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Biomechanics and tennis
  1. B Elliott
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor Elliott
 University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia; bruce.elliott{at}uwa.edu.au

Abstract

Success in tennis requires a mix of player talent, good coaching, appropriate equipment, and an understanding of those aspects of sport science pertinent to the game. This paper outlines the role that biomechanics plays in player development from sport science and sport medicine perspectives. Biomechanics is a key area in player development because all strokes have a fundamental mechanical structure and sports injuries primarily have a mechanical cause.

  • biomechanics
  • loading
  • stroke production
  • tennis

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  • Competing interests: none declared

  • The player in figure 2 has given permission for its publication.

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