Key Medical Issues for Tennis Players

  • Bradley G. Changstrom
  • Babette M. PluimEmail author
  • Neeru Jayanthi


In addition to the musculoskeletal injury emphasis described in other chapters of this book, there is a tremendous stress to the entire body during tennis play. This requires high-level medical care for the competitive tennis player against illness and overtraining syndromes. This chapter overviews these key medical issues.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley G. Changstrom
    • 1
  • Babette M. Pluim
    • 2
    Email author
  • Neeru Jayanthi
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, CU Sports MedicineUniversity of Colorado HospitalAuroraUSA
  2. 2.Royal Netherlands Lawn Tennis AssociationAmersfoortThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Orthopedics and Family Medicine, Tennis Medicine, Emory Sports Medicine CenterSociety for Tennis Medicine and Science (STMS)AtlantaUSA

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