Running the PitchTrak Application

Now that the trials are collected, data are clean and events selected, you can use the PitchTrak Application to perform the calculations and generate the reports.

Click to watch the Video Tutorial on how to use the PitchTrak Application:

To run PitchTrak, Click Applications>PitchTrak

Complete the Subject Information fields for the pitcher:

Pitchtrak Subject Information

Now Select the Trials that you want to process with PitchTrak, and click on the Generate Reports button. The Kinematics and Kinetics graphs will be populated for the last selected trial. Check that the graphs are filled and do not have errors.

If you want, you can print out these reports by right clicking in the presentation graphs pane and selecting File>Print Graph Image.

Open the MS Excel program and select the trial that you want to view.

Pitchtrak Excel

The Excel workbook will have three tabs. A listing of the data will be on the first tab, with the Graphs and WebReport on the other tabs.

Here is an example report in Excel: pitchtrakexample_report.xlsx

There is a table that has the pitching parameters along with ranges from collegiate and professional pitchers:

Pitchtrak Pitching Parameter Table

A green check box  and a red check box  will indicate within or outside recommended ranges to predict risk of injury to the throwing arm.