all play a significant part.
  11. Not stretching, off season training is the issue, I think.
  12. This is accurate especially with the warm-ups. Research shows that one of the most sure ways to injure a muscle is to do passive stretching. Hence the dynamic warm-ups you described. I don't think any of these issues is related to the in season activities. It's all about what type of training they are doing in the off season. Similar to what you described. What are you training for, strength is great but there needs to be functionality. A basic principle od training is SAID, Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands. If you don't train for explosive running out of the box, your body won't be able to handle it.
  13. There is something to be said for this in a contract year. They will push it more than a player with a guaranteed contract.
  14. Holy crap. He must have a grade 3 tear. The particular muscle here is a big issue. If it's the adductor magnus or one of the bigger ones, he should heal fine but could be a long term issue. Similar to Robert and the hip flexor. However if it's the adductor longus, a muscle that is long a relatively thin, that may not heal well at all. He will still have good function but could decrease the strength and change lateral movement. Could be really significant for a 3B.
  15. It's possible. The amount of scar tissue will impact both the flexibility and the ability of the muscle to generate force. It's impossible to tell unless you feel the muscle or look at imaging but it's a good possibility.
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