Safe Tennis: How to Train and Play to Avoid Injury and Stay Healthy

Safe Tennis: How to Train and Play to Avoid Injury and Stay Healthy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632204967
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 980,507
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jim Martz, author of Tales from the Miami Hurricanes Sideline, is also the founder of Florida Tennis magazine, which was launched in 1992. He was also a vice president of the US Tennis Writers Association and the Miami Herald’s tennis writer for eighteen years. He edited the book 50 Love: Advantage Florida, which chronicles the first fifty years of USTA Florida. He also covered University of Miami football since 1973 and has been editor of CaneSport magazine since 1992.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction: Avoiding Injuries Is a Healthy Activity for Everyone ix

Chapter 1 Common Injuries 1

Chapter 2 First Step: The Dynamic Warm-Up and Mobility 9

Chapter 3 Exercising to Prevent Injuries 29

Chapter 4 Preventing Injuries while on the Court 55

Chapter 5 The Cool-Down and Flexibility 63

Chapter 6 Rest, Recovery, and Scheduling 73

Chapter 7 Pain of Fear, Loss, and Choking 87

Chapter 8 Mental Well-Being 103

Acknowledgments 115

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