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Tennis [electronic resource] / by Carla Mooney.

Mooney, Carla, 1970- (Author). Gale Group. (Added Author).
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Subject: Tennis.

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  • ISBN: 9781420511222 (electronic book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (112 p.) : col. ill.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. The history of tennis -- 2. Training and conditioning -- 3. Racket power and control -- 4. The science of the bounce -- 5. Getting the ball in the box -- 6. The psychology of tennis.
Summary: Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers tennis.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
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