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Health benefits for veteran (senior) tennis players
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    Health Dis-Benefits of Tennis

    Dear Mr. Chambers,

    Thank you for your thought-provoking questions about the health dis- benefits of tennis. While it is true that the manuscript focused on the health benefits related to tennis, if you browse down to the end of the article, there is a section discussing the injurious aspects of tennis. Within that section, it is acknowledged that tennis is a vigorous high impact sport with it's fair share of s...

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    Health benefits for veteran (senior) tennis players

    Gentlemen,

    Your abstract appears to focus exclusively on "health BENEFITS". Do you know of any contrary paper that considers and proposes conclusions about the possible and/or recognised DISBENEFITS.

    Now aged 78, I seem to be a mess of worn-out joints, bone-alignment and sciatic nerve problems which osteopaths, physiotherapists and "allied trades" all tend to attribute 'most likely' to the heavy wear-...

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