Common sports injuries in young tennis players.

  title={Common sports injuries in young tennis players.},
  author={J Bylak and Mark Robert Hutchinson},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={26 2},
Tennis is a popular racquet sport played by boys, girls, men and women. Tennis players frequently begin playing in childhood and may continue playing into late adulthood. Preadolescent and adolescent players have open growth plates and a reduced muscle power, lower level of coordination and smaller stature compared with adult players. The physical characteristics of the young tennis player mean that unique demands are placed on the developing athlete which can, in turn, be associated with… CONTINUE READING


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