Horizontal Bar – preventing griplock

Over the years I’ve seen gridlock injuries 2 or 3 times. Never to one of my own gymnasts, happily.

Grip lock is a … injury that rarely occurs in gymnastics …

Athletic trainers and therapists should become familiar with the cubital grip positions that place gymnasts at high risk for grip lock injury and carefully observe performances
on the high bar in men’s gymnastics …

Grip lock injury may be prevented through education of gymnasts and their coaches …

Human Kinetics – Grip Lock: A Unique Mechanism of Injury in Gymnastics

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