backhand stroke

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Synonyms for backhand stroke

a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke

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Repeat impact from the ball hitting the racket when one-handed backhand stroke is performed is believed to be related to tennis elbow syndrome (Roetert and Groppel, 2001).
Studies on backhand stroke mechanics have compared elbow muscle activities in one- and two-handed backhand strokes (Giangarra, et al., 1993) and quantified joint angular movement differences between the two stroke styles (Akutagawa and Kojima, 2005; Genevois, et al., 2015; Kawasaki, et al., 2005; Reid, 2002).
VTENNIS elbow is caused by any repetitive movement resembling the backhand stroke in tennis.
Accordingly, the kinematic differences between each backhand stroke need to be appreciated, and then considered within the context of each individual player's kinanthropometry, coordination skill and style (Reid, 2001).
The backhand stroke is divided into three common phases (Ryu et al., 1988).
Wang reported that backhand stroke angular motion and stroke power was greater in advanced players due to their use of efficient kinetic chains (Wang et al., 2010).
The Russian managed to level the match with the help of his firing backhand strokes.
Before the recurrence she had showed plenty of her trademark twohanded backhand strokes, punching holes in the Zvonareva and Dentoni defence in a doubles clash.
(2008) evaluated the effect of movements in individual upper limb joints on racket velocity during performance of two variants of topspin backhand strokes and suggested that changes depend on the arrangement of individual upper limb segments rather than on angular velocities in individual joints of the limb holding the racket.
The subjects were required to perform forehand and backhand strokes in different positions on the tennis court.
An additional award for Skills Achievement was won by 12-year-old Daniel Whitworth, who managed 51 shots over the net in five minutes with both forehand and well-timed backhand strokes.
The young players got tips on their serves and backhand strokes (before being given tickets to actually watch the pros in action on centre court) while Bopanna and Qureshi were impressed with the talent on display.
Alexandrescu fell behind 2-5 in the second set against the Guardians' Lisa Figueiredo, but rallied and won the next five games and the match with effective backhand strokes and powerful serves.
As I am basically an attacking player, 'sir' emphasised on the need for developing my defence and backhand strokes.
Lessons start on Saturday morning with instruction on the forehand and backhand strokes. Later talks cover the serve, drop shot and doubles tactics, and coffee breaks are taken to analyse failure and success on video.