Epidemiology of musculoskeletal injury in the tennis player

  title={Epidemiology of musculoskeletal injury in the tennis player},
  author={Geoffrey D. Abrams and Per A.F.H. Renstrom and Marc R. Safran},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={492 - 498}
Tennis is a popular sport with tens of millions of players participating worldwide. This popularity was one factor leading to the reappearance of tennis as a medal sport at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. The volume of play, combined with the physical demands of the sports, can lead to injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Overall, injury incidence and prevalence in tennis has been reported in a number of investigations. The sport creates specific demands on the… 
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