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  Bridgewater Baseball and Softball League - Medical and Safety Committee
The following are internet links regarding important baseball and softball safety issues.  These websites are meant as an introduction to and not a complete list of educational material.  With the information below, coaches, athletes, and parents can be more aware of ways to effectively prevent and manage injury.
 
CDC Heads Up for Concussions
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/youth.html
 
Baseball Overuse Injuries (Pitch Counts)
http://stopsportsinjuries.reingoldweb.com/files/pdf/AOSSM_Baseball.pdf
http://www.asmi.org/asmiweb/usabaseball.htm
10 Year Study of Pitch Counts
 
Heat Exhaustion and Stroke
http://www.baseballrox.com/health/preventing-heat-exhaustion-and-stroke-in-youth-athletes.php
http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/heat_guide.asp
 
General Injury Prevention
http://youthsports.rutgers.edu/
http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/
http://www.kidsource.com/safety/baseball.safety.html
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00185
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00134
Recommended Sports Eye Protectors
Tips for Buying Sports Eye Protectors
 
Training to Optimize Performance and Prevent/Manage Injury
http://www.somersetsportsperformance.com/trainerfinder/websites/60164/sportsmedlink/index.html
http://www.somersetsportsperformance.com
http://www.zonedinc.com
 
Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid training
http://www.somersetmedicalcenter.com/body.cfm?id=1416
http://rues.rutgers.edu/cpr.shtml#fa
http://www.rwjuh-ems.org/hsaed.htm