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Injury surveillance at 23 International Tennis Federation Junior and Pro Circuit tournaments between 2011 and 2015
  1. José Pedro Correia
  1. Correspondence to José Pedro Correia, Rua Manuel Fernandes 73 3° Esq, Vila do Conde 4480-194, Portugal; jpcorreia.ft{at}gmail.com

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International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments represent an important step in player development. In 2015, over 400 Junior and 600 Pro Circuit tournaments were played all over the world, involving thousands of players. These players face the challenges of continuous travel and play with little financial return. However, few epidemiological data are available for this playing level.1 We aimed to present a profile of medical injuries reported during ITF Junior and Pro Circuit tournaments in 2015, in keeping with a commitment to injury …

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