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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Studies on backhand stroke mechanics have compared elbow muscle activities in one- and two-handed backhand strokes (Giangarra, et al.
The two-handed backhand stroke motion was captured using an eight-camera Eagle[R] motion system (Motion Analysis Corp.
To avoid backhand stroke failure, tennis players tend to develop an upward spin impact force to raise the racket; therefore, the upward impact force at each joint is higher (Roetert and Groppel, 2001).
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.
In this way, coaches can focus on promoting the use of the continental grip with their players' dominant hands (the right hand for right-handers) as it provides more flexibility for a variety of shots, especially the one-handed backspin backhand stroke (Crespo and Milley, 1998).
VTENNIS elbow is caused by any repetitive movement resembling the backhand stroke in tennis.
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.
However, there have been no biomechanics studies investigating the relationship of inversion ankle sprains and front foot position during backhand strokes.
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.