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Musculoskeletal Screening for the Elite and Developing Tennis Player

  • Todd S. EllenbeckerEmail author
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Abstract

The use of musculoskeletal testing in sports medicine is a widespread practice, typically with a dual goal of injury prevention and performance enhancement. Knowledge regarding sport-specific normative results of musculoskeletal tests is important for the optimal interpretation of test findings in individual populations of athletes. Sport-specific descriptive data aids in the interpretation of these tests and helps to define characteristic adaptations inherent in certain homogenous athletic populations. The purpose of this chapter is to present the current methods and descriptive findings of a tennis-specific musculoskeletal screening examination used for elite junior and professional tennis players.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ATP World Tour and Rehab Plus Sports TherapyScottsdaleUSA

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