tennis stroke

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the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket

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(2004) Biomechanics of tennis strokes. In: Biomedical Engineering Principles In Sports.
Riek, Chapman, and Milner (1999) examined a potential injury mechanism from a typical backhand tennis stroke performed by novice and advanced players and observed a significantly higher impact force at the moment of impact for the advanced players.
(2005) Trunk rotation torques through the hip joints during the one- and two-handed backhand tennis strokes. Journal of Sports Sciences 23(8), 781-793.
They explain the physical demands of the sport, the relationship of court surfaces and playing styles, the anatomy of each tennis stroke, and physiological variables for designing a training program, then provide discussion of anatomy and exercises for the lower body, core and torso, rotational strengthening, shoulders, back, chest, and arms and wrists, with anatomical illustrations.
(2010a, 2010c) found in two studies that inter-arm asymmetry in lean mass is even higher and amounts to 12-15 %, which is connected with an increase of muscle volume in the dominant arm compared to the nondominant arm as a result of hypertrophy of loaded muscle groups (deltoid, triceps brachii, arm flexors and forearm superficial flexor muscles) during the execution of tennis strokes. This is particularly the case with all forehand shots and with serving.
Soon, Durocher and Hart were practicing their first tennis strokes, taking junior lessons and learning to play as singles or with a partner on the court.
Obama exchanged a few table tennis strokes with a young woman, and told the crowd she was a novice.
Instead the PM spent his controversial Ibiza holiday polishing up his tennis strokes as well as visiting a hippy market and "chillaxing" at a villa owned by a pal.
Basics on ball skills, tennis strokes and court markings were the main focus with a few lucky youngsters asked to step on to the courts to take part in a number of competitions.
Tennis Strokes And Tactics, pounds 12.99, Tennis For Real, pounds 12.99, Tennis Training And Conditioning, pounds 12.99, and Know The Game Tennis, pounds 6.99, all AC Black Publishers
Participants had high praises for the coaching staff as they were patient in handling and teaching everyone the basic tennis strokes.
Sharing the cockpit with Lewis in the rain or seeing sizzling tennis strokes in sublime slow motion is a joy.
Children are grouped according to age, with beginners concentrating on developing ball skills and fundamental tennis strokes, while more advanced players cover spin techniques, footwork and tactical awareness.
Another highly-skilled male player (5.5), whose recorded and edited tennis strokes were projected on a screen, served as the video opponent of each participant.
The elastic allows you to modify the motion so you can simulate actual tennis strokes (see illustrated example).