Spring Training Baseball Tips from Dr. Kriz

Major League Baseball players aren’t the only ones getting back in action.

Many high schools and middle schools are starting their spring seasons this month.

Before hitting the field, Sports Medicine Dr. Peter Kriz detailed some important things to keep in mind, especially for young athletes you may be stepping off the Little League field and onto a bigger playing surface.

About Dr. Peter Kriz

Dr. Kriz is a graduate of Boston College and Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Kriz completed a pediatric and chief residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children’s Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston in 2010. Dr. Kriz’s research interests include injury prevention in youth sports and sport-related concussion. He currently provides team physician responsibilities to student-athletes at Brown University and several area high schools, and concussion management for the Providence Bruins Professional Hockey Team. Special interests include biomechanical/video analysis and injury assessment of the throwing athlete, musculoskeletal ultrasound, dance medicine, and sports concussion management. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and has lectured at several national meetings on the topic of youth sports injuries.