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Spinal Rehabilitation Strategies for the Elite Tennis Player

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Due to the demands of the sport of tennis, the spine has one of the highest incidences of injury within the body [1–3]. Injuries are prevalent in the spine in elite junior players [2] as well as in both male and female professional players [3].

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Gravil, H., Fuller, L. (2018). Spinal Rehabilitation Strategies for the Elite Tennis Player. In: Di Giacomo, G., Ellenbecker, T., Kibler, W. (eds) Tennis Medicine. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71498-1_31

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