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doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181af71cb
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Common Injuries in Tennis Players: Exercises to Address Muscular Imbalances and Reduce Injury Risk

Ellenbecker, Todd S DPT, MS, CSCS1,3; Pluim, Babette MD, PhD2; Vivier, Stephane PT3; Sniteman, Clay PT, ATC3

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Abstract

A TENNIS-SPECIFIC STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAM CAN PLAY A KEY ROLE IN PREVENTING COMMON INJURIES IN TENNIS PLAYERS. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE IDENTIFIES COMMON TENNIS INJURIES AND THE TENNIS DEMANDS AND MUSCULAR IMBALANCES THAT MAY PLAY A ROLE IN CAUSING THEM. SPECIFIC EXERCISES ARE SUGGESTED BASED ON THESE SPORT-SPECIFIC MUSCULAR IMBALANCES THAT HAVE A GOAL OF BOTH PREVENTING INJURIES AND ENHANCING A PLAYER'S PERFORMANCE.

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