An 8-Stage Model for Evaluating the Tennis Serve

  title={An 8-Stage Model for Evaluating the Tennis Serve},
  author={Mark S Kovacs and Todd S. Ellenbecker},
  booktitle={Sports health},
BACKGROUND The tennis serve is a complex stroke characterized by a series of segmental rotations involving the entire kinetic chain. Many overhead athletes use a basic 6-stage throwing model; however, the tennis serve does provide some differences. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION To support the present 8-stage descriptive model, data were gathered from PubMed and SPORTDiscus databases using keywords tennis and serve for publications between 1980 and 2010. RESULTS An 8-stage model of analysis for the… CONTINUE READING
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