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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181afef9c
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Preseason Strength and Conditioning for Collegiate Tennis Players

Wakeham, Tim “Red MS1”; Jacobs, Rich MS2

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Abstract

TENNIS HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED AS A FAST-PACED GAME THAT REQUIRES PRECISE MOVEMENT COORDINATION, AGILITY, EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH, ENDURANCE, AND STRATEGIC SKILL MASTERY. THESE OUTCOMES CAN BE ACHIEVED BY ADHERING TO AN ANNUAL PLAN CONSISTING OF VARIOUS PHASES. THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS ARTICLE ARE TO BRIEFLY REVIEW OFF-SEASON STRENGTH TRAINING; TO PROVIDE AN IN-DEPTH EXAMINATION OF PRESEASON STRENGTH AND POWER TRAINING; AND TO REVIEW PRESEASON GENERAL AND SPORT-SPECIFIC CONDITIONING.

© 2009 National Strength and Conditioning Association

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